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Behaviour Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are pleased to be working with a specialist Special Educational Needs provider based in Portsmouth. Our client is dedicated to delivering specialist education services to children and young adults.

The position will be as a full time Behaviour Learning Support Assistant and will ideally start ASAP, though a start date can be negotiated. Day-to-day responsibilities will be focused on supporting the teacher with lessons to both primary and secondary pupils with a range of Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. You will also be required to support pupils in small groups and in a 1:1 scenario.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong ability and skills to keep students involved and "on track"
  • Excellent support and motivational skills
  • Previous experience working with SEMH needs
  • Flexibility to adapt to unique situations and requirements
  • Team Teach experience (although this will be provided via on job training)
  • An outstanding track record being reliable, professional, hardworking and punctual
  • Hold a current enhanced DBS on the update service or be prepared to apply for a new one

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading Special Needs Education providers. It is also a chance to make a real difference to the lives of their pupils and students, many of which have previously experienced difficulty in sustained learning within a mainstream provision.

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