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Behaviour Specialist Support Assistant

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Behaviour Specialist Support Assistant - Graduate Opportunity - Surrey/South-West London


Teaching Personnel are working with a specialist provision in Sutton to recruit fantastic Behaviour Specialists and EBD TA's to join their growing team. 

Working hours: Full-time and part-time positions are available 

- Temporary and permanent roles 

Location: Sutton, Surrey

Pay: Competitive pay rates (d.o.e.) paid weekly via PAYE 

Rewards: Receive excellent training and exclusive access to Teaching Personnel's online portal with loads of fantastic online CPD courses


As a Behaviour Specialist Support Assistant, you will be expected to:


  • Work effectively in a team to support and guide students with behaviours and learning difficulties/disabilities in individual and group learning sessions
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with students 
  • Demonstrate and implement the school values and behaviour policy
  • Support the teacher in daily learning tasks 
  • Develop a good understanding of the students' needs and help develop personalised timetables and learning plans 
  • Motivate and encourage the students to reach personal and academic targets 
  • Help students build confidence, resilience and positive behaviours


Successful applicants will:

  • Be a recent Psychology (or relevant) graduate
  • Have experience working with children/young people with behavioural difficulties 
  • Have a good understanding of mental health 
  • Be strongly motivated and passionate about supporting vulnerable young people and helping them achieve the best outcomes 
  • Be confident and personable - personality is top of the list for this school! Applicants with not much experience but drive and passion are welcomed!


Please apply directly or email with your CV. I look forward to receiving your application!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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