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Behaviour Support Assistant for Pupil Referral Unit

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a Pupil Referral Unit in Redcar who are searching for a Support Assistant to work with students with social emotional and mental health difficulties on a full time basis, to commence after the October half term until the end of the academic year. The role will be in a specialist SEND school, working with vulnerable young people, you will be working with the support of an extensive professional team of staff.  The children in the provision display extremely challenging behaviour, so the successful candidate will be confident in approaching this. The client school welcomes applications from a variety of backgrounds including those from youth work or army/military, experience working with social, emotional and mental health as well as challenging behaviour is extremely desirable.

You will be helping pupils to work towards formal qualifications so an enthusiastic and proactive support assistant with a desire for working with young people is required. You must be a strong role model, motivated and dedicated to providing outstanding support to students and passionate making a real difference to students who may display some of the following behaviours:

  • Social anxiety
  • Drug and alcohol addiction
  • Language barriers
  • Learning difficulties

Registering with Teaching Personnel will also provide you with access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field, so this position is ideal for those wishing to broaden their work experience. We have an upcoming Team Teach training course which will highly benefit you in this role. You will be supported by a specialist team of SEN recruitment consultants with education backgrounds, who are well placed to enrol you onto your desired courses.

Teaching Personnel can offer support assistant’s competitive pay rates of up to GBP65 per day. Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel, to gain full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us today for a confidential chat to hear more.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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