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Behaviour Support Assistant

  1. SEMH
  2. Sheffield
Date posted : 22/06/24
  1. Full Time
£83 - 95 per day

Job description

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SEN Teaching Assistant

A specialist school in the S71 area is looking for a full-time Teaching Assistant from now until the end of the school year, and ongoing from the start of the next term in september, to support students with various social, emotional, mental health (semh) and behavioural needs


As a teaching assistant at this school, your duties will require you to supervise the pupils throughout the school day, encourage the pupils to engage with their education, build positive relationships with the pupils, and calm down hyper-active behaviour. You may be required to work 1:1 with a certain pupil, small groups or provide more general classroom support. The school would be interested in a candidate who has previous experience supporting children or adults who display challenging behaviours. 


This role would be suitbale for applicants with a background in Education, Sports, Carers, Residential support workers, Youth Workers and those with the experience within the Prison system or the Military.

We are looking for candidates: 

  • Hold a full drivers license (Preferred but not essential)
  • Are patient
  • Have a caring disposition
  • Can set clear and respectable boundaries
  • Encourage pupils to engage in every activity
  • Are able to reinforce positive behaviour



  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional references that cover the last two years


 Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel 


  • A dedicated consultant to guide you into and throughout your placement
  • Competative saraly, upwards of £83 per day (6 hour shifts) Paid weekly
  • CDP training to assist with your development as an educator.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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