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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Behaviour Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking applications from Behaviour Support assistants that are now looking to gain an introduction to a position within a secondary school based in the Bolton LEA.

Ideally, we would like to hear from experienced Behaviour Support Assistants, Teaching Assistants or from applicants with previous experience supporting individuals who are of the age range 11-16.

  • Behaviour Support positions available
  • Full-time and part-time positions with immediate start dates
  • Competitive pay in line with your responsibilities (Typically up to £1250 per month)
  • Previous experience in a secondary school setting preferred however not essential
  • It is essential that candidates are able to provide up to date references
  • Candidates must also hold or be willing to apply for DBS that is registered to the update service.

As a Behaviour assistant working within one of our key partner secondary schools you will be responsible for the running of 1:1 support sessions as well as small group support for identified students within the school. These sessions will be inclusive for young pupils that are faced with social, emotional and Mental Health difficulties. It will be your responsibility to support these young learners, who may often lack self motivation, to gain the life skills and qualifications that allow them to reach their full potential.

Responsibilities may include:

  • To assist in the support of children with behavioural needs
  • To assist with resolving the behavioural and emotional needs of children.
  • To develop a mutually supportive relationship with teaching staff
  • To be involved in collaborative planning with teaching staff to ensure the effective use of support
  • To advise the teaching staff on the needs of particular students
  • A desire to work with young people who present with challenging behaviour is essential.

For further information about the roles that we have available within the Bolton LEA then we encourage you to get in contact directly with the Manchester West Secondary Branch on 0161 242 1799. Alternatively you can submit an up to date CV via the details below to confirm your interest.

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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