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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Can you support those who need you most?

We are currently working alongside a Pupil Referral Unit in Manchester to recruit a Transition Support Worker to work with children and young people with SEMH needs and associated challenging behaviour and other learning difficulties, As a result of this you would be supporting the teacher in classes of no more than 10 pupils.

The pupils would be of ages 11-12 as they move into Secondary School from Primary. Your role will mainly involve supporting the pupils with their new routines and classes, helping them to adapt to Secondary life through both academically and socially. You will be working with children and young people who are not able attend mainstream education for multiple reasons, such as: Children in Looked After Care Anxiety Exclusion Speech and language difficulties Physical and mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties.

The successful Transition Support Worker would have: Some experience working with children and young people who display challenging behaviour Experience of de-escalation training would be advantageous The school would also consider candidates from youth work backgrounds, or similar roles This role demands motivation, passion, patience and the ability to emotionally support children who are from vulnerable backgrounds and situations.

Please be aware that all applicants will be subject to background checks and will need a current DBS certificate (update service registered). Teaching Personnel can support your application should this be required. If you want to hear about other Transition Support Worker vacancies, please send over your up to date CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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.

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