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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Behaviour Support Assistant


Primary School in Blackburn

Experience supporting challenging behaviour is essential 

TEAM TEACH trained is desirable

Long term role available

Full time (Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 3.30pm)


Teaching Personnel have been approached by a mainstream primary school in Blackburn to source a strong support assistant ideally with a TEAM TEACH qualification to work with a challenging Key Stage 2 class. The aim of TEAM TEACH is to promote de-escalation strategies and to teach a range of positive handling strategies including guiding, escorting and restraint techniques appropriate for children and young people.  The role would be working in Year 4, starting the mid/ the end of October 2020 for an academic year initially with a view to becoming a permanent position.

You will be required to work on a small group and 1:1 basis with pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties. This will sometimes be challenging behaviour on a physical level. You would be supporting children who are at risk of exclusion. Prior experience working in a PRU, secure unit, and young offenders institute or challenging environment is desirable.

Interested in Applying? This vacancy is being recruited for by Teaching Personnel, the UK's largest education recruitment agency. If you feel as though you are the right candidate for this role please apply ASAP! 

Teaching Personnel are actively recruiting across the East Lancashire area, for both part time and full time positions within the local primary schools. Please do not hesitate to get in contact if would like to find out more.

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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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