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Behaviour Support Assistant

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  • Full time Behaviour Support position, starting as soon as possible upon schools reopening
  • Pay ranging between GBP1250 - GBP1350 per month dependent upon experience
  • Support at a large highly supportive, secondary school situated in Tameside
  • Previous experience in a similar setting working with behaviour is essential

A secondary school situated in the Tameside area of Greater Manchester is currently seeking to appoint a Behaviour Support Assistant. This position will suit a confident, experienced individual who has suitable experience working with young adults exhibiting potential behavioural issues. The role will be working in a classroom setting with the opportunity to work 1 to 1 and in a small group setting with students that have been identified as requiring assistance with their learning and behaviour.

Individuals who have fulfilled the role of a Learning Mentor, Behaviour Mentor or Learning Support Assistant would be ideally placed to fulfil this assistant’s position. This role would also suit an individual who has experience in a:

  • Youth worker setting
  • Behaviour centric position working with hard to reach, disengaged young adults
  • Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) or inclusion centre
  • Behaviour Mentoring role previously
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Care Support Worker

This school is located in the Tameside area. The school has a reputation of being well run in the local area but given the diversity of students that attend and the large number of students, a behaviour support assistant is required to ensure school’s policies are adhered to.

The school require a Behaviour Support Assistant that can engage with pupils on an individual basis ensuring that they remain engaged with school. In taking on this role, there will be an expectation to prepare and deliver various activities to groups in addition to monitoring students’ behaviour in line with school policy. The successful Behaviour Support Assistant will be working alongside experienced teachers whilst providing the support the students require in order to allow their engagement and attainment to improve.

The school is situated in the heart of Tameside which is easily accessible via the M60 and the M67 motorway network. The school has excellent facilities as well as an internal Inclusion centre providing outstanding provisions for all students. As a Behaviour Support Assistant, building relationships with students should come naturally, acting as a positive role model; someone they look up to.

If you are interested in the role and would like to be considered, please apply by clicking apply below  and uploading an updated CV.

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. 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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