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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Summary: The head of a client behaviour provision based in The Launceston area are looking for a Behaviour Mentor to work with a year 10 class of 8 pupils. The young adults at this school can display challenging behaviour and at times be confrontational.  Pay will be based on experience but will range from GBP65.00 - GBP75.00 a day. Previous experience is desired but not essential; a sports, psychology or mental health support background can all be advantageous for the role.

The School: The Behaviour Provision or Pupil Refferal Unit, caters for pupils of secondary age that may be diagnosed with autism or co-existing conditions including ADHD, learning difficulties, anxiety, Tourette’s syndrome, epilepsy and or challenging behaviour. Based in North Cornwall, this school is easily accessible through public transport and has parking on arrival for those that drive.

The Successful Behaviour Mentor:

• Be Team teach trained (desirable) 

• Have good communication skills

• Be a team player

• Have an outgoing personality

• Be confident

• Show great resilience

• Have good behaviour management skills

• Have a passion for helping others

The ideal Behaviour Support Officer will be enthusiastic and show great behaviour management skills. You will be confident and not be fazed by challenging behaviour in the classroom. Resilience is key for succeeding in this role. You will be expected to work between 8:30am-3:30pm. The school is run by a successful team of supporting staff. The students that attend the client previous experience in behaviour provisions or a similar field is essential for this role.

If you feel you have any of the skills shown above please feel free to contact Dean our SEN specialist via dean.bonds@teachingpersonnel.com or call 01872 250120 

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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