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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Behaviour Support Assistant

-          Primary school in Accrington

-          Full time role

-          Long term position available

-          Experience working in an education or care setting is essential

A school in the heart of Accrington have approached Teaching Personnel in order to find a supportive support assistant to start in September 2020, with the potential opportunity of on a permanent contract in the Spring/ Summer term. The role will be full-time due to the needs of the individual child. The child who requires the support will be starting in Year 3 in September, before the school closures their behaviour was affecting the general behaviour within the class. At the beginning of the academic year, you will be working with the child on a 1:1 basis outside of the class providing a tailored approach to the National Curriculum. By the end of the Autumn term, the Head Teacher would like the child to be working within the classroom environment with the continued 1:1 support in place.

The Head Teacher is looking for an individual who can come into school and build a strong working relationship with the child as well as the teaching staff in school. It is a necessity, if you wish to apply, that you have experience working in an education or care setting, supporting children or young adults with Autism, or associated behavioural needs. It is preferable that you have undergone professional development to support your experiences (courses such as; Autism Awareness and Team Teach) this is not a necessity as there will be opportunities to complete this with Teaching Personnel.

Job Type: Full-time (Monday to Friday, 8:45 – 3:30)

Salary: GBP10 - GBP11.50 per hour

Start date: Monday 7th September

So what are the benefits of working in schools through Teaching Personnel?

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

Does sound like the job for you? Then apply now! Send an up to date CV to Charlotte at Teaching Personnel on

Wanting to find out more about other work opportunities?  Call Charlotte on 01772 386 242 to discuss other teaching and support jobs available we have at Teaching Personnel.

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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