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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Job description

Role: Behaviour Buddy

Area: Hull

Salary: GBP60-75 per day

With a lot of uncertainty around now, including when schools will reopen, this is a very unnerving time. One thing is certain and that is that schools will reopen and when they do there will be a strong need for support staff. These supportive roles will include that of a behaviour buddy predominantly as well as 1:1 SEN TA’s and SEMH support. This will be largely due to the closures; for children who will have has social, emotional and mental health issues, struggled to stay engaged or have behaviour issues these closures will have a large impact. For children who have additional needs, SEMH or behaviour issues, a large amount of time without a strict routine could cause their behaviour to spike or mean they struggle to re-engage with learning.

A school in Hull is looking to recruit a Behaviour Buddy to support a LAC who they know will struggle to adjust to school life again. This child can become quite frustrated and can act out when they struggle to communicate. This child also suffers with anxiety and has low self-esteem and therefore can be quite and reserved. The ideal candidate is required to give the child lots of praise and should be able to help bring this child out of their shell in an acceptable way.

This school is seeking someone:

  • Who is committed and reliable individual
  • Passionate about helping children exceed expected levels
  • Has experience working with behaviour or people who can act out
  • Extremely resilient
  • Experiences with working 1:1 or with challenging behaviour
  • Engaging and calming in order to keep the child focussed and calm throughout the day
  • Experience with social, emotional, mental health and communication issues

Benefits that Teaching Personnel can provide:

  • Refer a friend scheme - GBP50 up for grabs for a referral
  • Local and flexible supply roles as well as other full-time roles if this particular role isn’t suitable
  • Competitive weekly pay GBP60-75 per day
  • CPD opportunities allowing you to professionally develop

If this role is something that you think you would be suitable for or are seeking another role in one of our lovely schools please click apply.

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

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