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Behaviour Support Assistant

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-          Behaviour Support assistant required in Burnley Primary school, Team Teach qualification desirable.

-          Opportunity to support a Year 1 pupil with challenging behaviour in a rewarding role.

-          Long-term, full-time role commencing April 2021

-          Experience within a similar role is essential

Teaching Personnel have been approached to recruit for a strong Teaching Assistant to support a year 1 pupil who displays challenging behaviour on a 1:1 basis. Experience within a similar role is essential and a Team Teach qualification is desirable. The successful candidate will be of a calming nature capable of deescalating behaviour. You will be required to work on a small group and 1:1 basis with pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties including this who will sometimes be challenging on a physical level.

The incoming Teaching Assistant will enjoy the benefits of working in a Good 2-form entry Primary School in the centre of Burnley. The behaviour in school is excellent and the pupils are polite, well-mannered and welcoming, exclusions are unheard of. Teaching Assistants enjoy coming into school because behaviour is exemplary and attendance is good, in addition the support from senior leaders is constant and evident. The school was described by one parent as an 'asset to its community'.

To express your interest in this role, please email an updated copy of your CV to or call 01772 386242.

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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