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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Job description

Are you a caring, patient and calm person?

Do you have experience of working with young people?

Are you ready for a new challenge in a dynamic environment?

We are looking for a Behaviour Support Worker to work in the central area of Leicester. This school recently received a Good from OFSTED and is actively looking for individuals, particularly those working in Behaviour support, to propel them to the next level of ‘Outstanding’. The ideal Behaviour Support Worker would be someone who:

  • Has experience in a secondary school environment
  • Experience working with social, emotional and mental health
  • Can keep calm under pressure
  • Has a warm and friendly personality.

The school is for ages 11-16 and caters for pupils with identified special needs relating to their social, emotional and mental health needs. As a result of this you would be supporting the teacher in classes of no more than 8 pupils. In addition to this excellent pupil to adult ratio, the school also a fantastic and extended Pastoral team including a Transition Co-ordinator, Family Support Worker, and a Pupil Support Worker.  This would ensure you are supported at all times during your employment and are able to give your very best to your pupils as they develop and mature. Outside of the curriculum the school is known for a strong respect between the pupils and teachers especially in extracurricular activities such as sports.

Your role as a Behaviour Support Worker the school would be to work on a 1:1 basis or with small groups in order to assist with their learning, deescalate situations or provide a nurturing role to the pupils. You will be instrumental in helping the pupils gain the necessary skills to progress both academically and socially, meaning better futures for them.

To be successful in your application, you must be able to provide evidence of this as skills and experience.

Please be aware that all applicants will be subject to background checks and will need a current DBS certificate (update service registered). Teaching Personnel can support your application should this be required.

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm approximately, but you may be offered additional duties and responsibilities outside of these hours.

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • GBP60 a day or above
  • 13 weeks off per year.

Please click apply now and attach your CV

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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