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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Job description

Based in a Secondary School in Monmouthshire

November 2nd start

Pay GBP300 - GBP370 per week

Our Newport Secondary Branch here at Teaching Personnel are working closely in partnership with a large secondary school in Monmouthshire who are currently recruiting a Behaviour Mentor for some behaviour support. You will be on the mainstream school campus within a unit where the children are sent if they are struggling in mainstream classes. This is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in managing challenging behaviour whilst looking at the psychology behind it and what to implement to minimize frustrations.

The pupils are in need of a role model to guide them through their school day as well as life. The learning co-ordinator has identified a small group of pupils who you would be working with to assist their behavioural and academic needs. The pupils have shown that they can engage in the work that is set but are easily disrupted which has a negative affect on their behaviour. You will be in charge of keeping learning on track and managing behaviour through workshops or games tailored to the individual. 

Desired backgrounds include:

  • Care work supporting complex needs
  • Sports
  • Youth work
  • Psychology
  • Vulnerable adults & Children
  • Art & Design

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education or are you a  graduate who is looking for extra experience in order to aid future PHD applications. This is the job for you!

The school want to see CV's ASAP and are looking to appoint before the end of November. 

If you are interested in the role then apply today! 

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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