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Behaviour Support Assistant

Job description

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary Scale: 66-75 GBP

Contract: Full time - 37 hours per week

Location: Reading

We, at Teaching Personnel, work alongside an SEN school in Reading who are needing strong behaviour mentors for a class of secondary age students who have SEMH/Behavioural difficulties.

This is a challenging opportunity to be part of a successful support team.


The role:

- Work alongside the class teacher to deliver successful and creative lessons

- Support children in their learning

- Support children with severe emotional difficulties

- Help control and maintain behaviour levels in the class


The ideal candidate:

- Will be resiliant

- Will have strong experience working with SEN and SEMH (ASC, ADHD and other complex needs)

- Have a willingness to train


This is a great role for those who are experienced youth workers, support workers, youth offender officers, SEN Teaching Assistants etc.


Previous experience of working in a mainstream school and/or PRU, along with knowledge of Safeguarding is desirable but not essential. 

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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