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Behaviour Support Assistant

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A Primary School we work closely with in Knottingley (WF11) are looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant to join their Inclusion Team this September 2020 on a full time basis.  

As a Behaviour Support Assistant, you will work with children to understand their needs and remove any barriers to learning to minimise classroom disruption. Children at this school come from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds, some may have social and emotional difficulties as well as Special Educational Needs. Therefore previous experience with SEN / SEMH is required when applying for this role. 

The school are looking for a candidate who can start full time from September 2020 after the summer holidays. You will be provided with excellent training and support from the school however, previous experience in a similar role in an educational based environment is a MUST.

Working with KS2, providing 1:1 and small group support for pupils who are showcasing challenging behaviour the ideal candidate will be inspiring and motivating pupils to re-focus on their core objectives.

Pay rate – up to GBP90 per day (depending on experience)

Start date – September 2020

Long-term contract for 1 year

What is required for this role?

  • Qualified Behaviour Mentor
  • Experience in working within Inclusion in a Primary School Environment
  • Experience supporting pupils at KS1/KS2
  • Genuine passion for allowing pupils to reach their full potential
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and professional manor
  • Be flexible and proactive within your school day
  • Valid DBS
  • Have at least two education-based reference from your most recent employer(s) which are GOOD or OUTSTANDING.

If you think you have what it takes to succeed as a Behaviour Support Assistant please contact Charley Alexander at the Leeds Wakefield Primary branch on the details below or, register to Teaching Personnel online. 

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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