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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Role: Behaviour Support Assistant 

Location: Cardiff 

Employment Dates: 5th October – TBC

Pay: GBP10 per hour inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay. Teaching Personnel are committed to making contributions to National Insurance and Pensions.

Are you an enthusiastic, attentive, and experienced individual looking to make a difference on a 1:1 basis with a child in a Key Stage 2 classroom?

Are you looking for an exciting new role starting ASAP? 

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a Behaviour Support Assistant role within a Year 5 class. Having worked alongside this school for several years, we have built up an excellent understanding of the type of individual who would thrive as a member of their staff.

The School-

  • Single form entry, Year 5 class with 28 mixed ability pupils.
  • Wide range of extracurricular activities (Dance, Music, Welsh, Code, Cricket, Netball, Cricket, Football, Tennis.)
  • Received a ‘good’ rating in its most recent ESTYN report.
  • 95.9% average student attendance record.
  • 20.9% of children receiving free school meals.

Your Responsibilities-

  • Excellent organisational skills to enhance and improve the learning experiences of all the pupils you work with. 
  • Working cohesively with the classroom teacher and SLT to provide a productive learning environment.
  • Always prioritise safety and security, ensuring all members of the class feel comfortable and confident. 
  • To engage with all the responsibilities that come with being a behaviour support assistant, potentially including staff meetings, parent’s evenings, extracurricular activities etc. 
  • Set out clear and achievable goals for your associated pupil. 

What we will offer

  • Assistance from an enthusiastic, experienced, and accessible consultant. 
  • Competitive pay rate paid directly through PAYE, weekly. 
  • Access to an online portal equipped with a personal calendar to manage bookings and availability 
  • Registered candidates receive access to FREE Safeguarding training via our online learning provider. Read more: 

What you will need-

  • A recent DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one. 
  • Experience within a KS2 setting. 
  • Driving license and access to own vehicle is desirable, but not vital.  

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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