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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Behaviour Support Role in Wakefield

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a Pupil Referral Unit in Wakefield, looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant to work children in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

The school are looking for a passionate and creative Teaching Assistant who has experience working with challenging behaviour.

 You must be enthusiastic and highly motivated and will be expected to make a significant contribution to the school. You will be fully emersed in school life, supporting during break times and ecouraging engagement with the school dog. You will join their vision of high expectations of achievement and behaviour and offer a nurturing and supportive ethos, celebrating differences and ensuring that everyone meets their full potential.

To be considered for this role you will need then to-

  • Provide support for pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of education or behaviour plans.
  • Establish trusted relationships with pupils and work with them on an individual needs basis.
  • Promote the inclusion of all pupils in the classroom.
  • Encourage pupils to interact in classroom and outdoor learning and with their peers.
  • Promote self confidence and set individual tailored goals and challenges.
  • Be Team Teach trained or willing to complete the course.
  • Have Experience in youth work or relevant experience in behaviour management.

The school is an alternative provision which provides education for those pupils who have Social Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) which prevent them from accessing their mainstream place or they have been permanently excluded from mainstream school due to various reasons. Many students do not spend a long time in an alternative provision as the aim is for them to make enough progress to return to mainstream education. 

If you think you can provide that consistant, supportive environment for young people to grow and learn in, then please contact Hannah in the Leeds Bradford Office or apply via the link below. 

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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