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Behaviour Support Assistant

Job description

While schools are still closed and are working on plans on re-opening, Teaching Personnel are looking for Behaviour Support Assistants to work in mainstream Bradford schools.

The Bradford Primary branch are looking to recruit a number of Behaviour Support Workers to work in primary schools in the Bradford area.

The types of children you may be working with may present additional needs such as ADHD/Mild ASC/Asperger's etc. As a behaviour support worker you would be working with children with challenging behaviourn and your main objective would be to engage them with education.

The successful behaviour support worker will have experience supporting challenging behaviour and/or other complex needs, have strong classroom and behaviour management and have patience and an empathetic approach. You will be resilient, show initiative and believe you have the potential to deliver outstanding outcomes.

To be considered as a Behaviour Support Worker you must:

  • Excellent approach to supporting vulnerable young learners
  • Have the ability to maintain a positive learning experience
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff
  • Be non-judgemental and open minded

Preferred but not essential experience:

  • Previous school/ Primary experience preferable
  • Previous experience as a special needs teaching assistant
  • Willing to adapt to a new challenge everyday
  • Supportive and open minded approach to working with special needs children
  • Have strong communication skills

Teaching Personnel are the UK’s leading Education Recruitment Agency and we are recruiting for similar vacancies across Bradford.

In order to register with Teaching Personnel, candidates are required to have Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service. All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course through Teaching Personnel, or provide a relevant safeguarding certificate during your registration process. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory vetting checks and references.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Abi at Teaching Personnel on 01274 734 571

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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