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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Do you have experience supporting behaviour within a Secondary School?

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting experienced and confident Behaviour Mentors for specialist secondary settings in Halifax, to support learners with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties to re-engage with their learning and education. The aim is to ensure that the young people can access learning again, progress and plan path-ways for a successful future. The settings place a distinct emphasis on developing, and maintaining, key social and personal skills that will enable young people to become valuable members of society.

Working as a Behaviour Mentor, you will be expected to have experience supporting students with additional learning needs, and challenging behaviour across KS3 and KS4.

  • Full time/Part Time opportunity.
  • Competitive rates of pay, depending on previous experience.
  • Great experience to enhance any future teaching application.
  • Located in central Halifax, accessible via public transportation links.

This position is initially being offered on a full-time temporary basis, with longer term prospects for the appointed Behaviour Mentor. You will be fully supported by the school SENCO within this position and will work directly on a 1:1 and small group basis with students who portray challenging behaviour.

Both experienced behaviour support assistants, and graduates (Cover Supervisors) who have worked within secondary school settings are welcome to apply for this position. If this or similar roles appeal to you, then please contact Esther on

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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