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Behaviour Support Assistant

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We are looking for a behavioural support assistant to take on a full time 1:1 support role for a year 2 pupil! The position is due to start straight away after Feb Half Term in a fantastic Primary School in King's Lynn and the role is set to run until the end of the academic year with the potential of being extended further depending on the progression of the pupil.

This role is ideal for applicants that have little experience working within schools, but have relevant experience supporting or working with children in a professional environment, and are interested in starting a career within education.

As a Behaviour Buddy, you will be working on a 1:1 basis with the pupil, providing help and support in order to focus their learning and ensure they are on track with the rest of their piers.

The school offers exceptional environments for the tutoring sessions to take place, all of which operate within school hours.

As a Behaviour Buddy, you will be expected to:

  • Motivate and engage the pupil
  • Encourage and aid development while consistently reporting feedback to leading members of staff.
  • Work alongside key school staff to reduce levels of unauthorised absence and improve levels of attendance and behaviour; all of which could be possible through your dedication and commitment to the role
  • Ensure that tasks are carried out professionally, but also in a fun and rewarding manner.

If you possess any of the following, then you are highly desirable for the role:

  • A Degree (BA, Masters)
  • Training (Team Teach, Norfolk/ Cambridge Steps)
  • Armed Forces Experience
  • Sports Coaching Experience
  • Support Work Experience
  • Prison Guard Officer Experience

If you are interested, we would love to hear from you.

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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