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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Job description

We are currently working with multiple schools in the Hackney area who are searching for a behaviour support assistant to start November 2020.

As a behaviour support worker, you must show a talent for dealing with challenging behaviour, demonstrate a level of resilience whilst at work, and the ability to build meaningful relationships with both young learners and staff. Throughout this role you will need to be able to demonstrate effective behaviour management techniques, build rapport and trust with young SEN learners to de-escalate incidents and promote learner growth, and create a safe educational environment.

These positions require you to be experience in supporting pupils and young adults with challenging behaviours. Depending on the role and your experiences, you could be working across a variety of educational settings such as mainstream, SEN, PRU's, as well as settings such as residential sites.

As a behaviour support worker, you are responsible to work alongside teachers, managers and other classroom staff in order to support the learners and young adults in a constructive and controlled learning environment, both inside the classroom and around the setting.

The Role:

  • Creating a safe, structured and nurturing learning environment for the learners and young adults involved.
  • Working within a supportive staff grouping where everyone follows the same standards and ethos.
  • Gaining first-hand experience within the SEN/BESD sector.

Ideal Candidate:

  • A varied knowledge of the national curriculum and basic classroom learning strategies.
  • The ability to apply sensible and suitable behaviour management strategies when dealing with challenging/high-risk behaviour.
  • The ability to build trust-worthy relationships, both with learners/ young adults and staff within a team.

If you have the experience and skills that are appropriate for the role of a behavioural support worker then please apply with your full CV.

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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