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Behaviour Support Assistant

Job description

Are you an aspiring Support Worker, Child Psychologist or Teaching Assistant?

Do you have experience supporting children with significant social & emotional needs?

If so, this could be the opportunity you have been looking for…

Our client SEN School based in Colchester, is looking to recruit a committed and hard-working Behaviour Teaching Assistant. This is a full time position, which will see you support pupils of all ages.

The school are in search for a diligent and resilient behaviour teaching assistant, ideally with previous experience within a SEMH environment. The pupil can display challenging behaviour; therefore, it is essential for the pupil to have a confident and positive role model in their life. Someone who adopts a therapeutic approach coupled with a strong academic background.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has the drive to become a support worker or child psychologist, seeking that core experience before moving further on with your studies and training. The school is renowned for its level of training and support offer to members of staff, to encourage further development and retention.

 Behaviour Teaching Assistant

  • Supporting 1:1 
  • Pupils have significant Social & Emotional Needs
  • Working with the students to engage in lessons & learning
  • A more therapeutic approach has seen positive progress
  • Positive & confident role model required
  • Full Time – September to July
  • Typical hours – Term Time - 8:30AM - 4:30PM

If you feel this is a suitable role for you please apply now!

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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