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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Job description

Role: Support Assistant

Location: Denton

Salary: GBP285 - GBP300 per week

Start Date: Pending schools returning

Working Hours: Part time – 3 days a week 8:30 – 3:30

A wonderful primary school in the Denton area are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work as a Behaviour Buddy to support and aid pupils on a small group basis in order to increase pupil attainment. This is the perfect role for individuals with little or no experience working within a school setting, but have relevant experience supporting or working with children in a professional environment, and are interested in starting a career within education.

Experience with any form of SEN is also highly desirable. As a Behaviour Buddy, you will be working with small groups and on a 1:1 basis providing help and support to children who have behavioural difficulties.


As a Behaviour Buddy, you will be expected to:

• Encourage and aid development of pupils while consistently reporting feedback to leading members of staff.

• Motivate and engage the pupils

• Ensure that tasks are carried out professionally, but also in a fun and rewarding manner.

• Work alongside key school staff to reduce levels of unauthorised absence and improve levels of attendance and behaviour of the pupils; all of which could be possible through your dedication and commitment to the role

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

• A Degree (BA, Masters)

• Training (Team Teach)

• Armed Forces Experience

• Support Work Experience

• Prison Guard Officer Experience

If you are interested in this role, we would love to hear from you. Please send an up to date copy of your CV to

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

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