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Behaviour Support Assistant - Leeds

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join a busy and committed team of staff for a school based in Leeds. The right candidate will be happy to support teachers and pupils in a range of ways from 1:1 individual support tailored to the pupil to working with groups of children with Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) needs (Team Teach or equivalent training an advantage but not essential). The role is full time and the right candidate will have the opportunity to apply for a permanent position depending on their success in that role.

Our client offers a nurturing, safe and non-judgemental space for children who display challenging behaviour. These pupils might be LAC (Looked After Children) or from a disadvantaged background so we need someone who is empathetic and passionate about having a positive affect and contribution to their education and lives. The school has several sites that are all in Leeds and is a specialist provision for students that have been excluded from mainstream education. It offers support in academic and vocational subjects, identifying the strengths of the students and working with them to help them to become independent and employable.

This role would particularly suit:

  • Teaching Assistants looking for a new challenge
  • People with experience working with challenging children
  • People who are wanting to gain more experience in teaching/mental health

The benefits of working with Teaching Personnel are:

  • Flexibility - we work around you!
  • Great rates of pay
  • Professional training
  • The support of a dedicated consultant

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.



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