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Behaviour Support Assistant- Manchester

Job description

A part time position for a Behaviour Support Assistant working within a Specialist Pupil Referral Unit in Manchester. The position commences as soon as possible and runs untill the end of the academic year. There are potentially permenant positions available at this Setting so Behaviour Support Assistants are encouraged to apply.

This particular Setting is a Specialist Pupil Referral Unit which is located in Manchester. This Setting caters for children and young people who are being educated outside of Mainstream Schools. Pupils who attend the setting may be being educated out of mainstream for a variety of reasons including: SEMH needs, challenging behaviour and teenage pregnancy.

The ideal Behaviour Support Assistant will have experience planning and delivering interventions and implementing strategies to support the optimal development of pupils. The Behaviour Support Assistant will be responsible for building and maintaining close working relationships with pupils who often display signs of challenging behaviour. Ideally the Behaviour Support Assistant will have experience planning and delivering interventions which support pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour in achieving the best possible educational outcomes.

Due to the specific needs of the pupils the Behaviour Support Assistant will have:

  • A level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification (desirable)
  • A passion for supporting the optimal development of pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour
  • An understanding of the importance of effective de-escalation tactics
  • An in-depth understanding of crisis prevention tactics
  • Experience of working within a Specialist Setting

If you are an experienced Behaviour Support Assistant and feel that you have the appropriate skills and attributes to succeed within the role, please apply directly.

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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