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Behaviour Support Assistant Needed in Preston Primary School

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KS2 Behaviour Support Assistant Needed

Preston Primary School PR5

Full Time Role - ASAP Start!

Experience working alongside children with challenging behaviour is essential.

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a smaller than average Primary School in Preston PR5 who are looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant to work alongside a young boy in Y4 with challenging behaviour. This boy needs extra support to keep him engaged during lessons; the young boy also has Attachment Disorder.

This school has a welcoming Christian ethos and the Head is committed to supporting each and every child to ensure each pupil reaches their maximum potential and achieves the best results they can. The Headteacher is committed to ensuring every child in the class receives the right support for the SATS. The class is made up of 30 pupils therefore the class teacher would appreciate the extra support during lessons. Applicants must be Level 3 qualified or above and have an open minded and flexible attitude towards work.

Teaching Personnel are the largest sole Education Supply Agency in the UK. With new schools coming to us with vacancies on a weekly basis, we are keen to hear from enthusiastic practitioners who have a genuine passion for teaching. We are able to offer a number of CPD opportunities such as TEAM TEACH, Educare Safeguarding (Level 1 and 2), Read Write Inc Phonics and Autism Awareness; amongst other courses.

The Teaching Personnel Preston Branch come highly recommended on Google, receiving excellent reviews:

"Absolutely fantastic agency!! After reading reviews I decided to put my details in and I was contacted very shortly after. Very professional staff and take time to get to know you and what you want from work. Process was very easy and got work straight away! Followed by a long-term position as a teaching assistant. Would highly recommend this agency for those looking for work in education."

"I cannot express how wonderful Teaching Personnel have been to me! I have quite awkward availability yet they've found me work in a lovely school that fits around my university work. Everyone is always so helpful and cheery, and Steven is always there if I have any questions or queries. They make the time to have a genuine conversation with you and take on board every piece of feedback given to them! Don't change guys, you're great!"

"I have been with Teaching Personnel Preston for some years now - having previously tried other agencies. They have been outstanding - in my view this is the best agency. Their friendly support has been consistently impressive - with regular contact to see how I am doing. I have also found courses that they run for members very useful. I would recommend Teaching Personnel without hesitation."

If this role is of interest please do not delay in contacting us as the school will be short-listing CV's next week when they return to school. For further details please contact Chloe on 01772 842154 or email your CV to

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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