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Behaviour Support Assistant Needed

  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 01/08/2019
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Job description

Are you available immediately also looking for a role that can provide flexible working hours?

Then this could be the ideal role for you.

We are looking for a Behaviour & Learning Mentor to work within a primary school, supporting Primary aged pupils with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, Monday - Friday.

This is a fantastic opportunity to use your skills and expertise to help young people to become successful at learning, confident as individuals and to live productive and responsible lives.


  • To work 1:1 with students who may demonstrate challenging behaviour and who may be statemented and have Special Educational Needs.
  • To facilitate a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour.
  • To mentor and engage with the student, delivering specifically designed educational packages.
  • To work alongside the classroom teacher or home tutors

Requirements - A successful candidate must:

  • have adequate training as a professional teaching assistant or support worker experience within areas of special needs
  • be patient, engaging, inspiring, creative, consistent, and calm when under pressure.
  • be computer literate, an excellent communicator and familiar with the Education system
  • We require someone who enjoys the immensely rewarding work or inspiring students who are emotionally and/or socially challenged and who has the ability to establish positive learning experiences through intuitive and creative learning.

As well as being part of the schools community, working with Teaching Personnel gives you access to:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly via PAYE
  • £50 reward every time you recommend a colleague
  • Support throughout your placements
  • Access to a dedicated consultant 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Access to CPD such as Team Teach, Mental Health Awareness, Autism Awareness, SEND code of practise

If you are a Behaviour Support Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment then we want to hear from you.

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