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Behaviour Support Assistant - Rochdale

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A full time position for a Behaviour Support Assistant commencing as soon as possible. Initially the position is temporary and running until the end of the academic year (July 2019). However, there could be a possibility for permanent dependent on the needs of the school.

The setting is a secondary special school in Rochdale who are currently working in partnership with Teaching Personnel. The school currently has 253 pupils enrolled and provides education for pupils with SEN. The school caters for pupils with a range of needs including: pupils with moderate learning difficulties (MLD), severe learning difficulties (SLD) and pupils with profound multiple learning difficulties (PMLD).

The role will involve working in collaboration with a range of professionals including: Teachers, school support staff and professionals from external agencies. It will also involve planning and implementing outreach activities that are designed to encourage the ongoing development of pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour.

The ideal Behaviour Support Assistant will have:

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification (ideally level 3)
  • Team- Teach training (highly desirable can be provided)
  • Experience working within a special needs setting
  • Experience working in an outreach team
  • A good understanding of de-escalation tactics and how to prevent situations reaching crisis point
  • A fully enhanced child work DBS

If you feel that you have the appropriate experiences and skills to be considered for the post please apply directly by submitting your CV and covering letter.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

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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