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Behaviour Support Assistant - September 2019 - Oldham

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Job description

A Specialist Setting located in Oldham are currently looking to recruit a Behaviour Support Assistant for a September 2019 start. This position is full time and will involve working 8.30am - 3.30pm and the successful Behaviour Support Assistant will not be expected to work in school holidays.

The school itself is a part of a large multi-agency trust which is located close to the centre of Oldham. The school provides education for pupils 11 - 16 with a range of needs including: pupils with moderate learning difficulties (MLD), Social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) and those who can exhibit signs of challenging behaviours.

As a Behaviour Support Assistant you will be expected to build positive working relationships with pupils, parents and staff members. You will be based in various classes throughout the school providing support to the classroom teachers as and when directed. Due to the nature of the needs of the pupils applicants who have worked within a school environment , care home or residential home would be desirable. Applicants who have extensive personal experience would also be looked upon favourably. Also, due to the pupils needs they can sometimes exhibit signs of challenging behaviour the ideal Teaching Assistant will have experience of managing challenging behaviours effectively.

The ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

- A Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification (highly desirable)

- Behavioural and restraint training (desirable can provided)

- A passion for supporting pupils with SEN and SEMH

- The ability to form positive working relationships

- Experience working with young people or vulnerable adults who can exhibit signs of challenging behaviour

If you are currently seeking an exciting career where you can continue to grow and develop your skills please apply directly by submitting a CV and covering letter.

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