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Behaviour Support required in Wakefield

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Working 1:1 in a Primary School, Inner Wakefield (WF1)

Full Time with Competitive Pay (Dependant on Experience)

A highly diverse school in inner Wakefield (WF1) are looking to hire a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join them to assist with a pupil that has Autism and Challenging Behaviour. The pupil struggles academically and currently disrupts the rest of the class. The TA coming in needs to be a strong role model and able to assist with the learning of the pupil and therefore having specific training like Team Teach would be advantageous.

Based in inner Wakefield, getting to this school is fantastic with great commute links. This role has many opportunities for personal development and career progression. The pupils at the school come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures so this will be a challenging but rewarding position. The SLT team however are very approachable and will be available to assist the chosen candidate when necessary. To succeed in this role you ideally will have:

  • Strong youth work experience
  • Experience supporting a pupil with Challenging Behaviour (Desirable)
  • A strong passion for improving pupil attainment
  • The ability to gain trust and respect from pupils
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Some training like Team Teach would be advantageous
  • Have a valid DBS or willing to complete one

Working through Teaching Personnel enables you to join a team of fantastic staff and support from a dedicated consultant. The school are looking to interview shortly so please apply ASAP to be considered. To apply send your CV or contact Mohammed at the Leeds and Wakefield Primary Branch.

We also have many other vacancies; full time, part time and flexible hours so to have a confidential chat please call us today!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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