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Behaviour Support Worker

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During these difficult times Teaching Personnel are on a recruitment mission to ensure we can service our schools when they re-open. Due to the specialist nature of these schools many have remained open during this epedmic to provide the specialist care the students require.

Teaching Personnel's SEN branch are recruiting for a Behaviour Support Worker to work in a highly regarded Pupil Referral Unit in Bedfordshire. The school caters for students who have been excluded from mainstream education due to challenging behaviour and social and emotional mental health difficulties. Students may also present additional needs such as ADHD/Mild ASD/Asperger's etc. As a behaviour support worker you'll be working with students with challenging behaviour helping them to engage with education and take their next steps in life.

The successful Teaching Assistants will have experience supporting challenging behaviour and/or other complex needs, have strong classroom and behaviour management and have patience and an empathetic approach. You will be resilient, show initiative and believe you have the potential to deliver outstanding outcomes.

To be considered as a Behaviour Support Worker in a PRU role you must:

  • Excellent approach to supporting vulnerable young learners
  • Have the ability to maintain a positive learning experience
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff
  • Be non-judgemental and open minded

Preferred but not essential experience:

  • Previous school/ Secondary experience preferable
  • Previous experience as a special needs teaching assistant
  • Willing to adapt to a new challenge everyday
  • Supportive and open minded approach to working with special needs children
  • Have strong communication skills

Teaching Personnel are the UK’s leading Education Recruitment Agency and we are recruiting for similar vacancies across Bedfordshire.

In order to register with Teaching Personnel, candidates are required to have Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service. All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course through Teaching Personnel, or provide a relevant safeguarding certificate during your registration process. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory vetting checks and references.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Harry at Teaching Personnel on 01604 521216.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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