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Behaviour Support Worker – Wigan

Teaching Personnel are supporting the recruitment of a partner secondary school in Wigan who are looking to appoint a Behaviour Support Worker ASAP on a full time temporary basis. This is a larger than average, mixed secondary school located just outside of Wigan town centre. 

The successful Behaviour Support Worker will work closely with the school’s pastoral team and the SENCO to provide the required support and intervention to disengaged pupils who are at risk of exclusion and who are on EHC plans. 

Responsibilities of the Behaviour Support Worker role:

-          Working in small groups and on 1:1 with identified pupils in class and in the school’s inclusion unit.

-          Implement successful behaviour interventions to identified pupils

-          Supporting students with social, emotional and mental health issues (SEMH)

-          Assist with re-integrating and engaging students back into mainstream lessons

-          Working with pupils who struggle to engage, have behavioural issues such as disruption and who are subsequently falling behind with their studies.

Key Aspects:

  • Starting ASAP - likely to be required for the full academic year.
  • Full time (term time only)
  • Earn up to GBP1200 per month - paid on a weekly basis!
  • A challenging but very rewarding role
  • CPD opportunities through Teaching Personnel e.g. safeguarding course, effective behaviour management, Team Teach and more.

Applicant requirements:

-          Have previous experience working with challenging behaviours and young people e.g. youth work, sports coaching, social care etc.

-          Have a passion for helping disadvantaged young people reach their full potential.

-          Be calm, patient and understanding towards the needs of individuals.

-          Hold a degree or have extensive experience in the field.


APPLY NOW for the role of Behaviour Support Worker in Wigan with your CV below. The school are arranging interviews and trial days for potential candidates ASAP. 

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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