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Behaviour Support Worker required in Preston School

Job description

A school on the outskirts of Preston are seeking a Support Assistant to offer support to students with SEN, particularly SEMH and associated behavioural difficulties.

The school is an independent, co-educational day school, providing specialist education for up to 30 students, aged 5 - 18 years and has a good reputation for providing high-quality, personalised education for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. The school's success is based on an approach which combines high expectations with sensitivity to the needs of individual students.

Typically students have either been placed in the care of the school or are day placement students. Some will have a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and may be diagnosed with or present with any of the following:

  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Likely history of placement or family breakdown
  • Attachment disorder

To be considered for this role you must have experience supporting children with SEN, particularly SEMH and associated behavioural difficulties. You must have a strong and resilient nature and be experienced in managing challenging behaviour effectively.

Working hours will likely be 8:30am - 3:30pm on a full-time basis.

Please send a copy of your CV if you wish to be considered.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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