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Behaviour support workers needed across growing Calderdale schools

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Behaviour Support Worker needed across HX7 and HX2

My clients are well respected secondary school in Calderdale. Working on behalf of them I am searching for a selection of Behaviour Support Workers who will be used for daily supply.

The school’s continue to provide mainstream and alternative education and youth work initiatives for young people aged 11-16 who struggle to achieve within more conventional education settings. The school delivers a full time curriculum which includes Functional Skills Maths and English, Cultural development and life skills alongside site specific, vocational qualifications including Land Based Studies, Animal Care, Creative Media Production and Sport and Active Leisure.

As a Behaviour Support Worker, you will be working with individual or small groups of young people to support access to learning activities within the classroom. As many of the subjects studied also include practical work, you will also be required to give hands on assistance outside of the classroom which may include working with animals within the city farm.

To be considered for the Behaviour Support Worker role you should have:


  • The ability to quickly build positive relationships with both staff and students.
  • Resilience of dealing with complex situations that arise on a day to day basis
  • Ideally you will be Team Teach trained however we have the option to be able to offer this training at a greatly reduced cost
  • To be considered for the role you would need a fully enhanced DBS certificate on the DBS update service, or be willing to get one (can be applied for through Teaching Personnel).

There are a number of different roles, some more demanding thank others. You could be working with young people who can display very challenging behaviour or are simply just disengaged. You must be confident in dealing with the social and emotional issues at the heart of disengagement with mainstream schooling whilst ensuring that students’ educational needs are met. We welcome applications from experienced Behaviour Support Workers, as well as those with a background in Youth Work, Social Work or Sports Coaching.

Teaching Personnel are the market leading Education recruitment agency and have been providing supply staff to schools across the UK since 1996. Teaching Personnel Leeds Bradford Secondary provides supply staff to over 70% of the schools in Leeds and offer great rates of pay!

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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