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Behaviour Teaching Assistant

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Secondary- Behaviour Support – Team- Teach

  • - Are you an experienced teaching assistant looking for an opportunity to work in a specialist setting?
  • - Are you looking for the opportunity to enhance your professional development?
  • - Are you able to demonstrate a genuine passion for supporting pupils with challenging behaviour?

The role is for a part time behaviour support assistant and is initially a temporary position for September – October 2017.

A specialist school in Oldham are currently looking to recruit a part- time teaching assistant in September 2017. The setting provides education for pupils 11-16 who are being educated outside of mainstream schools. Pupils who attend the setting may be being educated out of mainstream for a variety of reasons including: SEMH needs, challenging behaviour and teenage pregnancy.

The staff at the setting aim to provide pupils with the appropriate support and aim to integrate them back into a mainstream; however this is not always possibility.

The ideal behaviour support assistant will have experience planning and delivering interventions and implementing strategies to support the optimal development of pupils. The behaviour support assistant will be responsible for building and maintaining close working relationships with pupils who often display signs of challenging behaviour. Ideally the behaviour support assistant will have experience planning and delivering interventions which support pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour in achieving the best possible educational outcomes.

Due to the specific needs of the pupils the Teaching Assistant will have:

- A level 2 teaching assistant qualification (desirable)

- A passion for supporting the optimal development of pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour

- An understanding of the importance of effective de-escalation tactics

- Team- Teach training (can be provided)

- An in-depth understanding of crisis prevention tactics

If you are an experienced teaching assistant and feel that you have the appropriate skills and attributes to succeed within the role, please send an up to date CV to

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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