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Behaviour Teaching Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel's Specialist SEN Branch is recruiting on behalf of a Comprehensive school based in Torbay. The school has an excellent reputation within the local authority and high expectations of both its staff and pupils. This is a fantastic opportunity to experience working with a child with significant behavioural difficulties.

The successful candidate MUST have:

  • Good model for clear speech.
  • Ability to provide visual support in a range of formats.
  • Willingness to work 1:1 with a pupil, making clear and relevant links to work.
  • Experience of working in partnership with teachers and a range of specialists, taking guidance to provide the best support possible for the pupil, BUT this is not ESSENTIAL.
  • Individuals must be able to use their initiative, be flexible and make changes at short notice.
  • Candidates will be required to hold an enhanced DBS disclosure and be subject to safeguarding vetting OR be willing to apply for a DBS and to put it on the update service.

Who can apply?

  • Qualified Teaching Assistants with 1:1 experience or somebody who is willing to learn and put 110% in.
  • Keen individuals who can work 5 days per week and can be flexible.
  • A history of working with children with behavioural or additional needs in a professional or personal setting.

If this sounds like the job for you - please get in touch with Ryan by sending your updated CV at your earliest convenience.

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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