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Behaviour Teaching Assistant/Support Worker - Dagenham

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Role :Behaviour teaching assistant, 1:1 support

Location: Dagenham

Pay: £70-£85 daily rate PAYE

We are currently seeking an experienced teaching assistant to work in a 'Good' rated challenging special needs school in the Dagenham area , this role will be on a full time basis to start in September . The school works with the Local Education Authority (LEA) in Barking and Dagenham to support the education of the most vulnerable children in the local area who have autism, social emotional and behavioural needs across KS1- KS4. Pupils who attend here have been unable to maintain a placement in mainstream school or have been excluded from a PRU, this is the last resort for these pupils and the school use a nurturing , therapeutic approach to get the best out of their education.

For this particular role, you will be working 1:1 with a Year 7 pupil who has challenging emotional, behavioural needs, he responds to calm support and displays communication difficulties as well as volatile behaviours in the form of verbal or physical outbursts . The child is on a individual Educational Health care Plan( EHCP) which document his educational and social aims, progress of 1:1 sessions need to be updated per session and you may be required to plan some sessions as his support worker. Due to a lack of interest in his education there is integration for the pupil in group activities to support his social and communication needs . The successful candidate will be flexible, resilient, a positive role model and has previous experience and understanding working with complex behavioural needs.

1:1 Behaviour Support Assistant:

  • Minimum 6 months previous experience working with challenging behavioural needs
  • Will consider applications from : mental health support workers , youth workers and sports coaches with transferable skills
  • Able to provide 1:1 support tailored to pupils needs
  • School use a therapeutic approach , a non aggressive approach with students
  • Able to work with pupils with extremely complex autism and very challenging behaviours
  • Confident , positive , pro active personality
  • Local to Dagenham and must able to commit to travelling daily
  • Monday to Friday 8.15am to 4.30 during term time
  • Potential for permanent contract

Does this sound like you?

If yes, we want to hear from you! To apply for this behaviour teaching assistant post in the Dagenham area, please send a current CV to Nootpa on or call Nootpa on 02075933070.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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