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Behavioural support Assistant

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Behavioural support assistant

Are you experienced in child counselling?

Do you have a background in psychology/behavioural support? 

The current situation in the world has caused a huge amount of stress and uncertainty- children have been out of schools for a long time and it is expected that this will raise levels of axiety once pupils return to schools-  we want the transition back to school to go as smoothly and stress free as possible for all pupils, we are seeking experienced child behavioural support assistants to offer their support to children who may find the prospect of returing to schools a daunting one. You would be joining a single form entry primary school located in Wymondham - this role would start in October and has the potential to turn into a full time role

This role would be ideally suited to a candidate with a background in child psychology, care, SEN or coaching. You would be working with these children on a 1:1 basis, allowing them to talk about how they are feeling and it is your role to offer support, guidance and reassurance to the pupils during this transitional period. You would also be running small group sessions for the pupils, which could include educational based games and sessions where the pupils can express how they are feeling in a safe and controlled environment.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Safeguarding qualifications
  • Experience in working on a 1:1 basis with pupils
  • Be a recent graduate with a relevant degree ( Sport, English, maths, psychology)
  •  Be Compassionate,patient and kind
  • A hard working attitude to all aspects of work

If this sounds like something you would be interested in we would love to hear from you! Alternatively if this doesnt sound like the right role for you get in touch on 01223393597 and see what other educational roles we have to offer 

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If you are already registered with teaching personnel and think you know someone who may be well suited to this role- get them to give us a call ! you will receive GBP50 if your recommended candidate is successful ! 


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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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