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Behavioural Support Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking new support workers in the Waterlooville area to work in specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) provisions catering to pupils with complex needs. We currently work with multiple schools in the East Hampshire area which all cater for pupils of varied needs, that may include:

  • Autism
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety issues
  • Dyslexia
  • Speech and hearing delay

The schools we work with use a differentiated curriculum to help support the students through their specific needs, that have lead them out of mainstream schooling. Majority of our schools are rated good - excellent with OFSTED and have exceptional facilities. The schools encourage a very close pupil and teacher relationships, to help aide pupils through their education more efficiently whilst also encouraging morale and social support.

The Role:

Hours: 8:30 - 15:30, Monday - Friday.

The salary will vary between £9 - £12 per hour depending on the successful candidates experience.

The Candidate:

Ideal applicants should have previous experience working with complex behaviour or challenging needs professionally. Without professional experience any personal experience with the following could help the candidate succeed in this role:

  • Psychology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Care worker
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring

Applicants will be working in a classroom supporting teachers and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils, so should have a passion for mentoring pupils closely through their differentiated curriculum.

Teaching Personnel do offer many development courses through our CPD Academy; such as Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and Team Teach to help support any successful candidates within this environment.

If you're suited to this role, please contact Alex, Hampshire SEN Recruitment Consultant on the details provided.

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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