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Behavioural Support Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking new behaviour support assistants in the Waterlooville area to work in a specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) provision catering to pupils with complex needs. The school is situated in Compton with 7 - 16 year old pupils of varied needs, but may include:

  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Anxiety issues
  • Dyslexia
  • Speech and language delay

The specialised school aim to promote spiritual, moral cultural and physical development of pupils. This is all whilst working closely with parents and carers to encourage consistency and continuity in education outside of school hours. This is a very rewarding job that gives plenty of opportunity for personal development.


The Role:

Hours: 8:30 - 15:30, Monday - Friday. Full time is preferred but part time applicants may still apply, as job shares can be available.

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:

  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Care worker
  • Sports coaching
  • Youth offending services
  • 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.

A minimum of GCSE English and Maths (A-C) is a minimum requirement; with further education being beneficial. Additional qualifications which may be useful include: Team Teach or PECS. 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 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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