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Behavioural Support/Special Needs Teaching Assistant- Walthamstow

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Behaviour Support Assistant- Walthamstow

Do you want to make a difference to lives of children and young people with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties and Special Education Needs?

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a mainstream school who provide 1:1 support to individuals with ASC disorderto recruit a passionate Support Assistant to work with children and young people with challenging behaviour other learning difficulties, working on a full time basis, to begin after the October half term. If this role interests you – please apply NOW!

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be working with students from 5-19 in focused classes  accompanied by a Teacher and another Support Assistant. You will be working with children and young people who have difficulty in school due to:

-          Children in Looked After Care

-          Anxiety

-          Exclusion

-          Speech and language difficulties

-          Physical and mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties

The candidate must have:

-          Some experience working with children and young people who display challenging behaviour

-          Experience of de-escalation training would be advantageous

-          The school would also consider candidates from youth work backgrounds, or similar roles

-          Male TA’s are encouraged to apply as they have male students who require personal care and strong male role models are needed. This being said, females with appropriate experience are also desirable for this role. 

This role demands motivation, passion, patience and the ability to emotionally support children who are from vulnerable backgrounds and situations.

Teaching Personnel can offer Behaviour Support Assistant’s:

-          Competitive pay rates of GBP60-75 per day

-          Access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field such as: Autism Awareness, Safeguarding, Behaviour That Challenges and more

-          An experienced Consultant along with our dedicated on call service

If you are interested in this role please call Chey on 02075933078 for more information, apply to this ad or email your CV to We look forward to hearing from you soon!


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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