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Classroom Support Assistant - Wakefield

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for KS2 & 3 Behaviour Support Assistants to work with students at a specialist Pupil Referral Unit in Wakefield. The school caters to young adults with Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues, attachment disorder and from disadvantaged and Looked After backgrounds. The role is based in Wakefield across WF1 and WF", all sites are easily accessible by public transport. The role is full time with the opportunity to go permanent.

The right candidate will have Team Teach, MAPA or the equivalent deescalation qualification and they will be open minded and non-judgemental towards students need extra support and empathy.

We are looking for someone:

  • With a strong and resilient personality in what can be a very challenging role
  • Who has the passion and desire to have a positive impact on a pupil with behavioural and emotional needs
  • Who is able to work with a pupil 1:1 or in a group setting

Teaching Personnel is the leading education recruitment agency in the UK and the benefits of working with us include:

  • Ongoing CPD
  • The opportunity to gain experience and kick start your career in education and care in a professional and supportive environment
  • The support of a dedicated consultant


You will have high expectations of children and young people including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational potential and to establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with them. You will have the ability to communicate effectively with children, young people, colleagues and parents/carers and to communicate promptly and effectively with parents and carers, conveying timely and relevant information about attainment, objectives, progress and well-being.
You must know how to identify and support children and young people whose progress, development or well-being is affected by changes or difficulties in their personal circumstances, and when to refer them to colleagues for specialist support.

If you have a lot to give and want to make a difference to the lives of childen with SEN or if you are wanting to expand your experience across a wider age and ability range then this role is for you.

In return, Teaching Personnel can offer you benfits such as:

  • Great rates of pay
  • Flexibility - we will work around you!
  • Discounted training and CPD
  • A supportive and dedicated consultant

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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