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SEN Behaviour Support

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Job description

A primary school in St Helens are looking to appoint a behaviour support assistant on a long term basis. Initially, the position will until the end of the academic year but there is an opportunity for a permanent contract. The school caters for pupils with additional needs with a Statement of SEN or an EHCP, on the autistic spectrum and/or have significant communication and interaction difficulties and social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH).

Due to the specific needs of the pupils we would be interested in applicants with experience of supporting children or young people with challenging behaviour. The ideal behaviour support assistant will have experience working with pupils with challenging behaviour and understand how to de-escalate situations.

The ideal behaviour support assistant will have:

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification (ideally level 3)
  • Preferably Team-Teach trained or other restraint training (can be provided)
  • A considerable amount of experience working with pupils with challenging behaviour
  • An understanding of the de-escalation tactics and crisis prevention

If you are available now for day to day or long term work and want to work in a school for children with SEN, please get in touch with Helen at the Liverpool Branch of Teaching Personnel on 0151 244 5430

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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