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Behaviour Support Assistant, South East London

  • Based in Welling, DA16 (Bexley)
  • Competitive pay
  • Rewarding role

Teaching Personnel is currently offering the opportunity for the right candidate to become a role model and mentor to young pupils by taking part in our Behaviour Buddy program.

We at Teaching Personnel offer a personalised tutoring service to help schools increase pupil attainment. We call these our intervention programmes and each of these has been designed to help pupils reach their full potential. As a Behaviour Buddy, you will be working with small groups providing help and support to children who have behavioural difficulties.

Behaviour Buddies work for at least half a term, one to five days each week on a full or half-day basis. We match tutoring positions with your availability, giving you a truly flexible role!

Behaviour buddy responsibilities include:

• Working alongside staff/classroom teachers and SM to reduce levels of unauthorised absence and improve levels of attendance and behaviour.

• Motivating students with behavioural difficulties.

• Undertaking structured and agreed Individualised education programmes, including small group work.

• Providing teacher’s with feedback on the children’s development.

The benefits of this role include:

• The chance to improve pupils learning experience and give them increased self-esteem and confidence.

• A chance to develop your own relationship skills working with teachers and pupils.

• Invaluable experience working within a learning environment for those working towards their PGCE.

The right candidate will be someone who is passionate about making a difference in children’s lives and can act as a positive role model.

For the chance to kick start your career in education as well as work in a stimulating and rewarding environment, send your CV to or call and 0207 593 3075 to speak to the team!

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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