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Support Assistant

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***ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE IN YOUR CAREER FOR 2019???***

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking new behaviour support assistants in the Bristol area to work in an SEN specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health provision catering to pupils with complex needs. The needs of attending pupils are varied, but may include:

  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Learning and physical difficulties
  • Anti-social and disengaged behaviour
  • Autism and ADHD

The Role:

Applicants will be working in a classroom supporting teachers and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils, as well as in groups. The role will operate between 8:30 - 15:30, Monday - Friday. Full time is preferred but part time applicants may still apply, as job shares can be available.

The Candidate:

Ideal candidates may need to be able to drive but it isn't essential, as we will likely have a school local to you.

Ideal applicants should have previous experience working with complex behaviour or special educational needs professionally. Without professional experience any personal experience with the following could help the candidate succeed in this role:

  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Care worker
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • SEN Experience

Applicants will be working in a classroom supporting teachers and fellow support assistants on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils, so should have a passion for mentoring pupils closely through their differentiated curriculum.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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