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Behaviour Support Role

Preston Primary School

Working 1:1 with a child in KS2 with challenging behaviour

Team Teach qualification is preferable

The role is to start Jan 2021 and will continue until the end of the academic year. The child you will be expected to support receives additional funding as his behaviour is highly distracting in the classroom. The school require cover in this role as they have recently found out that the current permanent member of staff is set to leave the school for another job.

In this role you will be expected to work with the class teacher in order to differentiate the Curriculum so that the child can work effectively in the class room and reduce disruption amongst the other children in class. The Head Teacher is keen to get continuity with the staff member supporting him and has stressed that the person coming in must have behaviour support experience. You will be expected to not only support the child during the working day but also throughout lunch times and break times. You will however still get time for a lunch break.

The school is currently going through a transitional period and is keen to improve on the standards to ensure all the children are able to make good progress. The Head teacher is very passionate about supporting children especially given the backgrounds of some of their families. The Head teacher is also very supportive of her staff and will ensure any new person to the team is welcomed and given a full induction.

In order to apply for this role you must have the following

Level 2 or above qualification

Experience working alongside children with behaviour difficulties

Full time availability and flexibility to cover welfare and break time

The commitment and passion to support the Curriculum and improve standards in the school.

If this role sounds of interest to you please email an up to date CV to or simply ‘APPLY NOW’. I will respond to all applications in due course.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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