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Year 6 Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Behaviour Support Worker required at a mainstream Primary School in Normanton- WF6

  • Are you a recent graduate or a youth worker looking for a new role in Normanton- WF6
  • Have you got previous experience working with pupils with challenging behaviour in any setting?
  • Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary up to £89 dependant on experience as well as CPD Training at Leeds Trinity University

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and experienced personnel to support young people in our network of primary schools across Wakefield- Normanton to support children on a 1:1 basis or within a classroom setting. The opportunities we have understandably will be aimed at supporting the young people you work with their education journey to ensure that they achieve their maximum potential. There is also a high element of supporting children who do display highly challenging behaviours and have challenging backgrounds, therefore your role will also involve deescalating and managing difficult behavioural situations and be resilient towards this.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

• Previous or transferable experience with young people in PRU based settings

• Calm and approachable manor

• Able to deescalate and defuse high tension situations

• Team Teach Trained (we are able to provide this to those without)

Teaching personnel is the leading education recruitment agency in the UK, benefits include

• Ongoing CPD opportunities

• Great pay up to £89 per day

• Teacher of the month awards

• Dedicated consultant

• Access to the largest school network in the UK

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS – Full assistance provided (AGY)

For more information, please send your CV to or call 0113 2240231.

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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