Behaviour Support Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
North West
£70 to £90 per day
Salary Description:
%ufffd70 - 90 per day
Teaching Personnel
Job Ref:
KC 19/04 BB2

Teaching Personnel is looking to recruit a Behavioural Support Assistant to assist with behaviour in an Alternative Provision in Blackburn.

The school caters for 11-16 year olds with complex SEMH difficulties and ASC; therefore, many children may display challenging behaviours and cannot thrive in a mainstream school.

The successful candidate must be strong and resilient in order to be a good role model for the children at the school. The school prides itself on having a board curriculum in an attempt to reengage their pupils, therefore, the successful candidate should be able to cultivate this interest and ensure to remain positive even in difficult situations.

As a Behavioural Mentor, your duties will include you will be required to supervise the pupils throughout the school day, encourage the pupils to engage with their education, build rapport with the pupil, be a role model, help the pupils to understand why their education is important. You may be required to work 1:1 with a certain pupil or provide more general classroom support.

The school would be interested in a candidate who has previous experience supporting children who display challenging behaviours. They would also consider applications from Sports Coaches, Carers, Residential support workers, Youth Workers and those with the experience within the Prison system or the Military.

The school are looking for candidates who:

* Are patient
* Have a caring disposition
* Can set clear and respectable boundaries
* Are energetic
* Encourage pupils to engage in every activity
* Are able to reinforce positive behaviour

This is a full time role working across school hours Monday- Friday.

The pay for this role is negotiable but will not be any less than �10.77 per hour.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. 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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 01772 301154
Contact: Kerry Chippendale

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