Teaching Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
£65 to £75 per day
Salary Description:
�65 - 75 per day
Teaching Personnel
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The challenging and varied role of a Behavioural Support Specialist is ideal for anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the lives of children and teenage students in a Secondary school.

As a Behavioural Support Specialist, you'll offer practical help and emotional support to students who have difficulties expressing and communicating their emotions. You'll typically be working in small groups and in one to one situations.

The focus of your role is to provide support to students, empowering them to address various challenges, reducing problems and risks and, in some cases, helping to make sure they are always striving to achieve.

Job titles vary and you may also be known as a:

* Behavioural Support Worker
* Behavioural role model
* Inclusion Support
* Learning Support Assistant
* Behaviour Buddy

You will need a fully enhanced DBS certificate on the DBS update service (can be applied for through Teaching Personnel) to be placed in the school.


Your role will vary depending on the needs of the student or students you're helping, but you may also have a specialist area, depending on the schools focus for the student/ students.

The challenges you may face could relate to:

* Anti-social behaviour and social interaction
* Bullying
* Domestic violence and abuse
* Education and learning
* Language barriers
* Physical and mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties


* Earn up to �300 per week on daily and weekly assignments
* Take part in our regular courses and training (safeguarding, behaviour management)
* Work in schools local to you that suit your preferences
* Family support workers usually work 37 hours per week.

There are also part-time, causal and job share options available

Work experience

You'll need relevant work experience with children and young people to work as a Behaviour Support Worker. This can be either in a paid or voluntary capacity. You may also be able to find experience in:

* Children's homes
* Family community centres
* Mental health services
* Nurseries and schools
* Probations services
* Youth projects

Experience in monitoring, advisory work, coaching, problem-solving and supporting children and adults is also helpful when applying for a post.

Our client is a partner secondary school in BD3 and has easy access to public transport. We are activlet recruitng for September and support staff is a big priority of ours. We can offer the right candidate excellent additional training in our own CPD academy to support professional development.

If this sounds like the ideal role to you, make sure you apply today by sending an updated CV to Brian from the Leeds Bradford Secondary Branch, or apply by following the link.

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. 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 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: 0113 224 0232
Contact: Brian Hardie

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