Behaviour Support Assistant
Teaching Personnel
Poole, UK
2d ago

Do you want to make a difference to lives of children and young people with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties?

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a Pupil Referral Unit in Poole to recruit a passionate Teaching Assistant to work with children and young people with challenging behaviour due to SEMH and other learning difficulties, working on a full time basis.

If this role interests you please apply NOW!

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be working with students in Key Stages 3 and 4, in classes between 5-8 students, accompanied by a Teacher and other Support Assistants.

You will be working with children and young people who are not able attend mainstream education for multiple reasons, such as :

  • Children in Looked After Care
  • Exclusion
  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Physical and mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties
  • The candidate must have :

  • Some experience working with children and young people who display challenging behaviour
  • Experience of de-escalation training would be advantageous
  • The school would also consider candidates from youth work backgrounds, or similar roles
  • This role demands motivation, passion, patience and the ability to emotionally support children who are from vulnerable backgrounds and situations .

    The successful candidate will benefit from a Team-Teach qualification, which can be offered by Teaching Personnel in an upcoming training course in October 2019, should you not already be trained.

    Teaching Personnel can offer Behaviour Support Assistant’s :

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field such as : Autism Awareness, Safeguarding, Behaviour That Challenges and more
  • An experienced Consultant along with our dedicated on call service
  • All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see / 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. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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