Behaviour Support Assistant
Connex Education
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire
2d ago

Connex Education are currently recruiting a number of Learning Mentors for a school based in Nottingham, to work on a full-time or part-time basis, starting ASAP for the rest of the academic year with a permanent option on offer if desired.

  • You will be required to work with a varied group of pupils, who have complex learning needs, on either a 1 : 1 or small group basis;
  • assisting with their learning and social development skills in both the main class and then also in other areas of the school if required.

    The particular school you would be working with is a part of a wider trust of schools with academies spanning across Nottingham and Derby and they are very eager to build upon their support staff team so this is a great opportunity to network and build up contacts within busy, successful academies.

    Better yet - for this role, we will be able to offer you a guaranteed pay option meaning that if for a day work isn't available we will still pay you!!1 (Term time only - some conditions apply)

    As the successful learning mentor, you will be a confident, independent professional who can demonstrate their commitment into supporting young people with special educational needs or need extra support with their learning.

    You must be confident in your ability to manage challenging behaviour and support and motivate children to succeed.

    Connex Education are committed to supporting talented individuals with their career in education and are currently able to offer a funded Level 3 Teaching Assistant course to staff who are able to support on a full time basis and who hit the criteria (enquire on this today for more information.)

    Resilience is key to this position as you must be adaptable to challenging situations and willing to use initiative when working on a 1 : 1 basis.

    Main Roles and Responsibilities :

    To work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning in the classroom

    To provide morale and social / family support to designated young person

    To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school’s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment

    To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

    To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

    To work 1 : 1 with an allocated student and provide support in all educational areas

    Person Specification :

    Evidence of working with challenging behaviour

    Awareness of safeguarding young people

    High degree of resilience, would suit individuals from a HM Forces / Policing background

    Good communication skills

    Team player

    Connex Education will in turn offer you :

    Support from a dedicated consultant whenever needed.

    Ongoing CPD opportunities via our sister company, The Thirsty Scholars Partnership

    Ability to join our cohort of trainee teachers and gain a PGCE with QTS*

    Opportunities with specialist provisions across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

    Guaranteed pay option, giving you financial security

    Connex Education is committed to the well-being and safeguarding of young people and seek like-minded individiuals to carry on this passion.

    If this role is suitable to you and your requirements, please apply today or get in touch with our office on 0115 8243002 or email : jade.

    powellconnex-education for more information.

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