Behaviour Support Assistant
Teaching Personnel
Weymouth, Dorset, Dorset
2h ago

Do you want to make a difference to young people’s lives?

Do you enjoy supporting and helping children?

Are you looking for your next challenge?

If you have answered yes to the above questions,

WE NEED YOU!

Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment agency. We are currently seeking an Behaviour Support assistant to work at one of our local school’s in Weymouth.

The school is a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) for Secondary school children who have been referred from the mainstream schools of Weymouth and Portland.

Strong links are maintained with the local schools. This PRU has capacity for 64 students at any one time. This position is ideal for qualified teachers, NQT’s or someone looking to gain experience working in a school with Special Educational Needs.

The majority of students who attend the centre are still on the roll of mainstream schools and are dual registered. The centre also caters for students who have been permanently excluded from a mainstream school, individuals with medical conditions that prevent attendance at mainstream schools and a few pupils without access to regular education, such as those belonging to traveller families.

A number of students are admitted with an Education Health Care Plan and a few are in the care of the local authority.

What the role involves :

  • working within the class to support the class teacher with their lessons
  • working alongside a team of support staff in class
  • working on a 1-1 basis with students
  • This is a full time role, starting immediately. It is a temporary position but there is the opportunity to go permanent for the right candidate.

    The successful candidate must :

  • Have experience working in schools and / or challenging behaviour
  • Be confident
  • Get stuck in
  • Be resillient
  • To be successful in this role it is desirable if you :

  • have experience working within a school setting
  • have experience working with children and / or adults with learning difficulties
  • be resilient and confident working with challenging behaviour
  • have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs, or a willingness to learn
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant in a special needs school
  • Have the ability to engage pupils in their learning and support them in their social, emotional and personal wellbeing
  • Have experience in ASC
  • Working for Teaching Personnel offers the following benefits :

  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work
  • Flexible work in schools local to you
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • Pension Scheme
  • Weekly Pay
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • 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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