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Behaviour Support Assistant Expiring soon

Teaching Personnel

Market related


Permanent | Full Time



The Ideal Teaching Assistant:

The ideal TA will need to have resilience in abundance, a good sense of humour & the ability to use your initiative in challenging situations that may arise. Key characteristics of the ideal Support Assistant is anyone who has an interest in supporting challenging behaviour within an SEN Setting or alternative provision, such as psychology graduates and youth workers. 

In addition to providing support for the pupil, the candidate will also be required to provide general support with the rest of the class. Tasks included are:

  • Delivering tailored learning activities prepared by the teacher
  • Supporting the social and emotional development of students, raising any concerns as per the school’s policy and protocols.
  • Ensuring that all pupils can engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • Display patience, understanding and commitment
  • Show patience and understanding towards challenging behaviour

What you need to know about the Role:

The schools we work with support young people to develop their emotional wellbeing and social skills in addition to their learning and development.  As a support assistant you will need to aid in the development of students and help them to cope better with the things they find challenging, whether this is during their school day or at home.  The successful learning support assistant will help establish positive and healthy relationships, emotional wellbeing and developing social skills.  This is an ideal opportunity for anyone who is fancying a change in career, or if you have a keen interest in Special Educational Needs, emotional and behavioural needs, and/or psychology. 

Please apply by replying to this advery, or by sending your CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. 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.

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