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Behaviour Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£12.90 - 13.50 per hour


Temporary | Full Time



Behaviour support Assistant

  • Burnley
  • Secondary Provision
  • Alternative provision
  • 2x Behaviour Assistants
  • ASAP start  
  • 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • £12.90 - £13.50

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a school within the Education Partnership Trust who are looking for two behaviour support assistants one on a Full-time basis and a Part-time basis. The provision caters for children with Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) and therefore have struggled to maintain an education within a mainstream provision. The class sizes and considerably smaller resulting in a holistic approach and support in terms of emotional development.

Work duties
The role of a behaviour support assistant is to contribute positively to children overcoming their barriers to learning by implementing positive reinforcement and strong structure and boundaries. Many of the pupils have previously had negative experiences of school and feelings of failure and frustration therefore it will be vital to develop their social skills and raise their aspirations. Encouraging assigned pupils with Behaviour, Emotional and Social needs to participate and actively engage in activities led by teachers. Delivering and monitoring short term interventions on behalf of disengaged and disaffected learners. There may be periods of implementing 1:1 or group interventions with the children and addressing their individual targets. Adopting a positive, upbeat attitude will play a vital role in developing and maintaining positive relationships with the children.

Person Specification

  • Good co-operative, interpersonal and listening skills.
  • Excellent role model.
  • A positive, warm and approachable personality.
  • Reflective, resilient practise

If you are interested in the role, please click apply now and Keira will contact you within 48hours to discuss next steps.

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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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