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Behaviour Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£85 - 100 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Behaviour Support Assistant

Secondary school in Preston, Lancashire

If you are a recent graduate considering a career in education and would like to gain experience and utilise your degree, we would like to speak to you.

If you are an experiences Support Worker, looking to transition into education, then we would also like to speak with you!

The main roles and responsibilities of a Behaviour Support Assistant is to support the classroom Teacher with additional pupil support, and to monitor and track the behaviour of pupils, and pupils with additional needs and behavioural challenges.

You may also be responsible for the classroom as a whole, so it is important that you have the confidence and qualities to keep the class focused and motivated. You will be required to support pupils understand the tasks and activities set, and you will support them with completing tasks when needed.

Day-to-day duties for a Behaviour Support Assistant include:

  • Supervising pupils, ensuring they are engaged in the classwork.
  • Encouraging pupils to interact.
  • Supporting pupils with additional needs such as ADHD and SEMH.
  • Helping pupils to become more independent in their learning.
  • Establishing trust with pupils, interacting with them according to individual needs.
  • Assisting pupils with tasks as needed.
  • Promoting good behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policies, encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their behaviour.
  • Collecting completed work and returning it to the Teacher.
  • Assisting with the supervision of pupils before and after school and at break times.
  • Providing feedback to teachers on pupil’s achievement, progress, and if any problems.
  • Upholding policies and procedures related to child protection, health and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to the appropriate person.

We are looking for graduates and applicants who may also have previous experience within the care, support, or sports sectors.

Teaching Personnel have a great CPD Training Academy, and you will have a personal dedicated consultant to support you in work in your area.

If you think this would be a good fit for you, please apply directly TODAY.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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