Behaviour Support Assistant

Posted 22 January by Teaching Personnel
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Behavioural Support Assistant


Teaching Personnel are currently seeking new Behaviour Support Assistants in the East Sussex and the surrounding area to work in a specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health provision catering to pupils with complex needs. The needs of attending pupils are varied, but may include:

• Behavioural difficulties

• Anti-social and disengaged behaviour


Applicants will be working in a classroom supporting teachers and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils. The role will operate between 8:30 - 15:30, Monday - Friday. Full time is preferred but part time applicants may still apply, as job shares can be available

Ideal candidates for being a teaching assistant may need to be able to drive but it isn't essential, as we will likely have a school local to you. Ideal applicants should have previous experience working with complex behaviour or challenging needs professionally. Without professional experience any personal experience with the following could help the candidate succeed in this role:

 • Psychology

• Youth/Community work experience

 • Care worker

 • Independent living assistant

 • Previous Teaching Assistant Experience

• Challenging behaviour within family

• Mentoring • SEN Experience

The school are interested in seeing suitable candidates sooner, rather than later, so please do not delay in sending your CV over for consideration. If you’re suited to this role, please contact me or click on apply now and I will be in touch. I look forward to hearing from you.

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

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