Accessibility Links

Behavior Support Worker/ Learning Support

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Start date: 22 Feb 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10986420
  • Branch: Leeds & Bradford Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Peter Williamson
  • Call: 0113 246 8220
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Teaching Assistant (SEMH)

You will be supporting students with their academic, personal and social development in a challenging school located in Wakefield. This role is demanding and challenging, but very rewarding. You will be supporting learners with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties in a specialist learning environment. You'll be required to use a reflexive approach to learners, their learning and needs, and be able to work creatively and proactively. Emotional resilience and an ability to engage learners whom may have had a negative experience of education is a must, ideally you will have experience working in a similar environment.

Job Specification
•Working in small class groups or with individual students.
•Adapting learning to increase interaction.
•Provide emotional support if required.
•Encourage appropriate social interactions.
•Maintain professional standards at all times.

Person Specification
•Experience working in a similar environment or other experience of working with young people whom may present challenging behaviours.
•Resilience and patience, compassion and understanding.
•An ability to be proactive, creative and empathetic.
•To be able to follow detailed behaviour support plans (BSPs), individual learning plans (ILPs).
•To adhere to the school's policies and practices.
•Ideally you will be Team Teach trained (not essential)

In return we offer;
•Excellent daily rates payed weekly through PAYE
•Support throughout your placements
•Access to a dedicated SEN consultant
•Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations)

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity to you, please apply below to register your interest and we'll be in touch with you shortly.
Similar jobs
  • SEND Teaching Assistant
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Wendover
  • SEND Teaching Assistants I am always looking to appoint amazing teaching assistant to work within either KS1 or KS2. The position may involve working with a specific child or group
  • PRU Secondary Teacher, Hersham
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Hersham
  • SEND/PRU Secondary Teacher Location: Surrey I am currently seeking a passionate and experienced SEND Secondary Teacher to work in a well established PRU school in the Surrey area
  • SEND Learning Support / TAs
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Guildford
  • SEND Learning Support Assistant/Teaching Assistant - Surrey Are you passionate about helping children with special needs? Education Protocol are on the search for somebody who is experienced in
  • Behaviour Support Assistant
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Surrey
  • Summary - Behaviour Support Assistant I am currently recruiting for a Behaviour Support Assistant to work closely with pupils in a PRU. You will be working 1-1 with pupils while also working with
  • Learning Support Assistant in Haringey, Wood Green
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Haringey
  • SEMH Learning Support Assistant A mainstream Primary School In Haringey are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work 1:1 with a child in Key Stage 1 and 2 with Social
Latest news
Best and Worst Things to Say to Children Who are Out of Control
Best and Worst Things to Say to Children Who are Out of Control
Every teacher knows how difficult it is to follow the learning plan with disruptive students in the classroom. Jo wrote this blog to share her dos an
Read blog
17/09/18
Best Ways To Get To Know Your New Students
Best Ways To Get To Know Your New Students
The new school year is here and this means you will probably meet a new group of students. Knowing students' names is a great way to start off &nbs
Read blog
07/09/18
Amy's Testimonial: 4 Months in London, What an Experience!
Amy's Testimonial: 4 Months in London, What an Experience!
I have been living in London for 4 months now. What an experience! Sam was instrumental in setting me up with all my paperwork before leaving. Sh
Read blog
28/08/18
Active Plenary for Supply Teachers
Active Plenary for Supply Teachers
Are you starting a supply position this September? Paul offers some ideas on keeping students on the learning track and being prepared for everything
Read blog
10/08/18
Making and Saving Money during Summer Holidays
Making and Saving Money during Summer Holidays
It’s the summer holidays! No more getting up early and no more classroom duties. Also, no more payslips for a while. What can you do with thes
Read blog
02/08/18
View all news
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS