Behaviour Buddy

Location: Batley, Kirklees, England
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary | SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | SEN | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11322281
Salary: £325 - £450 per week
Job Published: 27 days ago
One of our Mainstream Primary Schools in Batley is looking to appoint an experienced SEMH/Behaviour Support Worker to work alongside a Year 2 pupil with SEMH difficulties and difficult behaviour.

In the school's own words:

"This person needs to have the balance of being warm and nurturing, but able to be firm,clear and consistent. They need to be resilient, kind and caring, but also know how to set a tone of no nonsense / no messing around to support a child in meeting their potential in Y2. They should also have a sense of humour, as this will help them to build a rapport with the pupil being supported."

This will be an excellent role for anyone with experience of the challenging behaviour associated with SEMH with ages 4-11

The successful applicant will:
• Have previous experience working with children
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Have a calm and consistent approach
• Have experience of working with SEMH
• Have a supporting and encouraging manner with young children and an ability to inspire trust and to motivate the child in their care to integrate and learn through play
• Have the ability to be flexible and to work as part of a team
• Be required to work closely with Class Teachers and staff, Parents, Special Needs Leader and Outside Agencies
• Be able to use their initiative in meeting the needs of the child and in adapting and/or developing activities and games that support the development of the child's independent communication and learning skills.

The school can offer:
• A positive, supportive, and welcoming ethos that will allow you to develop professionally
• A fully inclusive ethos for all who learn and work in our community
• A commitment to doing the very best for all children in our school

In addition, Protocol Education can offer:
• Competitive rates of pay
• FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach
• Ongoing honest, friendly, and professional support from our dedicated team of experts

If you are looking for a rewarding challenge and have the suitable qualifications and personal qualities, please click "Apply" or email your CV to