Behaviour Support Assistant

Location: Bristol
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: SW0406BSA
Salary: £12.90 - 14.50 per hour + PAYE/CPD/Refer a Friend £50
Job Published: 15 days ago

Behaviour Support Assistant:

Protocol Education are looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant to work within a Primary school in the centre of Bristol to start September 2024.

This role is a person-centred approach supporting young people with a learning disability. Whether the child has SEMH (Social + Emotional Mental Health) or ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) or ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) or any other learning disability that may hinder their behaviour and/or learning within a classroom setting.

This school is looking for a caring and intuitive individual to help support the behaviour of student(s) within the classroom.

Prior experience of working/volunteering in an educational setting with students with these needs is desired.

Previous successful candidates from Protocol Education have had experience in Youth Work, Care/Hospital experience, Art/Creative backgrounds, Psychology/Sociology Graduates. Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about this and what to get involved with this career!

The Role:

  • Giving 1:1 support to student(s) who may be struggling with the curriculum due to their needs.
  • Help to adapt and tailor learning from class teacher for student(s) so that they can feel and be successful.
  • Communicate well with staff, colleagues and parents/carers via telephone/email professionally when necessary.
  • Being a positive role model for student and using school reward system fairly to encourage positive attitudes and behaviours.
  • Use classroom behaviour management skills to help assist student(s) in demonstrating positive behaviour and overcoming their barriers to learning.

The Candidate:

  • Calm and resilient when dealing with situations.
  • Positive can-do attitude and a willingness to join in on class activities.
  • Flexibility within the general day to day running of the classroom.
  • Experience of working with SEMH, ASD, ADHD, SEN.
  • Passion and care for children with a various learning disabilities.
  • A creative and ‘out-the-box’ mentality when facilitating learning.

Protocol Education can offer you:

  • Competitive rates reflective of your experience and responsibilities.
  • Flexibility to work around you and other prior commitments you may have.
  • Guaranteed work agreements that ensure consistent work and income.
  • CPD during half term or summer when schools are closed.
  • CV writing assistance and marketing tools.
  • Guidance and support from our team to help you find your perfect role.
  • NQT/ECT network community that supports new teachers.
  • £50 refer a friend rebate.
  • Social events to celebrate fantastic commitment and performance.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further 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.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the 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 FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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