Behaviour Support Assistant

Location: Lewisham
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: PE-JB2 08
Salary: £77 - 90 per day + PAYE and CPD
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Behaviour Support Assistant Lewisham Immediate start & full-time (5days/week)

Your new role

Protocol Education have an excellent opportunity for a Behavioural Assistant to join a mainstream Primary school and support children with special needs/ behaviour support. 

About the school:

Based in Lewisham, this co-educational special school caters to children aged 4-11 with severe social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH)/ ASD. Most students attending the school have behavioural difficulties and associated disorders which have caused problems in mainstream schools. Each member of staff is fully committed to improving the outcomes of the students and supporting them so they remain in mainstream education. 

About the Role:

Working as a behavioural support assistant you will provide support for students with SEMH needs who may find it difficult or be reluctant to engage in education. This will include building rapport with students and creating positive relationships which influence them to regulate their behaviour. Initially you will work on a temporary basis however there could be the opportunity for a school to offer you a permanent position should they require. The role will be working with the child on a 1:1 basis but some group learning may also be required.

What we need from you: 

If you have previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant or are passionate about improving the outcomes for young people this is the role for you. As an individual you will be outgoing and confident in your abilities to deal with behavioural difficulties and re-engaging students in education. 

It is desired (although not essential) that applicants have a qualification in Team Teach and experience in dealing with young people who have SEMH needs.

What will Protocol offer

• Competitive rates of pay and in-house PAYE. • Free continuing professional development training (CPD) • Ongoing honest, friendly support from our recruitment specialists who maintain over 28 years of educational experiences• The opportunity of working with a wide choice of schools across the Lewisham area. • CV and interview advice and support.

Protocol Education is a leading supply teaching agency. We provide schools with the teaching, support, and SEN staff they need to be successful, while helping teachers, teaching assistants and nursery staff find rewarding work that furthers their careers.

If you are interested in this role, please apply with an up-to-date CV.

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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