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SEND Behaviour Support Assistant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Start date: 08 Feb 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10982324
  • Branch: Leeds & Bradford Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Victoria Gibbs
  • Call: 0113 246 8220
Job description
Teaching Assistant (SEMH)

You will be supporting students with their academic, personal and social development. 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.
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