SEND Child/Behaviour Support Assistants

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11292992
Salary: £325 - £425 per week
Job Published: 9 days ago
Do you have a passion for supporting children with their social and emotional growth?
Do you have experience working with challenging behaviour in young people?
Are you interested in supporting young people following COVID-19 with their mental health and behaviour?

If so then we have the role for you!

Protocol Education is a leading education recruitment company helping support assistants and teachers find work within a range of SEN schools and we are currently looking for enthusiastic and motivated SEMH support assistants.

As a SEMH support assistant you will be responsible for supporting children both in small groups and on a 1:1 basis. You will be managing challenging behaviour in the classroom and may be required to run intervention activities and report to staff members on pupils with ongoing needs both socially and academically.

As a person you must:

  • Be supportive, nurturing and kind
  • Exhibit patience and compassion
  • Have the ability to support children whilst maintaining authority in your role
  • Some experience working in the SEND sector with emphasis on behavioural issues

Ideal candidates will have a background in:

  • Military
  • Learning Mentoring
  • Prison officers
  • Support workers/Residential care
  • Graduates looking for a career in teaching


Please note. We undertake Safeguarding checks for all our workers in accordance with the DFE statutory guidance 'keeping children safe in education'. As part of these checks we require a current Enhanced DBS disclosure form for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS update service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process which costs £40.00.


Protocol Education can offer you the following:

  • Flexible working
  • Short term, Long term and Permanent placements
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Support throughout all placements
  • Eligibility to take part in free training days run by Protocol
  • Commitment to finding you the right school and opportunity

If you require any further information please contact Enya on 0191 279 7270 or email enya.edney@protocol-education.com
We are open from 7:00am until 6:30pm during term time.

We look forward to hearing from you!