Behaviour Support Assistant

Employer
Randstad Education
Location
West Yorkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Feb 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Are you currently looking to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment?
Do you want to work within a supportive setting focusing on supporting children with behavioural difficulties?
Then this is the role for you!

Working with children with social, emotional, and mental health issues is a very rewarding career in which you will support, guide and encourage students to reach for their goals.
We're currently working with a secondary school based in Bradford who is actively looking for a Behaviour Support Worker.
This role will play a pivotal part in ensuring students are kept on task, learning to their full potential and have a point of contact for any issues or concerns. The pupils have a range of needs, requiring the candidate to have patience and the ability to think on your feet to provide them with the support they need. This is a short term position, with a view to extend for the right person.

Benefits:
The chance to have a positive impact in a child's life
Competitive salary
Opportunity for long term work
A refer-a-friend scheme, giving you the chance to receive £300 in shopping vouchers

Responsibilities:
Safeguarding children at all times
Following the positive behaviour plans for each individual child
To support class teacher to maintain a positive working environment
Developing a clear understanding of the specific needs of the pupils you are working with
To recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating the situation
Planning and preparation around the classroom is essential
Keeping the pupils engaged with their learning
Building a strong relationship with the staff and parents
Promoting independence with the children

Requirements:
A passion and commitment to working with vulnerable children
Knowledge of safeguarding
Previous experience working with children/ young adults who have SEN
DBS on the update service (we can also do a DBS if necessary)

If you would like to be considered for this role then don't delay, send your CV to Freya at (url removed)

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