Behaviour Support Assistant
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£60 - £80 per day + other brilliant benefits
Are you Team Teach trained or equivalent (Mappa, Nappie, Secura Care etc)? Do you have the patience and understanding to work with hardtoreach and vulnerable young people? Can you motivate and support individuals in need of caring role models? If yes, then read on for more information!
A Primary Pupil Referral Unit in Leeds with a reputation of supporting and building its staff, are actively looking for a Behaviour Support Worker to work as part of their staff team, to come in and support the students with their Social, Emotional, and Mental Health needs, as well as their Behavioural Difficulties.
This role will play a key part in ensuring the students are kept on task, learning to their full capability and have a point of contact for any issues or concerns. The students are working at KS1 and 2 level and so the successful applicant will need to support their academic studies as well as their SEMH/SEBD needs. The children have a range of needs, requiring the applicant to have patience and the ability to think on their feet to provide them with the support they need.
The successful candidate will have the resiliency and empathy to engage young children who express extremely challenging behaviour.
School Benefits: Onsite parking Nearby public transport links Top of the range equipment Brilliant career progression opportunities A holistic approach to teaching and education Extensive grounds and building A supportive staff team including therapists, nurses and specially trained teachers
Randstad Benefits: Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education A 24/7 oncall service Free career advice Support and guidance throughout your role Market advice Job matching based on your preferences Advice and feedback on your current CV Team teach training available
Your role will include: Establishing constructive relationships with students Following the positive behaviour plans for each individual child Supporting the class teacher and other support staff to maintain a positive working environment Developing a clear understanding of the specific needs of each pupil Looking after childrens physical, emotional and social welfare Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and deescalating the situation to best of your ability Maintaining a record and providing regular feedback about pupils to the teachers and/or SENCO in order to best track pupil progress Assisting the school in communicating with parents and carers using the appropriate approach Supporting all learners in their curriculum studies and throughout the day
Key skills and experience needed: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Commitment to and a passion for working with vulnerable children Experience working in a SEND setting Experience working or volunteering with children The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour The ability to work with learners with various learning difficulties A flexible approach to educating and supporting children Team teach certification or equivalent (essential)
Does this sound the like the job for you? Do you feel you can make a difference to these childrens lives? Then please apply to be considered for this position with an updated CV and a member of the SEND team will be in touch!
Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.
Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.
Posted 44 days ago