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Behaviour Support Worker Leeds
Leeds - This Area Only
65.0000 - 75.0000
Permanent (Full time)
Behaviour Support Worker
We are currently working with multiple schools in the Leeds area who are searching for a behaviour support worker to start before May/June holidays.
As a behaviour support worker, you must show a talent for dealing with challenging behaviour, demonstrate a level of resilience whilst at work, and the ability to build meaningful relationships with both young learners and staff. Throughout this role you will need to be able to demonstrate effective behaviour management techniques, build rapport and trust with young SEN learners to de-escalate incidents and promote learner growth, and create a safe educational environment.
These positions require you to be experience in supporting pupils and young adults with challenging behaviours. Depending on the role and your experiences, you could be working across a variety of educational settings such as mainstream, SEN, PRU's, as well as settings such as residential sites.
As a behaviour support worker, you are responsible to work alongside teachers, managers and other classroom staff in order to support the learners and young adults in a constructive and controlled learning environment, both inside the classroom and around the setting.
- Creating a safe, structured and nurturing learning environment for the learners and young adults involved.
- Working within a supportive staff grouping where everyone follows the same standards and ethos.
- Gaining first-hand experience within the SEN/BESD sector.
- A DBS on the update service (We can advise on this).
- Experience working with BESD/SEN students with challenging behaviour.
- Team Teach Certificate (Within the last 2 years).
- A varied knowledge of the national curriculum and basic classroom learning strategies.
- The ability to apply sensible and suitable behaviour management strategies when dealing with challenging/high-risk behaviour.
- The ability to build trust-worthy relationships, both with learners/ young adults and staff within a team.
If you have the experience and skills that are appropriate for the role of a behavioural support worker then please apply with your full CV. If you require any further information or have any questions regarding potential roles, please contact George Walton at Veritas Education (Leeds) on or email
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION
- All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
- Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
- You must have legal right to work in the UK
- You must be willing to attend a registration interview
Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.
'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'