Behaviour Support Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 13 Jun 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£85 - £110 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Behaviour Support Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind are recruiting! Behaviour Support Assistant needed in Oldham.

Are you a passionate about supporting teenagers from vulnerable backgrounds?

Are you able to deal with challenging situations and behaviours?

Do you want to learn new skills while working in a supportive and inclusive environment and taking the next step forward in your career?

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for enthusiastic and committed people available to work as a behaviour support assistant in an SEMH school in Oldham.

This is a temporary full-time long-term supply role from September 2024 to December 2024 in the first instance.

The Role

Behaviour Support Assistant

Five days a week 8.30am to 3.30pm

Providing support on a one-to-one basis or in small groups

Assisting students with literacy, numeracy, and general subject knowledge

Supporting individuals with social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties

Assisting those with mental health needs and anxiety

Provide holistic support based around social, emotional, behavioural, physical, mental & academic progress.

Collaborating with the SEN team, senior leaders, heads of departments, parents and carers, social workers, and other professionals in the child's multidisciplinary team.

The School

Special School catering for young people aged 11-16 that struggle within mainstream settings and have an EHCP for Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs (SEMH).

The school specialises in catering for children who may face challenges related to social, emotional or mental health difficulties and vulnerable backgrounds.

Part of a multi academy trust for special education provision.

Ofsted 2023 "There is a calm, purposeful atmosphere for pupils to engage in learning"

Located in central Oldham - easily accessible on public transport links.

The Benefits

Full time temporary role

Emotionally rewarding work - making a difference to the lives in children and young people with additional needs.

Training available

Competitive pay rates

May become permanent

To join us and be successful in this Behaviour Support Assistant role, you will need to:

  • a minimum of six week's experience of working with children in the last 3 years supported by references
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Provide a CV with a full employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work full time in the UK

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent

Access to over 2,500 free training courses, thanks to our new partnership with The National College.

A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward

Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

Our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement

A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Our payroll team are onsite in London. Not offshore, not through a third party. We don't leave candidate service or pay to chance.

Holiday pay - You choose if you want to be paid inclusive of holiday pay or bank this to claim in the school holidays.

Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this Behaviour Support Assistant position, or to hear more about other roles for next academic year call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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