Behaviour Support Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
JN -012019-187760_1547744035
Date Posted:17 Jan 2019

Behaviour Support Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind Manchester are recruiting! Are you an experienced Behaviour Teaching Assistant looking for your next role?
Or perhaps you are a psychology graduate with SEN experience, intent on beginning your teaching/educational Psychology career?
Why not join a passionate and dedicated SEN School and feel the benefit of broadening your SEN experience in order to further your career.

Tradewind Manchester are working in partnership with a Specialist EBD school in Wigan, which caters for pupils with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties aged 11 - 16 years.

This is a full-time Behaviour Teaching Assistant role with an immediate start, then following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 12 weeks) this role will become permanent.
A large proportion of the pupils at this school are on the Autistic Spectrum. This 'Good' graded school, which caters for 27 children, is set in its own grounds, which allows for a quiet and nurturing environment. Class sizes are small and are structured to facilitate the implementation of students Individual Education Plans.

This could be your ideal next role if you are;
-Experienced in supporting pupils aged 5 - 17 years who suffer from emotional, behavioural and social difficulties.
-Graduates looking to broaden their experience further in order to pursue teaching or educational psychology routes.
-Experienced in supporting pupils with Autism - desired. -Confident in working in an education environment in which behaviour will be challenging on a regular basis.
-Available full time for a permanent role (following an initial temporary period).
-An effective team player. This role will include;
-Teaching pupils with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties, including pupils with Autism.
-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care.
-Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn.

More about the role;
-Permanent Contract (following a typical 12 week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester).
-Full time 08:30 -16:00
-Free on site parking.

The benefits of working as a Behaviour Teaching Assistant at this school include; -
- Working in a friendly, supportive team.
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities
-The opportunity to develop your education career within a large network of special needs schools, Including 23 current UK schools, with 4 more set to open in 2019.
- Great rates of pay
- Free CPD specifically relating to Special Needs Education

To be considered for Behaviour Teaching Assistant role, you will need;
-Have recent experience supporting children with challenging behaviour.
-A DBS certificate, or be happy to apply for a DBS.
-Be able to provide 2 professional references including one from your latest employer or education institution.
-Full time availability.
-Team Teach training is desirable, not essential as training is available.

If our Behaviour Teaching Assistant role sounds like the perfect role for you; Click 'Apply Now'

For more information about this Behaviour Teaching Assistant role please contact Victoria Rimmer on 0161 674 0138 or email; your CV to

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most. We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard

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