Behavioural Support Assistant

Swindon, Wiltshire
Date Posted:05 Dec 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£60 - £65 per day
  1. Long-term

Behavioural Support Assistant

Swindon, Wiltshire
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We are looking to appoint a Behavioural support assistant for a large primary school in North-Swindon. The role will entail working as part of the Schools Pastoral team and with the Schools Social Inclusion Officer. The successful applicant will be expected to work directly with pupils, providing one to one or group support to those who demonstrate difficulties in attending school and/or managing their behaviour. The work will be across a variety of settings including one to one, small group and in class support as well as in "off-site" situations.

The role will be full-time (8:30 - 3:30, Monday - Friday) starting in January 2020 and fixed until the end of the academic year on a term-time only contract. The role will be extended to a permanent contract for the right member of staff upon completion of the initial fixed-term contract.

We are looking for:
*Proven experience of working with students with behavioural problems in an education setting
*Someone who can communicate effectively & with strong behaviour management skills
*An enthusiastic individual with high organisational skills and a willingness to learn on the job
*Someone who is an excellent role model and who actively promotes the skills, attributes and behaviours important in a classroom
*A commitment to the safeguarding and pastoral care of pupils whilst continuing to encourage high standards

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:
*Experience working in a primary environment
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Behavioural Support Assistant. Or for more information about the role, contact Tom on 0117 308 7578 /
We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. As a Tradewind employee you'll have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor. We have the very best people 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, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay and plenty of development opportunities. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with 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.

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