behaviour support assistant in huddersfield

job type
£ 60 per day
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job details

huddersfield, yorkshire and the humber
job category
job type
working hours
£ 60 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you Team Teach trained or equivalent (Mappa, Nappie, Secura Care etc)? Do you have the patience and understanding to work with a hard-to-reach and vulnerable student? Can you motivate a child in need of a supportive role model? If yes, then read on for more information!

A Secondary Pupil Referral Unit with a reputation of supporting and building its staff, are actively looking for a Behaviour Support Worker to work one-to-one with a vulnerable student in their KS3 class. This role will play a pivotal part in ensuring the child is kept on task, learning to their full capability and has a point of contact for any issues or concerns.

The student is working at KS3 level and so the successful applicant will be able to support their academic studies as well as their SEMH/SEBD needs. The child has 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. Due to the specific nature of the role and the individual needs of the one-to-one student, the school is requiring a male behaviour support worker (GOQ).

School Benefits:
On-site parking
Close to public transport
Top of the range equipment
Brilliant career progression opportunities
A holistic approach to teaching and education
Extensive grounds and buildings
A supportive staff team including therapists, nurses and specially trained teachers

Randstad Benefits:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call 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 children's physical, emotional and social welfare
Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating negative situations to the best of your ability
Maintaining a record and providing regular feedback about pupils to 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 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
Flexibility in your approach to educating and supporting children
Team teach certified or equivalent essential

Does this sound the like the job for you? Do you feel you can make a difference to these children's 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, including an 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.


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