behaviour support assistant in leeds

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job type
contract
salary
£ 65 per day
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job details

posted
location
leeds, yorkshire and the humber
job category
education
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 65 per day
experience
Non Teaching
reference number
CJ286041
phone
01132462500
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job description

Are you an experienced teaching assistant with a passion for working with vulnerable children? Would you like to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment? Do you want to work within a supportive setting focusing on supporting children with behavioural difficulties? Then this is the role for you! Apply today to be considered!

Working with children with social, emotional, and mental health issues is a very rewarding career in which you will support, guide and encourage students to reach for their goals. A wonderful Pupil Referral Unit in Leeds is actively looking for a Behaviour Support Worker to add to their team of proactive and motivated workforce. This role will play a pivotal part in ensuring the children are kept on task, learning to their full capability and have a point of contact for any issues or concerns. The children have a range of needs, requiring the applicant to have patience and the ability to think on your feet to provide them with the support they need. This is a long term position, with a view to extend for the right person.

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 building
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
Support class teacher and other support staff to maintain a positive working environment
Develop 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 the situation to best of your ability
To maintain a record and provide regular feedback about pupils to the teachers and/or SENCO in order to best track pupil progress
Assist the school in communicating with parent and carers using the appropriate approach
To support all learners in their curriculum studies and throughout the day

Key skills and experience needed:
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
Commitment to and 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
Able to work with learners with various learning difficulties
Flexibility in approach to educating and supporting children
Team teach certified

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 that also includes the 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.

skills

behaviour management,building relationships,de-escalation techniques,empathy,experience in managing challenging behaviour,experience with social emotional mental health