sen behaviour support assistant in leeds

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£ 60 per day
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
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£ 60 per day
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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 assist a small group of pupils within their Year 3 class. 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 short 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 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

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 then call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.


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