behaviour support assistant in keighley

posted
04 February 2019
contact
chloe overduin, randstad education
job type
contract
salary
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
apply now

posted
location
keighley, yorkshire and the humber
specialism
education
sub specialism
Secondary
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
experience
Non Teaching
reference number
CJ319182
contact
chloe overduin, randstad education
phone
0113 246 2500
apply now

job description

Do you have the patience and understanding to work with hard-to-reach and vulnerable young people? Can you motivate and support individuals in need of supportive role models? Have you had de-escalation training for children in crisis? If yes, then read on for more information!

A Secondary Pupil Referral Unit in Keighley with a reputation for supporting and building its staff are actively looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant to work as part of their team of behaviour support workers. This role will play a pivotal part in ensuring the children are kept on task and learning to their full capacity, as well as ensuring they have a point of contact for any issues or concerns. The children have a range of needs such as social-emotional mental health, SEND, and challenging behaviours, requiring the applicant to have patience and resiliency to provide them with the support they need. The successful candidate will have the ability to engage young children who express extremely challenging behaviour. This is a long term role until the end of the academic year.

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
Supporting the class teacher and other support staff in maintaining 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 the teachers and/or SENCO in order to best track pupil progress
Assisting the school in communicating with parents and carers
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 a 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 certification 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 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

SEN experience