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Behaviour Learning Support Assistant (not mainstream education) |Sheffield, S2 | £90 – £100 per day | 8:30am – 3:30pm / 35 hours per week (term-time only) | ASAP start

Post Objective: To provide in class, behavioural support to promote individual students’ progress.

Classroom Support responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the class teacher, work with individuals and small groups of students within a classroom situation to ensure each child has the maximum access to all learning activities.
  • In liaison with teaching staff, plan, prepare and deliver the support needed, developing strategies to achieving positive behavioural outcomes.
  • Support teaching staff with appropriate strategies when dealing with challenging behaviour.
  • Ensure pupils receive regular and constructive feedback with regards to their progress.

Additional Student Support responsibilities:

  • Work with teaching staff in the planning and implementation of individual behaviour support programmes for named children or small groups.
  • Meeting individual children or small groups to support them through withdrawal from classes or through meetings arranged at other times in the school day.
  • Assist in group workshops for students identified with Behavioural, Social and Emotional Difficulties (SEMH).
  • Small group work intervention for Maths and English.
  • Liaise with Alternative Education Providers, parents and teaching staff on student progress.
  • Challenge and motivate students to promote self-esteem.

Criteria:

  • Have at least one years’ experience working within a school or working with children in a support based setting.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be able to quickly build relationships with students and staff
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate (within 1 year or on the update service)
  • 2 X references
  • Right to work in the UK

If you feel you would be the right fit for this role, then please apply through submitting your CV. If you are a successful applicant, you will be contacted to arrange the next steps in the progression of your application.

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