Behaviour Support Assistant, Bury

Vision for Education LtdBury
Date posted:
Start date: 02/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant to join our successful supply team and work in an Alternative Provision in Bury. This is a full-time Teaching Assistant role, which will commence in September 2019.


The role

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to pupils lives and their experience of education, especially those who have become disengaged from education. You will be required to support in small classes from Y7 – Y11, assisting pupils in overcoming barriers to learning and dealing with behavioural issues. You will also be required to take a couple of ‘cooking on a budget’ session per week.

The school

This Alternative Provision is looking for a committed and successful Teaching Assistant to join their motivated team. The school provides bespoke, child-centred, high quality education programmes, which aim to ensure that all the students individual educational needs are met


To be considered for the SEMH Teaching Assistant position, you will be expected to:

• To work either with small groups or 1:1 with students who may demonstrate challenging behaviour and who may be statemented and have Special Educational Needs.

• To facilitate a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour.

• To mentor and engage with the student, delivering specifically designed educational packages.

• To work alongside the classroom teacher or home tutors.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education  

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

• Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 

• FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £350. 

• Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

• £50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. 


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