Behaviour Support Worker - Wakefield, Wakefield

Vision for Education LtdWakefield
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £70 - £85 (per day)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Behaviour Support Worker - Wakefield

  1. Wakefield
  2. £70 - £85 per day
  3. Flexible start dates available (Immediate start ideal)

Long term supply role through Vision for Education (this role will have the view to go on permanent for the right candidate - subject to feedback and references)

Relevant experience working with children, young people or adults is relevant for this role through Vision for Education. The experience must be recent within the past few years.

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Behaviour Support Worker to join our successful supply team and work in a local Secondary Pupil Referral Unit  school in Wakefield. This is a fixed term Behaviour Support Worker role, which will commence as soon as possible until the end of the academic year.

******Experience working with children, young people or adults is essential for this role through Vision for Education. The experience needs to be recent within the past few years, as Vision need to be able to obtain 2 professional references. ******

The role

Working as part of a dynamic, successful and positive behaviour Support team, the Behaviour Support Worker will focus on supporting individuals whilst also providing general classroom support for a class of up to 10 children.

The school

This Secondary Pupil Referral Unit is looking for a committed and successful Behaviour Support Worker to join their motivated team. This Pupil Referral unit specialise in the provision of students from the ages of 9 up to 19. This position can be extremely challenging at times and we require staff to be prepared to adapt to situations accordingly. Although this Pupil Referral Unit cater for students who have Social, Emotional and Mental health, there may be students who present other difficulties for example, Autism / ADHD. The local community is highly supportive of the school and parental involvement is very positive. 


To be considered for the Behaviour Support Worker - Wakefield position, you will:

Have experience of working in a similar environment with similar needs in the last 2 years.. - This is essential for the Behaviour Support Worker role through Vision. 

Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

Team teach is essential in this setting therefore if you don’t hold a certificate you must be willing to train on the course (Free of charge)

Ideally have experience delivering successful behaviour management.

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 / Behaviour support worker 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.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Huddersfield SEND Team on 01484 642928 or 


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