Behaviour Support Worker

Job ID: JRR0220
Job Term: ,
Salary: £70.00 –

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Job Description:

We are looking for passionate individuals who have experience working with young people in education, you will understand that no two days are the same, and that being able to think on your feet, and communicate effectively with all kinds of learners, is the key to an enjoyable classroom experience.

They are a SEN School with all children been in receipt of an EHCP and have SEMH needs. The teachers/TA’s are all trained in Team teach and have extensive knowledge of working with students with challenging behaviour. We are looking for behaviour support workers who has experience in diffusing/ de-escalating situations.

Their provision School Day until 3:15 and then activities (Extended day) until 5pm currently, the pupils can take part in after school activities, this can be trips to the park, bikes, baking, trips to the forest, lakes, playing computer games, going in the games room etc. These hours are desirable but not compulsory.
This is a full-time position covering on a long-term basis starting asap and will run for 2-3 months with a view to securing a permanent contract for the right individual.

Key Duties:

Who is the ideal candidate?

  • Experience in supporting pupils with SEMH needs
  • Minimum 6 months experience within a SEN setting
  • Hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification, at level 1 or above
  • Enthusiastic and ability to adapt to difficult situations
  • Calm, resilient and able to communicate well with young people
  • Confident in your behaviour management skills


James Ray Recruitment specialise in finding our candidates long term & permanent placements across the UK. This business has been established by education recruitment consultants with over 20 years’ experience in the sector so can guarantee the unrivalled expertise required when finding you your ideal placement.

Why work with James Ray Recruitment?

  • Unrivalled payrates
  • Experienced & Dedicated consultant support
  • Bespoke pay type discussed around your individual circumstance
  • Benefits such as holiday pay, maternity, paternity, sick leave, pension etc
  • Financial travel assistance
  • Guaranteed pay options available
  • Referral schemes


To find out more, call our team on 01482 533656 or email

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, if we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

James Ray recruitment is a Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act 2003. James Ray Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references. James Ray Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer.

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