Behaviour Support Assistant

Job Description


A primary school in Hackney (E8) are looking for a sporty TA to occupy a Behaviour Support role across KS2, beginning January until at least July (with a view to becoming permanent). This role is ideal for anyone with experience in supporting behaviour and has a passion for sports/coaching.

Make sure to read the full description below, and please apply immediately if you are confident you meet all the requirements.

The school some boys across KS2 who often exhibit challenging behaviour and have particularly struggled this academic year. Therefore, the SLT have identified that someone with experience in dealing with challenging children is needed to provide extra support, initially until July. This role will require someone who can work flexibly across KS2 depending on where the need lies. Of course, portions of this role will be similar to conventional TA work, focusing closely on these children to make sure they are concentrating and behaving in class.

Experience of supporting challenging behaviour, in any capacity, is therefore essential as the school need someone who wont be phased by tackling bad behaviour in the upper KS2 age range.

The other aspect of this role requires someone who is passionate about sport or PE, as these boys are all passionate about sport themselves and this would be the ideal outlet for children who will not be used to extended time spent in the classroom. For this reason, the school want someone who when needed can take the children out and deliver engaging and enjoyable sports sessions when time in class isnt feasible, as this will mean the children are able to concentrate more effectively in class.

Any background in coaching, PE, or sport would go a long way for the Head in reassuring them that they will be able to effectively reintegrate these children into school life.

The school is a large 3 form entry primary school in Hackney and was graded as GOOD at their last Ofsted in 2018. It is easily commutable from across London by bus or train. The school also has ample parking space for staff.

If this sounds like the role for you then apply where indicated and we will be in touch!

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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