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Behaviour Support Assistant
contract type
Full-time, Part-time
contract term
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
£85 to £105 per day
Apply by
24 July 2024
Job start
Job end

We are currently seeking additional Behaviour Support Assistants for work within our partner specialist provisions in and around Huddersfield.

About the role

The Behaviour Support Assistant role involves supporting groups of children with additional needs such as ASD, PMLD, MLD and Social, emotional and mental health needs. You will be required to work within group and 1:1 settings with young people with different levels of learning and ages ranging from 5yrs-16yrs.

Your daily routine will involve continuously adapting and working alongside pupils to make their time in school as beneficial and productive as possible. Your main objective will be to support these pupils with this, as well as making sure they are not displaying any triggers or any signs of unease.

Our main aim is to offer the best possible support to pupils. In order to be successful for this role a nurturing, patient and empathetic attitude will be key.

About the school

The school has a diverse range of young people; that are all unique, important, and at the centre of everything the school do.

They pride ourselves on being a highly inclusive school where everybody is equal and involved.


To be considered for the role of Behaviour Support Assistant you will:
  • Have previous experience of working with children or young people; ideally within a school, nursery, childcare, youth work, play or care setting within the last 2 years.
  • We must be able to obtain valid references from these roles.
  • Hold, or be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS, registered to the Update Service
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. 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. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£85 to £105 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • recent experience obtained within the last 2 years, of working with children or young people, ideally within a school, nursery, childcare, youth work, play or care setting. We must be able to obtain references from these roles.

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 training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Ryan Peate on 01484 642 928 or email

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