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Behaviour Support Worker
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£80 to £90 per day
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03 May 2022
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Long term and permanent Behaviour Support Worker required for an amazing Harrogate Special School.

About the role

  • Supporting Children aged between 9-16 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues and Challenging Behaviour.
  • Assisting the class teacher in organising and carrying out activities.
  • Supporting with behaviour management in the classroom.

This is a temporary to permanent position meaning that you have the opportunity to complete a 12-week full time, paid placement through Vision for Education before being offered a permanent role by the school. This position is for an immediate start but could be flexible depending on your availability

About the school

The environment in which you will be working is in a Special School in Harrogate, North Yorkshire that caters for children between the ages of 12 to 16+ with Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues and challenging behaviour.

The aim of the school is to ensure every pupil is ready for the next stage in their education and life as they move throughout the school. The school place a key focus on numeracy and literacy throughout the curriculum, whilst ensuring that all pupils access a broad and balanced curriculum that meets their needs and also reflects their aspirations and interests. This is done by activities being planned to be engaging for the children, creative and fun for them to take part in which encourages pupils to participate and get involved in school activities.


To be considered for the role of Behaviour Support Worker you will:
  • Be available Monday to Friday 08:30 – 16.30.
  • Be willing to attend a one-day positive behaviour management course.
  • Be physically fit and energetic.
  • Have experience working with children or young people with SEMH and challenging behaviour.
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are 6 months minimum experience working with Children, Young People and/or Adults with Autism, Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs
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.

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 Rav Jandu on 0113 426 5330 or email
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