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Teaching Assistant - Behaviour support
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£9 to £10 per hour
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18 March 2022
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Vision for Education are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and creative Behaviour Support Assistant. Working at a school in Saddleworth, Oldham, this is a varied role that will require flexibility and a can-do attitude.

Under grad applicants will be considered for the position.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a committed Behaviour Support Assistant to make a difference to pupils lives and their experience of education, especially those who have become disengaged from education. The successful Behaviour Support Assistant will be required to work 1to1 within a year 1 classroom, assisting the pupil in overcoming barriers to learning and dealing with behavioural issues.

About the school

This is a small school located in the saddleworth area of Oldham and they are seeking an engaging and proactive Behaviour Support Assistant to join their motivated team. Focusing on the whole child and making sure that each child is the best they can be, this school really is striving for outstanding in every area.


To be considered for the role of Teaching Assistant - Behaviour support you will:
  • Have experience working with either with small groups or 1:1 with students who may demonstrate challenging behaviour and who may have Special Educational Needs.
  • Be able to provide a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour.
  • Mentor and engage with the students, successfully delivering specifically designed educational packages.
  • Team teach is desirable for the role but not essential.
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Previous experience of supporting children with challenging behaviour
  • hold a teaching assistant qualification or equivalent that is relevant to working with children
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 Jordan Robinson on 0161 273 7475 or email

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