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Behaviour Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£66 - 76 per day


Permanent | Full Time



Teaching Personnel Plymouth are looking for multiple Teaching Assistants to work in a new SEN school on a 1:1 basis.

About the role:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Supporting a secondary aged pupil with challenging behaviour and SEMH difficulties
  • Full Time (Monday to Friday 8:30 - 16:00) term time only
  • This is an immediate start and will be a permanent position for the right candidate

About the School:

This SEN School in Saltash caters for Primary and Secondary aged children with a range of learning difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. All the pupils have a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

The ideal candidate / desired skills and experience:

  • Available to start immediately
  • Have a driving licence and access to a car daily (not essential)
  • Commit to a full time role
  • PECS and Makaton experience
  • MAPA or Team Teach
  • SEMH/SEN experience
  • Engaging personality
  • The ability to build strong relationships
  • Teaching assistant/ Learning Support Assistant
  • Youth work / Support Work / Care Work/ Sports background

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £40, plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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