Behaviour Support Assistant – Prospero Teaching Careers – Huddersfield

Prospero Teaching Careers

Do you have a passion for working with children with SEMH (social, emotional, mental health needs)? Do you have the ability to emotionally support children who are from vulnerable backgrounds and circumstances? Are you strong with positive behaviour management? We are currently looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant to deliver person centred support to individuals who present high levels of complex needs and challenging behaviours associated with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and mental health problems. You will be working with children and young people who need 1:1 support for multiple reasons, such as: * Children in Looked After Care * Anxiety * Exclusion * Speech and language difficulties * Physical and mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties The candidate must have: * Some experience working with children and young people who display challenging behaviour * Experience of de-escalation training would be advantageous * The school would also consider candidates from youth work backgrounds, or similar roles * Confidence to make decisions * Excellent communication and the ability to build positive relationships with the students * Empathy and understanding * Willingness to enhance skills with professional training and development This is a great opportunity, to help enrich and develop vulnerable young people’s lives. You will be working with an excellent team and joining a fantastic school where you can make a difference, playing a key role in the development of students. If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register and have passed all safeguarding/vetting checks with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy. Any adult working with children and vulnerable young people are responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children and young people. Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate: * Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management * In-house Training and Development Team

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