Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant

  • £88 - 99 per day
  • Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Temporary

Job Title: Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Position Type: Full-time

Job Description:
We are seeking a dedicated and qualified Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant to join our team in Preston. The successful candidate will work closely with one child with Special Educational Needs (SEN) on a one-to-one basis, providing essential support and guidance to facilitate their learning and development.


  • Work closely with a single SEN child on a one-to-one basis, supporting their learning and development in accordance with their Individual Education Plan.
  • Implement effective behaviour management strategies tailored to the individual needs of the child, fostering a positive and supportive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other support staff to create and implement engaging learning activities that promote the child's progress and well-being.
  • Provide regular feedback to the SENCO and other relevant stakeholders on the child's progress, highlighting areas of strength and areas for improvement.
  • Maintain accurate records of the child's behaviour, progress, and any interventions implemented, ensuring confidentiality and sensitivity at all times.


  • A qualification related to working with children in schools is essential.
  • Previous experience working with children with SEN, particularly those with challenging behaviour, is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with children, colleagues, and parents/carers.
  • Confidence in implementing behaviour management techniques and strategies, with a proactive and solution-focused approach.
  • Patience, resilience, and empathy when working with children who may display challenging behaviour.
  • Commitment to promoting inclusion and equality, ensuring all children have access to the support they need to thrive.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Supportive working environment within a dedicated team.
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the life of a child with SEN.

If you are passionate about supporting children with SEN and have the necessary qualifications and experience, we would love to hear from you.


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

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.

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

If you are interested in this role or would like to know more, please contact Jolie on 01772 954200 or alternatively via email on


Jolie Moon Recruitment Consultant

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