Behavior Support Worker

12 May 2023

Would you like to become part of a team where you will help make a positive impact on young people’s lives?

If so, this could be an amazing opportunity for you! Apply today!

AK Teaching are looking for a behavior support assistant, to join one of our well-established partnered schools in the WF17 area in Wakefield.

Join us! We will allow you the flexibility to work around your own schedule, whilst still being able to progress your skills and further your experience.

Job Role

You will be working full time Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am-4:00pm, no working weekends or school holidays! This role will involve working with vulnerable children and adults with special educational needs including AD, ADHD, SEMH and more. The ideal candidate would be both determined to help pupils develop and achieve the best of their ability, while supporting their learning and behavioural needs.

As a behaviour support worker, you will need to be calm, patient and prepared with a variety of techniques to manage challenging behaviours. You will build relationships and assist the development of pupils that require extra support with their behaviour and learning. Your support may be needed to assist young people on a 1 to 1 basis or as a group.

The age range can vary from 2-19 so being flexible with a range of ages is beneficial. Through education, we enable young people to gain the skills and resilience they need to succeed in life beyond school, inspiring the brightest future.

We as a company are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All our roles are subject to relevant checks and procedures.

To be successful in this role you will need

-Experience to suite different types of students and learning. Or a passion to help students that need extra assistance, have access to a suitable education.

-Ability to differentiate different learning needs.

-Positive consistent and proactive approach behaviour management skills.

-An overall positive attitude, enthusiasm, energy, and a nurturing nature.

-Good verbal communication.

-Ideally you will have a DBS on the update service, or one issued within the last year. If your DBS is not on the update service, you will need to get a new one. We will assist you to get a new DBS if necessary.

Why choose us?

We offer competitive salaries, paid weekly and a great candidate experience, including regular contact from our designated consultant and compliance teams who will search for the correct position for you.

If you are looking for a flexible position to gain or exercise you experience at between £80 -£100 a day, no working school holidays, no working weekends, a healthy balanced home and work life. Then apply today!

Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time, Long Term