Behaviour Support Assistant

13 March 2024

Are you a resilient and compassionate individual with experience in supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? AK Teaching, a reputable education recruitment agency, is seeking dedicated Behaviour Support Assistants for rewarding opportunities in SEND schools across Northumberland.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide targeted support to students with challenging behaviours, helping them to engage positively in their learning environment.
  • Implement behaviour management strategies tailored to meet the diverse needs of students with SEND.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff and external professionals to develop and implement Individual Behaviour Plans (IBPs).
  • Support students in overcoming barriers to learning and promote social and emotional well-being.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and respected.


  • A valid and enhanced DBS on the update service or a willingness to apply for one through AK Teaching.
  • Strong behaviour management skills, with prior experience working with students with special needs, especially in a school setting.
  • Previous experience working as a police officer or similar role is highly beneficial for this position.
  • Ability to adapt strategies to suit the individual needs and ages of students across various age groups.
  • Compassionate, patient, and resilient attitude towards supporting students with SEND.

Why Join AK Teaching:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with SEND.

If you are passionate about supporting students with SEND and possess strong behaviour management skills, we want to hear from you! Apply now through AK Teaching to embark on a rewarding career in SEND education.

Work Level
Employment Type
Behaviour Support
Valid Until
May 29, 2024
Kurtis Gibbon
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