Behaviour Support Assistant (SEMH)

16 January 2024

AK Teaching, a leading education recruitment agency, is seeking dedicated and experienced Behaviour Support Assistants to join our team and work in Special Educational Needs and Mental Health (SEMH) provisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one and small group support to students with SEMH needs.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualized behaviour plans.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff to address challenging behaviours effectively.
  • Promote the social and emotional development of students.


  • Must have a valid DBS check on the update service, or be willing to apply for a new one through AK Teaching.
  • Prior experience working with challenging behaviours is essential due to the nature of the provisions.
  • Flexibility in working with different age groups within the SEMH provisions.
  • Supporting teaching and learning or childcare qualifications are highly desirable.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Supportive work environment within reputable SEMH provisions.
  • Monday to Friday work schedule, providing a healthy work-life balance.

How to Apply:

To apply for this rewarding position, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience to kurtis.gibbon@akteaching.co.uk. Please specify your availability and preferred age group for work.

AK Teaching is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

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February 29, 2024
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