Experienced Cover Supervisor needed in Wakefield

2 July 2024

Teaching Assistant Specializing in Behaviour at AK Teaching, Wakefield

Position: Teaching Assistant (Specializing in Behaviour)
Location: Wakefield
Institution: AK Teaching
Type: Full-Time/Part-Time

About Us:

AK Teaching is a dedicated educational institution working with schools in Wakefield, renowned for our specialized focus on supporting students with behavioral needs. We are committed to creating a nurturing and structured environment where every student can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a compassionate and dynamic Teaching Assistant to join our team, specializing in behaviour support. The ideal candidate will work closely with teachers, parents, and other professionals to provide tailored assistance to students, fostering a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of individualized behaviour management plans.
  • Support students in developing positive behavior and social skills.
  • Provide one-on-one and group support to students, ensuring they remain engaged and on task.
  • Collaborate with teachers to adapt classroom materials and activities to meet the needs of students with behavioral challenges.
  • Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Help maintain a safe and supportive learning environment.
  • Participate in professional development and training sessions related to behaviour management.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant, particularly in a behaviour support role, is highly desirable.
  • A relevant qualification (e.g., CACHE Level 2/3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning) is advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of behaviour management techniques and strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting students with behavioral needs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • A supportive and inclusive working environment.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of students with behavioral needs.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a positive impact and have the skills to support students with behavioral challenges, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role to us.

Join us at AK Teaching in Wakefield and be part of a team that is dedicated to transforming lives through education!

1 year
Work Level
Employment Type
Behaviour Support
£18,000 to £24,000
Valid Until
July 21, 2024
Alex Zambetakis
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West Yorkshire