Behaviour Buddy

  • Job Reference: 00027541-1
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £68.39 to £75.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Behaviour Buddy

November 2020

£68.39 - £75.00 (per day dependant on experience)

Vision are flexible on start date around candidate availability

This role is based within a school setting

£125 refer a friend / colleague bonus scheme

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position is a minimum of 3 months relevant experience working with children, young people or adults.

Contract start date: November 2020

Vision for Education are recruiting for a behaviour buddy to join our team from ASAP. This role will involve you supporting a young people on a 1:1 basis / small group basis, who display behaviours that challenge.

This Teaching Assistant is required to support vulnerable young learners who are no longer in mainstream education (school based setting). The successful Teaching Assistant will be able to build relationships quickly and have a none judgemental mindset.

To be considered for this position you must have some experience in dealing with challenging behaviours. This role can be challenging however it's a very rewarding role for the right Support worker who wants to make a difference in young learner's lives.

The School

This school specialises in the support and education of students in KS3 - KS4, who have been permanently or temporarily been excluded from their mainstream setting. As a team they are dedicated to offering the best possible learning experience tailored to each students individual needs.


To be considered for the Teaching Assistant – behaviour mentor role you must:

Be available 5 days a week from 8.30am – 4pm during school term time
Be able to adapt to challenging situations that can arise
Have previous experience supporting on a 1:1 basis
Experience working with Special Educational Needs
Experience of supporting challenging behaviour is essential
Have Team Teach training or be willing to attend the FREE course held by Vision
Have previous experience working in a similar setting
Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Vision for Education offer As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria)
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period)
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £390
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks
£125 refer a friend / colleague bonus scheme (terms and conditions apply)
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support
How to apply 

Apply today via this website if you have a passion for helping young individuals who may be disadvantaged, or for more information about this role / the experience that is required, please contact our Sheffield SEND team today at Vision for Education (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.