Behaviour Support Worker

Job Title: Behaviour Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Ockendon
Salary: £60 - £85 per day
Start Date: 2019-03-19 00:00:00
Reference: 301420425
Contact Name: Jamie Keen
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2019 15:58

Job Description

Do you enjoy working with Challenging Behaviour?

Pertemps Education is looking to recruit Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants for contracted and permanent placements in Primary Schools in and around the Thurrock area. We are specifically looking for individuals who have experienced working with challenging behaviour (SEMH/EBD). There are opportunities available across Early Years and both Key Stages 1 and 2 within our Partner Schools.

As a Behaviour Support Assistant/Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant you will work with a range of ages across all Key Stages and your duties will depend on the age of the children and their individual needs, but may include:
- Gaining the trust of the pupil & building rapport
- Working inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups with SEMH (Social, Emotional, Mental Health) needs
- Managing challenging behaviour which can sometimes include aggression & violence
- Adapting support according to needs of the young person
- Looking after children's physical, social and emotional welfare
- Creating a stimulating and engaging environment
- Keeping records and attending review meetings

What we are looking for:
- Confidence in classroom management
- Recent experience of working within a primary environment
- Ability to engage and inspire young people
- Flexibility and adaptability
- Ability to work in our partner schools in Thurrock


Click 'Apply' upload your CV (including up to date telephone number and email). However, if you are interested in having a conversation regarding what opportunities that we have available, then please call Jamie on 01245 950 670 or email


Pertemps Education will give you £250 for referring a member of staff to us. You will be paid once the member of staff has completed their first 10 days of employment.

Due to the expected volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

Teaching Assistant (TA) - Learning Support (LSA) - Support Assistant - Behaviour Support Worker (BSW) - Behaviour Support Assistant (BSA)
Primary School Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 (KS1 & KS2)
Immediate Start/September Start
Day to Day Supply, Short Term, Long Term
£65 to £85 per day
Thurrock, Essex