Behaviour Support

2022-05-13 14:00:222022-06-09 Veritas Education Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Seacroft, West Yorkshire
Area Leeds, United Kingdom Leeds United Kingdom Seacroft, West Yorkshire
Sector Special Education - SEN Support Staff
Salary £69.00 - £80.00 per day
Currency GBP
Start Date Monday 23rd May 2022
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref BSW 22_1652450421
Job Views 63

Behaviour Support Worker - Leeds

We are currently working with multiple schools in the Leeds area who are searching for a behaviour support worker to start ASAP in May 2022 for long term placements and temp-permanent positions.

As a behaviour support worker, you must show a talent for dealing with challenging behaviour, demonstrate a level of resilience whilst at work, and the ability to build meaningful relationships with both young learners and staff.

Throughout this role you will need to be able to demonstrate effective behaviour management techniques, build rapport and trust with young SEN learners to de-escalate incidents and promote learner growth, and create a safe educational environment.

These positions require you to be experienced in supporting pupils and young adults with challenging behaviours. Depending on the role and your experiences, you could be working across a variety of educational settings such as mainstream, SEN, PRU's, as well as settings such as residential sites.

As a behaviour support worker, you are responsible to work alongside teachers, managers, and other classroom staff in order to support the learners and young adults in a constructive and controlled learning environment, both inside the classroom and around the setting.

The Role:

  • Creating a safe, structured, and nurturing learning environment for the learners and young adults involved.
  • Working within a supportive staff grouping where everyone follows the same standards and ethos.
  • Gaining first-hand experience within the SEN/BESD sector.
  • Requirements:

  • A DBS on the update service (We can advise on this).
  • Experience working with BESD/SEN students with challenging behaviour.
  • Team Teach Certificate (Within the last 2 years).
  • Ideal Candidate:

  • A varied knowledge of the national curriculum and basic classroom learning strategies.
  • The ability to apply sensible and suitable behaviour management strategies when dealing with challenging/high-risk behaviour.
  • The ability to build trust-worthy relationships, both with learners/ young adults and staff within a team.
  • If you have the experience and skills that are appropriate for the role of a behavioural support worker then please apply with your full CV. If you require any further information or have any questions regarding potential roles, please contact George Walton at Veritas Education (Leeds) on 0113 403 2200 or email


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview
  • Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


    'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'

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