Behaviour support

2022-08-03 12:58:212022-08-30 Veritas Education Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Leeds, West Yorkshire
Area Leeds, United Kingdom Leeds United Kingdom Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sector Special Education - SEN Support Staff
Salary £69.00 - £80.00 per day
Currency GBP
Start Date 5th September 2022
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref BSW 22_1659531501
Job Views 111

Behaviour Support Worker - Leeds

We are currently working with multiple schools in the South Leeds area who are searching for a behaviour support worker to start in a full-time position for the new academic year in September 2022.

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.'

    Apply Later
    Sign in
    Similar Jobs
    • Autism TA
      United Kingdom, West Yorkshire, Leeds
      SEN Support Staff
      £69.00 - £80.00 per day

      Autism Teaching Assistant- Leeds

      We are currently working with a cluster of schools based in the North and West Leeds area who are looking to recruit several SEN Teaching Assistants with previous experience working with high level Autism/Special Educational Needs, looking to start f...

    • Complex Needs Assistant
      United Kingdom, West Yorkshire, Leeds
      SEN Support Staff
      £69.00 - £80.00 per day

      Complex Needs Support - Leeds

      Veritas Education are currently working with an SEN based school in the North Leeds who are looking to recruit an SEN TA and an Edu-Care assistant. Both positions are for full time applicants, Monday to Friday, however, suitable, and strong part time applicatio...

    • Graduate TA
      United Kingdom, West Yorkshire, Leeds
      SEN Support Staff
      £69.00 - £80.00 per day

      Graduate Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant

      Have you just finished your Education or Childcare based University course this month and are looking to continue your career in education-based work?

      Veritas Education are here to help, we can offer you short term/long term and perm...

    Email Me Jobs Like This
    Subscribed to similar jobs notifications
    We use cookies to provide you with the best possible browsing experience on our website. You can find out more below.
    Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user's experience more efficient. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission. This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.
    Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
    ResolutionUsed to ensure the correct version of the site is displayed to your device.
    SessionUsed to track your user session on our website.
    Marketing Cookies are used for various purposes.
    Tawk.toThis allows our Live Chat Functionality

    More Details
    COVID 19: We are open as normal! Please click here for information on our procedures and policies that are in place at this time. Stay safe!