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Behaviour Support Assistant

Job Description

Behaviour Support Assistant

Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employer: Dunbar Education

Work Setting: Primary School

About Dunbar Education: Dunbar Education is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to connecting talented educators with rewarding career opportunities. We are committed to making a difference in the lives of students and providing support to schools in their mission to deliver high-quality education.

Job Description: We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Behaviour Support Assistant to join our team in Hemel Hempstead. In this full-time role, you will work within a primary school setting, providing valuable support to students with behavioural challenges. This is a permanent opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young learners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in implementing behaviour management strategies and interventions.
  • Support students with individualised behaviour plans.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support as needed.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to develop and implement effective strategies.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and behaviour.
  • Promote a safe and respectful school atmosphere.
  • Act as a positive role model for students.


  • A minimum of GCSEs in English and Math (or equivalent).
  • Previous experience working with children or young people, particularly those with behavioural challenges.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Empathy and patience when working with students.
  • The ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations.
  • A genuine passion for making a difference in the lives of children.


  • Competitive pay based on experience.
  • Full-time position with job security.
  • Access to over 1000 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses to support your career growth.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive school environment.
  • Ongoing training and support from Dunbar Education.
  • Chance to make a positive impact on the lives of students.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about helping students overcome behavioural challenges and are excited about the prospect of working in a primary school setting, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are a great fit for this role

Dunbar Education is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.