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Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you passionate about empowering students to overcome behavioural challenges and succeed in their academic journey? Do you possess the resilience and compassion needed to provide vital support to students with behavioural difficulties? Dunbar Education is seeking a dedicated and skilled Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant to join our team in Milton Keynes, making a positive impact on the lives of students in local schools.

Position: Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant Location: Milton Keynes

About Dunbar Education: Dunbar Education is a leading education recruitment agency committed to connecting exceptional educators with schools that prioritize a positive and inclusive learning environment. We work closely with a diverse range of educational institutions, providing talented Behaviour Support Teaching Assistants with opportunities to help students overcome behavioural barriers and thrive in their educational pursuits.

The Role: As a Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in providing one-on-one or group support to students who face behavioural challenges within the classroom. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with identified students to understand their behavioural needs and triggers, offering appropriate interventions and strategies.
  • Assisting class teachers in creating individualized behaviour plans to support the emotional and academic development of students.
  • Implementing behaviour management techniques to create a positive and safe learning environment for all students.
  • Providing support during times of emotional distress, helping students manage their emotions and build essential coping skills.
  • Collaborating with teaching staff, parents, and external professionals to ensure a consistent approach to supporting students with behavioural difficulties.


  • Proven experience working as a Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant or in a similar role is advantageous, but a strong passion for behaviour management and student welfare is essential.
  • A deep understanding of behaviour management techniques and the ability to tailor strategies to meet individual student needs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with students and create a nurturing learning environment.
  • Resilience and the ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in behaviour management or related fields are beneficial.


  • Competitive pay rates based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of students, supporting their personal and academic growth.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills in behaviour support and classroom management.
  • Access to a network of experienced educators and specialists in the field of behaviour support.

How to Apply: If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual with a strong interest in supporting students with behavioural challenges, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV.