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Teaching Assistant - Behaviour Support

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Teaching Assistant - Behavior Support

Are you passionate about empowering students to overcome behavioral challenges and succeed in their educational journey? Do you possess the resilience and empathy needed to provide vital support to students facing behavioral obstacles? Dunbar Education is seeking a dedicated and skilled Behavior Support Teaching Assistant to join our team in Bedford, where you can make a positive impact on the lives of local school students.

The Role: As a Behavior Support Teaching Assistant, your role will be pivotal in offering one-on-one or group assistance to students encountering behavioral difficulties in the classroom. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating closely with identified students to understand their behavioral needs and triggers, and implementing appropriate interventions and strategies.
  • Assisting classroom teachers in developing personalized behavior plans to enhance students' emotional and academic progress.
  • Implementing behavior management techniques to create a positive and safe learning environment for all students.
  • Providing support during moments of emotional distress, helping students manage their emotions, and fostering essential coping skills.
  • Working collaboratively with teaching staff, parents, and external specialists to ensure a consistent approach to supporting students with behavioral challenges.


  • Prior experience as a Behavior Support Teaching Assistant or in a similar role is advantageous, but a deep commitment to behavior management and student well-being is essential.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of behavior management techniques and the ability to tailor strategies to meet individual student needs.
  • Demonstrating excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with students and create a nurturing learning environment.
  • Displaying resilience and the ability to remain composed in challenging situations.
  • Holding relevant qualifications or undergoing training in behavior management or related fields is beneficial.

Why Join Us?

  • An enriching opportunity to positively impact the lives of young individuals.
  • A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and skill enhancement to advance your career.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Access to a network of experienced educators and experts in the field of behavior support.

Please apply if this role aligns with your interests.

If you are seeking different opportunities, Dunbar Education would be delighted to hear from you. Additionally, we offer a £250 referral bonus for successful referrals.

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