Behaviour Support Assistant.

Job Description

Behaviour Support Assistant – Brighton

Monday – Friday


£85-£95 Daily rate

We work with a welcoming school who provide pupils with opportunities to achieve and celebrate their progress. They support, challenge and motivate their pupils to succeed. We are looking to appoint an experienced SEMH/SEND Teaching Assistant to the team of dedicated and resourceful staff at our primary school in Brighton, starting in the Spring Term. The role will be to support their pastoral worker in their Nurture provision. The successful candidate will be working as part of a great team, supporting children with severe and complex needs in Key Stage 2. We need someone with a passion for working with children who have SEND/SEMH needs, and someone with experience. This full time position is required to start April.

The School:

  • Excellent reputation for teaching and learning
  • Very inclusive staff members
  • Popular community school with high expectations for all of their children
  • Opportunities for professional development – dedicated SEN department with training provided
  • Excellent facilities
  • Clear behaviour management policy
  • Great transport links

The Role of a Primary SEMH Teaching Assistant:

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a dedicated, enthusiastic professional
  • Has a passion for learning
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Has experience supporting children with SEMH/ SEND on a 1:1 basis
  • Has experience of supporting mild to severe SEND including but not limited to: Autism, ADHD, Challenging Behaviour or Speech and Language difficulties
  • Is passionate about inclusive education
  • Is willing to learn and to be trained further in this role
  • Is qualified to at NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualifications or experience
  • Working hours from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Who can apply for this role?

Anyone looking to kickstart their career in education!

We are currently recruiting for long term, short term and ad hoc positions for March and beyond, so there’s a role for every level of experience!


  • Monday – Friday (Full and Part Time)
  • Must be available between 8.30 and 3.30
  • Term Time only


Must have:

  • Ability to work well independently and as a team
  • Has a passion to support and empower children and young people
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • A DBS on the Updates Service, or be willing to obtain one
  • Commitment to safeguarding students and young people

Master Class are the leaders across the UK in providing a unique, personal and bespoke service to our schools and candidates.


Masterclass Education offer many amazing benefits:

Weekly pay (PAYE)

A fantastic holiday scheme

Specialised consultants on hand to help you with advice and support

MCE Learning portal, you will have free access to all of our online learning in the latest education developments. (CPD recognised)

Flexible work options to work around your personal circumstances.

Our focus at Masterclass is, and always will be, on helping education professionals find their dream position in a school where they will be able to truly excel. We are always happy to support ECTs and encourage applications from all Teachers and TAs of every experience and scale.

Masterclass Education work exclusively with a large amount of Primary, Secondary and SEN schools across the area who look for MCE staff to be with them on daily cover, short and long term contracts. Masterclass are a part of the REC and Crown Commercial Service, offering the most valued and trusted service.

Job Details

Date Posted

March 18, 2024




South Coast

Starting Salary


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