Job description

Role: Behaviour Support Assistant

Location: Redbridge

Start date: Immediate

Pay: £85-£95 per day (salary dependent on experience).

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of young people? Do you thrive in dynamic environments where no two days are the same? If so, we've got an exciting opportunity that's tailor-made for you!

GSL Education is on the lookout for a dedicated and enthusiastic Behaviour Support Assistant with experience in Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) to join our vibrant team. This role isn't just about supporting students; it's about being a positive role model, an advocate for change, and a beacon of hope for those who need it most.

As a Behaviour Support Assistant (SEMH), you'll:

  1. Empower Students: Work closely with students facing social, emotional, and mental health challenges, providing them with the tools and support they need to thrive academically and personally.
  2. Implement Strategies: Collaborate with teachers and other staff members to develop and implement effective behaviour management strategies, tailored to the individual needs of each student.
  3. Provide Mentorship: Act as a mentor and a confidant, offering guidance, encouragement, and a listening ear to students who may be struggling with various issues.
  4. Promote Positive Relationships: Foster positive relationships and a supportive learning environment, where students feel valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.
  5. Support Inclusion: Champion inclusion and diversity within the school community, ensuring that all students feel welcomed and accepted, regardless of their background or circumstances.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous experience working with young people with SEMH needs, either in a school setting or a similar environment.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Demonstrate empathy, patience, and resilience in the face of challenging situations.
  • Be proactive, creative, and adaptable, with a willingness to think outside the box and try new approaches.
  • Hold relevant qualifications or certifications in education, counselling, psychology, or a related field (desirable but not essential).


In return, we offer:

  • Professional Development: Ongoing training and support to enhance your skills and expertise in behaviour support and SEMH intervention.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a passionate and dedicated team of professionals who share your commitment to making a positive impact.
  • Rewarding Work: Experience the satisfaction of knowing that your efforts are making a tangible difference in the lives of young people and their families.
  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, reflective of your skills, experience, and dedication.


Ready to take the next step in your career? We'd love to hear from you!

You are required to have the following:

  • The Right to Work in the UK
  • An enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application through us
  • Two professional child related references
  • An Updated CV

We at GSL Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All our roles are subject to relevant checks and procedures. Our advertised teaching roles relate to real vacancies that exist at our client schools. We also offer, via our partner, access to accredited Education relevant CPD courses.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people with SEMH needs. Join us on our mission to inspire, empower, and transform lives!

If you are interested in this role please apply with an up to date CV or contact Chey in the GSL Education London SEN team.



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