Behaviour Support Assistant

Behaviour Support Assistant

Job Description

Alcester Road, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 9DH
Head teacher: Mr N Wallace
Behaviour Support Assistant

Do you have a genuine interest in helping a range of students? Then join our outstanding pastoral team which offers a host of rewarding experiences.

The Behaviour Support Assistant will support and develop behaviour for learning through effective supervision of the school’s Behaviour Support Room, instigate appropriate restorative conversations and maintain accurate records of behaviour events. They will work with a range of students with diverse needs, who may be serving a level of sanction, or who may need help in regulating after an incident.

This post would suit applicants who have a clear understanding of how to deal with learning or behavioural issues in young people and an ability to support and engage students appropriately. The candidate will be able to use emotional intelligence and communication skills to help students to reflect on, and learn from, challenging situations, whether this be reflective or part of a restorative process. A strong candidate will have the skills and experience to recognise underlying patterns of student behaviours and work collaboratively with the pastoral team to help scaffold a plan for improving student outcomes.

Working hours are 37 per week, term time plus 5 staff learning days: 39 weeks per year. (4 days per week will also be considered for those seeking a part time opportunity). Salary will be paid at Band G, £25,979 to £28,770 pa pro-rata: starting point depending on experience and qualifications. Salary for actual hours worked is calculated at £22,506 to £24,924 per annum subject to any continuous service.

Job Description and further information can be found on our website . To apply, complete the school application form and return to us via email. CVs alone cannot be accepted.

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Tuesday 20th February 2024

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS and requires a children’s barred list check.

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