Birmingham City Council

Behaviour Support Assistant

Expiring today

Plantsbrook School
£20,903 to £27,041 per annum pro rata Actual salary for term time contract £19,190.67 to £24,825 per
06 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

Behaviour Support Assistant

£20,903 to £27,041 per annum pro rata Actual salary for term time contract £19,190.67 to £24,825 per annum

Hours per week: Full time, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term to undertake a specific task, which has a foreseeable end

Plantsbrook School

Upper Holland Road

Sutton Coldfield

 B72 1RB

Telephone Number: 0121 362 7310

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

To support the Senior Leadership team to lead and manage student behaviour day to day. To act as a role model for students and staff by demonstrating high quality pastoral care and support, rigorous expectations and to be a visible, professional presence with students. The role requires diplomacy, understanding of vulnerable students and an ability to resolve conflict in a calm and rational manner. If you like challenge and fulfilment then this role is for you.

The Behaviour Support Assistant will join the Pastoral team, supporting the supervising of students temporarily isolated from lessons and developing intervention strategies to manage behaviour.

The successful applicant will:

• have experience of supporting young people 11-19

• be confident in managing challenging behaviours and your ability to control them and remain calm

• have the ability to engage with students and build a rapport

• have the ability to implement and monitor behaviour management strategies

• contribute to school wide knowledge and skills in behaviour management

• possess excellent organisational skills combined with the ability to prioritise time and tasks in order to meet deadlines and provide a friendly and efficient service

• have a high level judgment, communication and emotional intelligence skills

If you believe you have the vision and commitment and you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our students and staff, we would like to hear from you. We have a state-of-the-art building providing a working environment that is truly fit-for-purpose. This is both a challenging and exciting time to be working at Plantsbrook School.

We can offer you:

• the full support of an experienced professional team of staff

• well established protocols and systems

• continuing Professional Development and training to support you in your work

• the opportunity to work in this innovative and forward thinking Multi-Academy Trust based in an attractive, state-of-the-art new building

• cashback healthcare plan

• employee assistance scheme to include free and confidential advice, information and counselling, discounted gym membership, discounts at various retail outlets and attractions/days out

• cycle to work scheme

Closing Date: 24 January 2022, 4pm

For further details and application form visit our website  or e-mail  or telephone 0121 362

7310 ext *2012

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

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