Behaviour Support Assistant
1 year in the first instance
Scale 4, SCP7-11 £24,294 - £25,979 FTE DOE.
Pro-rated to £20,868 - £22,315 term-time only.37 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday-Thursday, 8.30am – 4.00pm Friday (includes a 30-minute unpaid lunch break). Term- time only plus 8 Professional Development Days.
We are seeking to appoint a passionate and resilient Behaviour Support Assistant to contribute to raising standards of achievement and attendance as well as maintaining excellent standards of behaviour as part of the exceptional pastoral care provision at Hanley Castle High School.
This is a fixed-term contract for 1 year in the first instance.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Key Stage teams to overcome barriers to learning including behavioural difficulties. This support is likely to include working individually with students, working with students in small groups and working with other parties/agencies including parents.
This role would suit an individual with experience of working in a behaviour focused role either in education or another similar setting and experience managing situations that may involve de-escalation. In addition, proven success working with and motivating young people is essential.
To apply, please complete our application form (attached below) and email to Moons@hanleycastlehs.org.uk . If you have any queries, please email or contact HR on 01684 595673. The closing date is Sunday 26 November 2023.
- Secure pension with Local Government Pension Scheme
- Access to a cycle to work scheme
- Free on-site parking
- Free access to Westfield Health, Healthy Extras providing:
- 24/7 telephone access to a practising UK GP
- 24 Hour Advice & Information Line (including structured counselling sessions)
- Eldercare Advice
- Discounts and offers at hundreds of retailers, restaurants and destinations
- Gym discounts
Hanley Castle is a dynamic and pleasantly situated high performing Academy, which is justifiably proud of its local and national reputation for academic excellence.
Founded in 1326, the school provides a unique blend of academic rigour, modern facilities and traditional values. The school is heavily oversubscribed and our Sixth Form is flourishing.
Hanley Castle High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment checks including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Further details are available on our school website.