11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,895.00 Annually (FTE) Above salary is the full time equivalent

Behaviour Support Assistant job summary

The Acorn Centre

Are you passionate about making a difference to children’s futures?

Do you have the ability to think outside the box?

Do you have a good sense of humour?

Are you up for a challenge?

The Acorn Centre is expanding and looking to add to our team. We are an alternative provision based 4 local DSPL9 schools which focuses on building positive experiences for children in a nurturing environment. This is a rewarding and challenging role that focuses on enabling progress across all areas of development and giving every child the opportunity to achieve their potential.

Proven experience working directly with children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties is essential for this role along with having experience of working in or alongside external agencies.

We are looking for a special person who is emotionally robust and who can provide a holistic approach in supporting the needs of vulnerable children at risk of exclusion. An understanding of the reasons for behaviour choices is essential for this role and the ability to put strategies in place to support the child and school will be required.

The Acorn Centre is an alternative provision for children who are at risk of being excluded from primary school. This role is part of an exciting development across DSPL9. Please see website for further information and more in-depth information on the behaviour partnership. www.dsplarea9.org.uk

Visits to the provision are essential.

Please note the position is not at Warrendell School

Please contact Nikki Lucas (Provision Lead) for further information


01923 800222

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Warren Dell Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
262 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

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