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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    23 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Actual salary £20,320.98 per annum

Pay scale

Grade 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Actual salary £20,320.98 per annum
37.5 Hours per week (Monday – Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm)
Term time only

Start Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 9am Thursday 23 November 2023
Interview to be held: w/c 27 November 2023

Behaviour Support workers play a crucial role in supporting students to ensure their physical, social and emotional needs are effectively met. This role will involve working with vulnerable and high-risk young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health and / or Complex Needs. Building relationships with these students is key.

The work is challenging but rewarding, with opportunity to a have real and measurable impact, removing barriers to education for young people and supporting them within the educational setting – educationally and pastorally.

We are seeking someone who can provide consistent and targeted support and at times, specific interventions. They will provide practical support, guidance and training in behaviour management and associated strategies to support students’ learning. There will be a focus on breaking down barriers that hamper access to learning. Some outreach work may also be required involving delivery of community based and home based learning and support, dependent upon individual needs of the students involved.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • patience, resilience, and understanding

  • Emotional intelligence

  • Proven skills in problem-solving and conflict resolution

  • A clear and positive communication manner. Able to communicate effectively and professionally with staff, students, parents, and other outside agencies

  • Knowledge of using different IT software and analytical skills

  • Relevant experience of working with young people in a learning environment

  • Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, as well as on own initiative

  • Ability to remain calm and professional at all times

  • Support the School policies on safeguarding and child protection

  • Flexibility of working hours, committed and reliable with excellent timekeeping

Full training will be provided

What the school offers its staff

  • Fantastic pupils who are ready to learn
  • A vibrant school community and a supportive Senior Leadership Team
  • A well-regarded and forward-thinking Trust
  • An opportunity to work for an organisation who live out our core values ’respect, trust, courage and curiosity’
  • A strong community of schools
  • A culture of collective efficacy across the Trust
  • An experienced, supportive and committed Central Team who work together to achieve the best for all children and colleagues
  • A strong Trust Board and Local Governing Committee who are fully committed to continued improvement whilst caring for the wellbeing of all colleagues, children and communities
  • A commitment to support your ongoing professional development within a supportive and developmental coaching culture
  • Access to wellbeing support and tools

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About Ralph Allen School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1371 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Ralph Allen School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email c.coverdale@palladianacademytrust.com.

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