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
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
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