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  • Start date details

    October 2023

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 July 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,897.00 Annually (Actual)

Behaviour Support Worker job summary


Working in partnership to make a difference

Behaviour Support Worker

Permanent - Term time only + 5 days

31.5 hrs per week

Start date – October 2023

This post is Temporary until 31.8.2024

Pay range C1 – pt 12 - 19 (£17,897  actual Salary ) 

Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri – 8.45am – 3.15pm , Wed 8.45am – 4.30pm

The BSW will work predominantly in our specialist behaviour provision. The main purpose of the role is to support the work of teaching and senior staff to implement agreed work programmes with individuals or small groups, in and out of the classroom. In order to do this the successful candidate will need a driving licence, and able to drive the minibus or use their own car. You will support the class teacher in addressing pupil’s social, emotional and behaviour needed as well as supporting academic learning. You will need to establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model at all times. This role will include communication with parents/carers and external agencies.

The qualities we are looking for include:

· Ability to relate well to children and adults and communicate at all levels

· Ability to deal effectively with students presenting challenging behaviour using de-escalation techniques as appropriate

· Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team

· Knowledge and experience of behaviour management and restorative strategies

· Experience of working with secondary aged children

· Experience of working with students with additional needs

Appropriate induction and CPD will be provided to the successful candidate.

West SILC carry out online checks at the shortlisting process as part of our Safer Recruitment . 

West SILC is wholly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to a DBS. If you are interested in applying, please complete an application form, explaining how your skills and experiences would help you succeed in this role at West SILC.

Closing date: Friday 29th September 2023 . Interview TBC.

We encourage visits to the school, if you wish to visit please contact the school office.

Further information and application packs are available on line and should be returned to the recruitment inbox.

West SILC, 4 Town Street, Stanningley,

Leeds LS28 6HL. Tel: 0113 3862450

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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 West Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
245 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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