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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 January 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 5, SCP 12. Fulltime £26,421. Actual £13,512

What skills and experience we're looking for

Start date: 8 January 2024


Interviews: To be confirmed

Hours: 22 hours per week, term time only, plus 5 INSET days.

Salary: Grade 5, SCP 12. Fulltime £26,421. Actual £13,512

Would you like to come and work with us, as part of a pioneering Alternative Provision. To make a contribution towards our journey to Outstanding.

Do you want to work in an optimistic and motivating environment, supported by effective leadership at all levels?

If you have the resilience to work in a dynamic, trauma-informed environment, with pupils that have social, emotional, academic and mental health needs we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a Behaviour Support Worker to strengthen our team. We want to appoint resilient and outgoing individuals to join our fun and lively team. You will be based at our main site supporting staff and secondary students, this is a challenging but very rewarding role supporting some of the most vulnerable pupils in Reading. The ability to make the role your own and build strong relationships is essential.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level grade C or equivalent in Math’s and English, or equivalent qualification or demonstrable competency.

  • Hold or willing to achieve: Counselling Qualification
  • Hold Accredited training in Behaviour Management
  • Have some First Aid training
  • HLTA status

We are a multi-site organisation which includes our College Road Site – Primary and Cranbury Road Site – Secondary. The role is based across schools within the Reading area, supporting secondary aged students with their engagement to mainstream education. You will also have the opportunity to work with our Safe Team based at our Secondary site supporting staff and secondary students.

Due to the nature of the role a full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

What the school offers its staff

Staff responses when asked ‘What are the school’s greatest strengths?’

  • ‘Safeguarding and welfare of students’
  • ‘Compassion, empathy and enthusiasm’
  • ‘Teamwork’
  • ‘Flexible, creative and personalised approaches for all’
  • ‘Outstanding outcomes for young people’

Cranbury College has recently joined the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact the school directly.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

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About Cranbury College

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
74 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Cranbury College is an Alternative Provision academy based in Reading.

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