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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,832.00 - £18,180.00 Annually (Actual)

Positive Behaviour Support Assistants job summary

St John’s School provides special education for children and young people with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, aged two to nineteen.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. Your role will be to assist teachers to support the needs of children who require help in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential in all areas of their development.

You should be patient, have a positive attitude and be willing to go above and beyond to support our young people. We value excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a good understanding of children's needs.

What we can offer you:

183 incredible young people with severe and complex learning difficulties, aged 2-19

A real commitment to staff wellbeing

A specialist, determined, committed and friendly staff team

A thorough induction programme and continuing professional development that is responsive to individual needs, interests, and aspirations

A well-resourced and inspiring learning environment

A school that is part of a dynamic multi-academy trust (BILTT). BILTT has been selected to set up and operate a new Free Special School, which will create many exciting future opportunities.

New challenges every day – balanced with lots of joy!

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

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About St John's School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
179 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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