Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Assistant

Abbot's Lea School, Liverpool, Merseyside, L25 6EE

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  • Application deadline

    27 May 2022 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 8:30am-4.00pm (1 x 5pm finish 6 times a year) 35 hours per week - 39 weeks per year term time plus 2 weeks during holidays

Contract type



Grade 5 (from £22,926 to £26,840 actual salary)

Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Assistant job summary

We are now expanding our Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) and look to appoint a suitably qualified team of Assistant’s to work under the direction of our Positive Behaviour Support Leader (PBSL).

The successful candidates will help drive innovation across the school and work in our Support Hub, providing therapeutic assistance to students who, for a range of personal reasons, need help to attend school and engage in class-based learning.

Working closely with class teams, you will help delivery PBS Plans and ensure students’ needs are met on a day to day basis. You will be responsible for the set-up of activities and resources in the Hub with the aim of meeting students’ individual need. You will monitor progress against the plans and work with the wider MDT to review them.

You will be a Team Teach trainer (training provided) and will deliver training and coaching to staff across the school, ensuring practice is consistent.

You will have experience of working directly with children or young people with learning disabilities / autism who engage in behaviour that challenges. You will be student focussed and work with compassion and empathy.

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About Abbot's Lea School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
Education phase
School size
271 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Contact phone number

Abbot’s Lea School is a large and highly successful special school educating over 270 students aged 3-19, who, due to their Autism and associated learning differences, require significant multidisciplinary specialist support to thrive and achieve their full potential.

The school’s mission statement is to be the International Centre of Excellence for Autism Education, Research and Professional Development.

We ensure outstanding outcomes for all of our students through our unique Philosophy of Education – The ASD Model © which focuses equally on:

A – Academic progress
S – Specialist support

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