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Behaviour Support Assistant

Holyrood Academy
Chard, Somerset
Contract Type
Term Time
£18,426 actual (£24,496 FTE)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
21st June 2023 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
Other Graduates
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Suitable for: Other Graduates
  • Job ID: 1342817

Required as soon as possible

Term time only plus inset days 

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, 8.15am – 3.15pm (less 30 mins unpaid break). Monday to Friday, Term time only plus INSET 

Working as part of the student support team under the direction of the Deputy Headteacher, the postholder will work within our Restart and internal exclusions areas.  The role will involve supporting with academic work, pastoral care, personal development and other support programmes, to enable access to learning for students, and to assist the teachers in the management of students and the classroom.

These areas support students to return to learning in an appropriate manner if they have been removed from class. The post holder will ensure students are supported to reflect upon and learn from their behaviour during period of internal exclusion. The successful candidate will work closely with students who are experiencing difficulty in self-regulating and understanding appropriate behaviour, and will plan 1-to-1/small group behavioural intervention focused on increasing student success within the classroom.

For the right candidates the Academy would be willing to agree to a job share with each candidate working 16.25hrs a week. Please clearly indicate this on your application if this is something you would like the Academy to consider.

If you share our commitment to ensure that the young people we serve receive the best possible standard of education, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date : 9am on Wednesday 21st June 2023


Safeguarding Statement:

Holyrood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Safeguarding is our most important responsibility as a school.  Happy and healthy students who are free from harm,  are more likely to be successful throughout their education and thrive on their journey towards adulthood.

As part of our due diligence process when shortlisting, we may carry out an online search of publicly available material to identify any incidents or issues which we might want to explore with the applicant at interview.

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Holyrood Academy

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