West SILC - Working in partnership to make a difference
Behaviour Support Worker
Permanent - Term time only + 5 days
31.5 hrs per week
Start date – ASAP
Pay range C1 – C3 (£22,183 - £27,041 pro rata - £11.50 per hour) initially starting at point 12. Actual salary £16,207 approximately
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 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 10th June 2022. Interview date to be confirmed.
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.
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.
‘Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to register with the DBS Update Service, the cost of which will be reimbursed by school.
‘We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds’.