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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Organisation:Discovery Schools Academy Trust 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 32.5 

Salary:Grade 5, Point 9 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Merrydale Junior School, Claydon Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 0PL 


Closing date:16 March 2018 at midnight 

8:30am to 3:30pm (Mon-Fri), Term Time plus 5 training days

Merrydale Junior School are seeking to appoint a Behaviour Support Assistant to provide quality care and education support, promoting the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development to each individual child to meet their needs.
The successful applicant will be responsible for:
• Assisting the development of the student support programme.
• Working with, guiding and challenging identified children, providing mentoring support to targeted students.
• Developing and maintaining sustained professional relationships with parents/carers to support and improve their parenting skills and promote high quality parenting at home.
• Administering the school’s behaviour system adhering to school policy and procedure.
• Being a point of contact for parents and students when staff are teaching.
• Responding to incidents of inappropriate and poor behaviour during the school day with the aim of re-engagement in class.
• Implementing behaviour and social skills interventions with individuals or small groups.
The suitable candidate is required to hold an NVQ 2 or equivalent, previous experience working within a school and knowledge and understanding of child protection, safe guarding, health and safety and data protection.
We are looking for an individual who has a good sense of humour, energy and enthusiasm is able to work as part of a team and has patience and resilience with the ability to maintain a positive outlook to overcome barriers.
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 16th March 2018, 10:00am
Interview Date: Thursday 22nd March 2018
Please note: We are required to apply for references before the interviewing process.

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