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Behaviour Support Assistant

Salary details: S14-S18: £14,446 - £16,131 (According to skills and experience)

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Ref: BGS 65

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Batley Grammar School

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Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Term Time Only

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Hours per Week: 37 hours per week

Closing date: 20 September 2019 12:00 PM

Provisional Interview Date: w/c 23 September 2019

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Kirklees Council are advertising this job on behalf of Batley Grammar School. 

A unique opportunity to join this highly successful, oversubscribed and forward thinking school on its exciting journey from good to outstanding and development within a local MAT

Batley Grammar School is seeking to appoint a Behaviour Support Assistant (BSA) to join our secondary staff team in November 2019.

The successful candidate will work closely with the SENCO and Assistant Head for Culture and relevant secondary staff, as part of a specialist team including teachers, support staff and a range of other professionals to support the learning and welfare of specific children.

The role will involve a combination of support on a one to one and small group basis either in the classroom and/or in our Student Support Centre. In addition the BSA role will involve some specific behaviour support duties during two lessons daily which cover the secondary students’ staggered break and lunch times.

Applicants should have a good general education with GCSE equivalent in maths and English. Experience of working in this role would be desirable but not essential as training will be given

About us:

  • A successful 4-16 co-educational Free School, rated good by Ofsted (January 2015);
  • A small school of approx. 900 pupils and students (208 in Primary) with a highly committed staff and a friendly family atmosphere;
  •  Visitors tell us we have a calm and purposeful environment and our pupils and students are well-mannered and that our school ethos is powerfully transmitted;
  • An ethnically and culturally diverse school with a vibrant extra-curricular programme in sports, music and arts;
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and staff induction programme.

Please see our website www.batleygrammar.co.uk for an application form and further details. Please note that CVs cannot be accepted. The school’s application form needs to be completed together with a covering letter.

Completed application forms should be sent to the Headteacher’s Secretary Mrs Rosie Gregg, Batley Grammar School, Carlinghow Hill, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0AD or e-mailed to rgregg@batleygrammar.co.uk no later than 12 noon on Friday 20 September 2019.

Batley Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks, disclosures of disqualification by association and two satisfactory references.

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