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    Behaviour Support Worker

    Behaviour Support Worker

    Band E, pa pro rata £18,870 - £20,541 (Actual £16359 - £18170)

    37 hours per week, term time only. Required as soon as possible

    Closing date:   12.30pm on Wednesday 12 December 2018

    Temporary maternity cover

    We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic Behaviour Support Worker to work across the 11- 16 age and ability range. The successful candidate will provide one-to-one, in-class and behavioural support for students who may have difficulty accessing a traditional curriculum due to behavioural problems. 

    Duties and responsibilities will include:

    • Assisting with the planning and delivering of an alternative curriculum to identified students with challenging behaviour.  
    • Leading small group work and interventions.
    • Providing guidance and advice for keyworkers and teachers.
    • Liaising with outside agencies.
    • Providing 1:1 mentoring and emotional support as required.
    • Acting as a Key Worker for identified students.
    • Tracking the impact of interventions offered.

    You will be expected to support students across the timetable as directed by the Behaviour Support Unit Manager, including during periods of transition and unstructured times of the day.

    It is essential that you possess GCSE grade A* - C in Mathematics and English or equivalent.

    PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments. All applicants must complete an application form in full. Feedback will only be given at interview level, not on application forms. All appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references.

    This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at  

    Application forms and further details are available from the school website at

    Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

    We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.