Behaviour Support Assistant


Behaviour Support Assistant
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New Horizons Childrens Academy
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Behaviour Support Assistant

Salary: TSAT Pay Grade 3 £20,042 - £23,713 (based on a FTE of £22,818 - £26,997)

Hours per week: 37 

Week per year: 39 (Term time + 5 days)

Start date: 23 January 2023

Contract: Permanent 

Closing Date: 04/12/22

Interview Date: TBC 



We are seeking to appoint a Behaviour Support Assistant to be responsible for the efficient and effective behaviour support provision, ensuring every child is supported to achieve their full potential. To assist with administrative support/typing for behaviour as required. Supervise students throughout the day, preparing and collating student information. 


This is an exciting opportunity to join our school and join our Trust!


What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached JD

  • To work alongside the Inclusion Manager ensuring high standards of punctuality, attendance and behaviour for learning.
  • Assisting with the provision of administrative support for the Inclusion Team.
  • Establish positive relationships with parents/carers and outside agencies working in health; the Police; social care and youth, in order to promote the well-being of all students.
  • To mentor vulnerable groups of students who are at risk of underachieving.  
  • Maintain and update student behaviour records as appropriate.  
  • To work with the Designated Safeguarding Lead, following the correct policies and procedures to ensure all students achieve and are safe.  


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust


What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and support happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our trust
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted membership of a full-equipped gymnasium and fitness suite on site


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!


Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site, please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms


If this position is not quite right for you, but you would be interested in any other positions within our Trust please click here to join our Talent Pool. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Job Description - Pastoral - Behaviour Support Assistant (Primary).pdf

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