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Behaviour Support Assistant at My Choice School

£ 14,407.00 per annum
Part Time - 8.30am to 4.30pm - Mon - Fri - Term Time Only - 31 hours per week

We are looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant to join our friendly team at My Choice School in Arundel.

My Choice School is an independent SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) school in rural West Sussex, and are committed to the learning and development of our young people.

My Choice School delivers ASDAN Short Courses and Functional Skills English and Maths (Entry1, 2, 3; L1 and L2) and has SMSC (Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development) and safeguarding at the heart of our learning. You will have responsibility for a small class and will share our belief in a restorative approach to behaviour; will encourage our young people to learn from challenges and will share in the team commitment to the school community.

You will work with teachers and TA’s to support the development of relationships between students and to supervise and provide activities at breaktimes and throughout the day where necessary. Your role may see you inside or outside the classroom but you will share our belief in a restorative approach to behaviour. You will encourage our young people to learn from challenges and you will find the team's commitment to the school community very rewarding.

Your contracted hours of work will be 8:30am to 4:30pm enabling the teaching day and attendance at school meetings and meetings for students.

What will you receive from us?

This rewarding job will provide benefits far beyond salary, but you will also receive:

  • Extensive training and development opportunities
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • A Pension and access to the Staff Perkbox benefits scheme
  • Accredited training and qualifications available for staff
  • Career progression within the school

  What do you need to be successful?

  • Experience of teaching young people with complex emotional needs and challenging behaviour
  • Experience of Functional Skills and ASDAN awards
  • The ability to manage and encourage students to become independent learners, supporting their welfare alongside their emotional and behavioural development