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Intensive Behaviour Support Worker - Full-time

St Augustine Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4000-249S
  • Posted:09/06/2023
  • Pay:Wat Grade F,pts 15 - 20 £22,244 - £24,387
  • Start Date:as soon as possible
  • App Close Date:18/06/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Shortly after the closing date


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join St Augustine Academy as an Intensive Behaviour Support Worker.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Intensive Behaviour Support worker.

The aim of the role is to co-ordinate the support for youngsters with complex behavioural difficulties, helping these pupils to develop their academic, social and emotional skills through relevant support appropriate to the needs of each young person. This will involve working with small groups and/or individual pupils in and out of the classroom.

  • You will need to be innovative in creating bespoke programmes of study for these individuals to access.
  • You will need to make considerable use of effective communication and conciliatory skills including the use of restorative practices with pupils, staff and families.
  • You will need to be experienced at managing difficult conversations, meetings and diffusing challenging behaviour.

Applicants will need to integrate within our friendly Academy team as well as needing excellent communication skills to develop a good relationship with students and staff.

This is a Full-time post, 37 hours per week (working 8am – 4pm, Monday – Thursday and 8am – 3.30pm on a Friday. Term Time Only plus INSET days).

Wat Grade F, pts 15 - 20 £22,244 -  £24,387 (Full Time Equivalent £25,878 - £28,371

Information about the school

St Augustine Academy is an all ability school committed to providing an education that ensures that all students succeed and make the most of the opportunities and experiences available to them. Our core principles are based on developing the gifts and talents of all students, whatever they may be, and guiding them on to a career path to fulfil their aspirations.

Another core foundation of the Academy is our Faith. Our Christian inclusive ethos is encapsulated by our small community Chapter system where every student is known and nurtured. All students have the opportunity to develop their sense of spirituality, morality, self -respect and wellbeing.

We believe that students are engaged and achieve when the environment is both caring and orderly with teaching that fires their imagination and brings learning to life. With a grammar stream, our innovative curriculum and extensive Enrichment programme gives students access to those essential employability skills which future generations will need to succeed.

Vision: ‘believe in more’

St Augustine Academy is a high performing school where every student is known, valued and nurtured. We want to prepare our students to be responsible, enquiring, tolerant and confident members of society who can use their talents and abilities to be successful in a world that is constantly changing.

We are committed to: • Providing an inclusive community based on Christian values • Developing the whole person and inspiring a confident, ‘can do’ attitude • Encouraging individual aptitudes and interests so that students can reach their full potential both academically and personally • Offering high-quality CPD to staff to ensure staff and students are as successful as they can be

We have high expectations and believe in: • Excellent behaviour with courtesy and respect for others • The highest levels of attendance and punctuality • The enjoyment of learning whilst expecting hard work from all involved in the Academy.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.