1:1 Behaviour Support Assistant - KS1

Based at the Hallam Fields Primary School, part of the Lionheart Academies Trust

We are seeking to appoint a positive and enthusiastic Behaviour Support Assistant to provide 1:1 support to a KS1 pupil with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

The successful candidate will work 1:1 with a pupil who has significant difficulty focusing attention and has a tailored learning programme. The programme includes working in and outside the classroom under the guidance of the class teacher and SENCo to run the strategies in place for the pupil and their challenging behaviour.

Person Specification

Essential Requirements

  • GCSE Maths and English
  • Supporting Learning & Teaching level 3
  • Previous experience of working with SEND/Behaviour
  • Flexible approach
  • Has an empathetic nature
  • KS1 experience: Phonics, English & Maths


The post is for 30 hours per week, Term time only, fixed term until 31 August 2019 (with the view to being extended)

Actual hours: Monday – Friday, 8.30a.m. – 3.30p.m. (Which includes an unpaid hour lunch break)

Salary: Grade 6 - Actual salary £11,972 - £12,684 depending on experience

Closing date: Wednesday 09 January 2019, 9am

Interview date: W/c 14 January 2019


Please forward your completed application form to Emily Nicholls at primaryHR@lionhearttrust.org.uk.

Due to the volume of applications we receive we're unable to contact each applicant with a decision. If you don't hear from us within four weeks of the advertised closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Part of the Lionheart Academies Trust

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We welcome applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.


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