Behaviour Support Assistant, East Sussex

Closing date:

The Eastbourne AcademyEast Sussex

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Swale Pay Scale: Band 4 Point 12 - 14 ( £17,754 - 18,611)
Contract term: Permanent

Monday to Friday / Term time 

37 hours:  8.00 - 4.00 pm (Mon - Fri) 

(with 1 x ½ hour unpaid break every day) 

Swale Pay Scale: Band 4 Point 12 - 14 ( £17,754 - 18,611)

Pro rata salary (Point 12 - 14) £15,069.60 - £15,754.59 per annum

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic person to work as part of a team who can help develop our practice in an isolation room with mixed age range students. In addition they will be working with  small groups of students on a regular basis to integrate them back into normal lessons by looking at behaviour coping strategies this will mean delivering and planning a specific programme of activities.

The Eastbourne Academy Ofsted report (January 2017) confirmed once again that we are a Good school. The Lead Inspector commented: “Pupils are immensely proud of their school and are keen to learn.” We have regularly won awards for national achievement and our rebuilding programme was completed in 2013 -14 so that you will be working in state of the art facilities. We operate a one to one iPad/Chromebook scheme for students and staff.

To apply for the post, please complete our application form which can be found via the Join Us - Vacancy section of our website: 

Please send completed application forms to Mrs Melanie Hopkins, Principal’s PA & HR Liaison (

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

Closing Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020 @ 9am

Interviews: Week Commencing 02 March 2020

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

More about The Eastbourne Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Brodrick Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9RQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1323 514900
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