Behaviour Support Worker, Bournemouth

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The Bishop of Winchester AcademyBournemouth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Scale: 12 FTE: £16,123 per annum (this will be prorated in line with Academy terms & conditions).
Contract term: Permanent

Behaviour Support Worker - 37 hours a week - Term Time only (39 weeks) 

NJC Scale 12  FTE: £16,123  per annum (this will be prorated in line with Academy terms & conditions).  

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is an oversubscribed and thriving Church of England School, recognised by Ofsted as ‘Improving the life chances of all our pupils’ (May 2017). There are exciting opportunities to join our motivated and ambitious team driven by the mantra of high expectations – no excuses.    

An opportunity exists for a suitable individual to work as a Behaviour Support Worker at The Bishop of Winchester Academy. 

A behaviour support worker is required with immediate effect to join our dedicated and caring behaviour and pastoral Team. The role is varied and will include working in behaviour management areas and classrooms with pupils. Supporting colleagues in addressing the needs of those pupils who need particular help with behaviour management to overcome barriers to learning.

It will also involve working with individual pupils and groups, to raise awareness of appropriate behaviours and responses; implementing one to one intervention arrangements with pupils; providing support for distressed and/or challenging pupils and working on intervention programmes with individual pupils or groups.

The candidate needs to be flexible, motivated and use own initiative. The person for this job must want to “make a difference” and have high expectations, no excuses attitude.


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.   

For further information and an application pack please visit the school website Please email completed applications to  addressing the cover letter to Paul McKeown, Principal.      

Closing Date: 8th October 2017

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after closing date.    

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More about The Bishop of Winchester Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mallard Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 512697
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