Behaviour Support Assistant (Part time, Fixed Term till July 2021)

Worthing, West Sussex
£20,903 - £22,183 (£6,482 - £6,879 pro rata)
16 Nov 2020
30 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed term
Part Time


To start January 2021– Fixed term until 23 July 2021

NJC GRADE 6, points 9-12 - £20,903 - £22,183 (£6,482 - £6,879 pro rata)

Term Time Only plus INSET Days

Ideally 2 days per week - 13.5 hours per week (unpaid lunch break of 30 minutes daily)

Working hours are: 8.30 am – 3.45 pm

We are seeking an outstanding individual to fill the post of part time Behaviour Support Officer starting January 2021 for two terms. The working pattern will be discussed at interview.

The main focus of the post is to provide positive support for some challenging and vulnerable young people attending our school. You will deliver engaging programmes to support the individual needs of ESBD students attending Worthing High School. In addition you will supervise and support the needs of students referred to the Internal Exclusion Unit.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to work with well-motivated students and supportive parents
  • A location on the coast very close to main line railway services and road networks
  • Free well-being and medical support cover
  • The opportunity to be part of the South Downs Education Trust MAT
  • Use of our brand new fitness suite



If you feel you have the necessary skills for this position and would like further information, an application form and job description can be downloaded from the links provided on the school website at or from the school by phoning 01903 237864.  Further information about the school and details of how to apply can also be obtained from the school website.

Completed applications should be sent to Mr Panayiotou, Headteacher, at the address below or emailed to

Closing date for applications is 30 November 2020 at 9am - an early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 3 December 2020 - in person, covid safe interviews will be organised but candidates can attend by ZOOM if necessary for self-isolation reasons.

Please note, because of the nature of this job, if you are successful in your application you will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service with barred list check.  This will be done by means of applying for a DBS certificate through the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, spent or unspent.  Clearance will be obtained before employment commences.

South Downs Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • Worthing High School & Clapham and Patching C of E Primary school are part of SDET, which is an academy trust and a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company number 8276210. The Registered Office is at: South Farm Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN14 7AR.
  • We recognise continuous service from academy/non-academy schools

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