Hunsbury Park Primary


Teaching Assistant : Behaviour Support Assistant

Job Description

We are looking for a special person to work as a BSA to join our Resourced Designated Special Provision for Social Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH).  The successful candidate will be able to adopt a range of strategies (other than punitive) to support, nurture and scaffold identified pupils who have a range of SEMH difficulties.  Team Teach training will be a requirement for the post (school will provide this training).

We require a kind, patient and tolerant person who is:-

  • Calm and fair
  • Resilient
  • Able to see the best in all children
  • Enthusiastic

   and who has:-

  • Grade 4 GCSE Maths and English or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good sense of humour

   We can offer:-

  • A supportive, friendly and hardworking staff team
  • Well behaved children who enjoy learning
  • A continuous strive to raise standards
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children

As our school takes the welfare of our children and safeguarding very seriously, successful applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

To arrange a visit to the school please contact the School Office on 01604 761566.

Hours per week: 32.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year

Annual Salary FTE: £19,171 - £19,554

Starting Date: ASAP

Closing Date: 14-10-2019



Behaviour Support Assistant Job Description.pdf

Keeping Safe at HPPS

  • Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.
  • The Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Gail Barnshaw (Head teacher).
  • The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead are Mrs Jo Fantarrow and Mrs Helen Bambridge.

When coming into HPPS please remember:

  • Personal mobile phones are NOT allowed to be used or available for use whilst working with a child, group or class. This is to safeguard both the child/ren and you.  This is a non-negotiable rule.
  • Visitors or staff who do not have full DBS clearance wear a YELLOW lanyard.  This means they are NOT allowed to work unsupervised with a pupil or group.