Oxted School
July 16, 2021
Job Type
Teaching Assistant  
Short Summary
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Behaviour Senior Support Assistant to join our Pastoral Team at Oxted School
£17,398 - £19,244 per annum, pro rata
Working Pattern
Part time
Closing Date
August 31, 2021


Where possible interviews will be held on site within our schools and we will adhere to our current Covid policy for external visitors. Otherwise interviews will be held remotely by teams.

Working pattern: 8.30am to 4.12pm, Monday to Friday with a 30 minute lunch break

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Behaviour Senior Support Assistant to join our Pastoral Team at Oxted School. Working directly with a dedicated team within the Reflection and Behaviour Unit, alongside the support of passionate teams within Oxted School and The Howard Partnership Trust, you will assist in monitoring behaviour and putting in correct support for both the student and family. You will have a calm but resilient manner, approachable and warm, but able to maintain authority at all times. The successful candidates will be resolving behaviour issues for individuals and groups of students and monitor behaviour in the Reflection and Behaviour Unit as well as between lessons in corridors, break times and lunch times. You will also be supporting students to develop effective social skills, resolve conflict positively through mentoring and advice.

Our reflective and skilled staff and wonderful students make Oxted School a rewarding and invigorating place to work. The inclusive community values which are so important to us mean that you will be well supported by both your colleagues and the Senior Leadership Team. We pride ourselves on the high-quality professional development and career progression opportunities available to all our colleagues, and we work hard to ensure that staff wellbeing and workload are central to our approach. Our colleagues also thrive on their commitment to our wide range of extra-curricular activities, including being one of the largest Duke of Edinburgh centres in the country.

Oxted School is part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), and we work closely with our partner schools to share best practice and raise standards. THPT value their staff very highly, and this is reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust.

THPT can offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes.
  • Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions.
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards.

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

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