Pupil Support Assistant
The primary purpose of this role is to actively support staff in managing students with challenging behaviour, while upholding high standards and adhering to school routines. Responsibilities include supervising the seclusion room, including break and lunch times.
The successful candidate will provide support to students on issues such as behaviour, engagement, and attendance. Effective communication with pupils, staff, and parents is crucial for ensuring comprehensive pastoral support for all students. This role requires a confident and patient individual with competent behaviour management skills who can work collaboratively as part of a team. Previous experience working with young people facing barriers to learning will be advantageous.
This is an exciting time to join our community as the pastoral team expands to meet our commitments as a truly inclusive school embracing all aspects of comprehensive education. The successful candidate should be patient, reliable, and sensitive to the needs of our pupils, demonstrating enthusiasm and commitment to supporting learning. A good sense of humour and the ability to work as part of a close-knit team are essential.
The department and the school offer a popular and thriving professional development program at all levels. Colleagues have opportunities for personal and professional growth through membership in both the PiXL club and the Harrow Collegiate Alliance (HCA). The school provides excellent promotion prospects and a comprehensive induction program. Staff well-being is a priority, with various schemes supporting an active and healthy lifestyle.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.