Studio West, West Denton Way, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2SZ

Behaviour Support Assistant

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£24,948 to £26,845 pa

Studio West are part of the Northern Leaders Trust, you will be employed by the multi academy trust.

Studio West

West Denton Way

Newcastle upon Tyne


37 hours per week, all year round


Studio West is an exciting studio school, which opened in September 2014. As part Northern Leaders Trust, Studio West cater for around 400 students aged between 11 and 19 with student numbers increasing year on year. We are expected to reach 650 at full capacity. Rated “Good” by Ofsted, Studio West offers students an innovative and bespoke curriculum with an emphasis on employability and life skills. We have close working relationships with our business partners and our mission is to make sure that every student who leaves Studio West, does so with a university place, an apprenticeship or employment.

We are seeking applications for the role of Behaviour Support Worker, supporting the team leader to ensure the highest standards of behaviour and conduct with all our students both in school and as representatives of the school in the local community. Working with colleagues, parents, carers and other agencies, the successful candidate will identify and respond to pastoral and welfare issues impacting on behaviour, implementing strategies to ensure barriers are removed so every child is able to achieve their potential and ensure any safeguarding issues are reported in line with school and trust procedures.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate with a proven track record of working effectively with secondary school age children/young people in a pastoral or behaviour support role. Your knowledge of the key issues affecting behaviour, attendance and welfare will be combined with excellent interpersonal skills to not only to challenge constructively but to motivate and inspire students.

If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return we can offer you,

• Access to the Local Government’ Pension Scheme

• Salary sacrifice schemes including Car Sacrifice, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes

• Free on-site parking

• Free gym access at Kenton School

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 12th December 2022

Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.


Closing date:

12 December 2022

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