Vacancy: Verbal Behaviour Assistant

Job Title: Verbal Behaviour Assistant

Address: The Avenue School, Christchurch Avenue, London, NW6 7BH  

Name of Head Teacher: Louise Kimber

Salary: Scale 1: Points 1 to 3 (£21,228 - £21,783 Plus SEN Allowance (£1,347) pro rata. Actual starting salary, £19,482 including SEN Allowance.

Hours: 36 hours per week – term time only + INSET days

Closing Date: Open until positions are filled

Shortlisting: Upon receipt of application forms

Interview Date: TBC if your application is successful

Start Date: September 2022 with positions available throughout the academic year

We are seeking to appoint Verbal Behaviour Assistants to join our vibrant and welcoming special school.

We have opened our brand new purpose-built site and will be expanding over three years to reach our capacity of 104 places, for pupils with autism and complex needs, eventually educating children from EYFS up to the age of 19.

We are seeking to appoint Verbal Behaviour Assistants to join our vibrant and welcoming specialist school. Our staff teams are positive and enthusiastic about ensuring all pupils reach their unique potential by offering a broad and balanced curriculum personalised to meet their individual needs. We believe in inspiring pupils in their learning through offering irresistible learning experiences. 

As the school is expanding we require new Verbal Behavior Assistants on a rolling basis to fulfil our pupils’ individual needs. Please contact the school for more information if required.

We can offer you:

  • A place within a committed Verbal Behaviour team;
  • High quality professional development opportunities;
  • Calm, purposeful and well-resourced learning environments;
  • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school;

We are looking for:

  • Positive, energetic and creative teaching assistants with a love of teaching and learning;
  • Applicants who have a keen interest in developing skills in Verbal Behaviour;
  • Teaching assistants who have experience in positively managing behaviour;
  • Experience or knowledge of autism and/or severe learning difficulties an advantage.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and education of our children and expect all our staff to share this commitment. 

An enhanced DBS check and references will be required. 

The advertised role is not eligible for visa sponsorship, only applicants with the automatic right to work in the UK should apply.

If you require any more information about the specifics of the job please contact Emily Williams (Director of Inclusion) by email on Emily.williams@manor.brent.sch.uk or Louise Kimber (Head Teacher) by email on louise.kimber@manor.brent.sch.uk

Otherwise, please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached, completed application forms can be sent to:

Email:               recruitment@manor.brent.sch.uk

Telephone:        0203 829 4690

IF YOU HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL WITH AN APPLICATION TO EITHER MANOR SCHOOL OR THE AVENUE YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED