Behaviour Support Worker - 000060

Academy: Maple Court Academy Role Type: Teaching Support
Job Expiry Date: 05/12/2023
Address: Beverley Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0QD Job Expiry Time: 09:00am
Contract Type: Fixed Term Employment Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Term: Until 31st August 2024 Salary details: 32.5 Hours per week, Term Time, Level 5, Actual Salary (£18,665 to £20,299)
Role Type:
ECTs Considered: N/A Supporting Information: Recruitment Pack – Behaviour Support Worker – Nov 2023

Executive Principal: Mrs L Brammer

Required: As Soon As Possible

Behaviour Support Worker

Fixed Term until 31st August 2024

Term Time, 32.5 Hours per week

Level 5, Actual Salary (£18,665 – £20,299)

The Governors of Maple Court Academy are looking to appoint a dynamic, passionate, and driven Behaviour Support Worker to join the committed and hard-working team at Maple Court Academy. Maple Court Academy are on a rapid journey of improvement and have undergone significant changes since their Ofsted in June 2021. The standards and expectations of leaders at Maple Court are extremely high for both staff and pupils alike. If you are excited by challenge and driven to achieve the best, then Maple Court Academy’s journey of improvement is for you.

Maple Court Academy is a part of Alpha Academies Trust, priding itself on developing strong links between its academies in both primary and secondary contexts. Leaders have collaborated with Eaton Park Academy, aligning policy and practice under a shared Executive Principal. Maple Court is a larger than average two form entry primary school which serves the communities of Bentilee and Bucknall.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the education system and national curriculum; experience of working with learners with behavioural challenges and social and emotional needs is essential. This will encompass the understanding of behaviour management strategies and the ability to deliver personalised learning programmes to learners, in class, in nurture or in an AP setting.

The candidate must have excellent communication skills and will lead on the delivery social and emotional programmes as well as the national curriculum. The environment in which the role operates will demand that the post holder has the initiative and confidence to make decisions and solve problems themselves but is able to effectively judge when to make decisions, consult with others or their line manager.

We can offer you an Academy/Trust which:

  • Never stands still and is always one step ahead with initiatives and new, dynamic ways of working, continually driving teaching and learning forward and the outcomes and experiences offered to the children.
  • Has friendly, open, dedicated, and passionate staff who have very high expectations and standards for all pupils.
  • Has a warm, embracing and very well-resourced working environment.
  • Flexibility and creativity around teaching and learning strategies and approaches.
  • Has children who are hungry to learn, enthused by good teaching and have good behaviour for learning.
  • Does not create unnecessary workload and only action things which impact positively on our children.
  • Provides excellent professional development opportunities and constant support and collaboration opportunities.
  • A benefits package which includes a good pension scheme, free parking and Cyclescheme.

Visits to the Academy are actively encouraged and warmly welcomed. This can be arranged by calling the Academy on 01782 970293.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as an online social media check along with other stringent vetting and induction processes. Please note, references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates prior to the interview.

If you feel that this position is of interest and you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. To apply please download the application form, which can be located at the bottom of this page. Completed application forms should be sent to quoting the job reference number detailed above.

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. 

Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact The Recruitment Team by email at For details on our other vacancies, please see our website

Closing Date for this Post: Tuesday 5th December 2023 at 9:00am

Interview Date: To be confirmed

CLICK HERE to download an application form. Your application form should be emailed to as soon as possible and no later than the closing date given in the advert and application pack.