Permanent – Required to start 1st September 2023

37 hours per week, 39 working weeks / 44.652 paid weeks (Term Time + 5 additional days across the year)

Starting salary – £19,777 actual gross per annum

As a Behaviour Support Worker, you will work in a non-teaching capacity supporting our young people, individually and in small groups, to improve their school performance, behaviour and attendance and develop life skills.  Many of the target students will be vulnerable and will have emotional and/or challenging behavioural difficulties.  The successful candidate will work as part of a small, hardworking and supportive team focused on inclusion and behaviour support.

We really want to hear from you if you are someone who: 

  • has self-discipline, a sense of purpose and is passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people; 
  • is assertive and resilient, able to react quickly and effectively to challenges whilst maintaining an optimistic attitude; 
  • has the ability to relate to young people and act as a role model; 
  • is able to build strong and trusting relationships with young people; and 
  • has the communication skills to liaise effectively with staff, parents and external agencies. 

Newquay Tretherras is a wonderful, forward-thinking place to work and this is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed person to develop their career in a great school, working with our fantastic staff.  We are one of the largest schools in Cornwall, with over 1700 young people, including a thriving Sixth Form.  Newquay Tretherras is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’.

We are committed to the well-being of our employees with an excellent Employee Assistance Programme through Health Assured. We promote continuous professional development and offer an employer contribution pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:     Monday 5th June 2023 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 12th June 2023

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: