Cranbury College

Outreach Behaviour Support Worker

  • 22 hours per week (TTO + 5 inset days)
  • Grade 5, SCP 12. Fulltime £26,421. Actual £13,512

We are currently looking for a Behaviour Support Worker to strengthen our team.  We want to appoint resilient and outgoing individuals to join our fun and lively team. You will be based at our main site supporting staff and secondary students, this is a challenging but very rewarding role supporting some of the most vulnerable pupils in Reading. The ability to make the role your own and build strong relationships is essential.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level grade C or equivalent in Math’s and English, or equivalent qualification or demonstrable competency.

  • Hold or willing to achieve: Counselling Qualification
  • Hold Accredited training in Behavior Management
  • Have some First Aid training
  • HLTA status

We are a multi-site organisation which includes our College Road Site – Primary and Cranbury Road Site – Secondary. The role is based across schools within the Reading area, supporting secondary aged students with their engagement to mainstream education.  You will also have the opportunity to work with our Safe Team based at our secondary site supporting staff and secondary students.

Due to the nature of the role, a full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

Staff responses when asked ‘What are the school’s greatest strengths?’

  • ‘Safeguarding and welfare of students’
  • ‘Compassion, empathy and enthusiasm’ 
  • ‘Teamwork’
  • ‘Flexible, creative and personalised approaches for all’ 
  • ‘Outstanding outcomes for young people’

Cranbury College has recently joined the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part-time work and job-sharing.

Visits to our school are encouraged, please email who can help organise this.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.