Behaviour and Emotional Support Team (BEST) Assistant


Salary CAN Pay Scale point 21 (£21,024 actual salary, £24,590 full time equivalent) 36 hours per week, term time plus 7 days.


This is a non-teaching post in which the successful candidate will become part of the school’s BES Team under the close supervision of the Inclusion Manager.  In particular, the role will involve working closely with young people who may be experiencing difficulties making positive decisions regarding their behaviour both in and out of the educational setting as well as those who may be struggling with mental health or emotional difficulties or are otherwise finding accessing and engaging with their learning challenging.  An ability to work successfully with students, staff and parents is essential.


See Job Description for full details.


Further information and an application form are available below.   Please note that applications MUST be submitted on a school application form; CVs are not accepted. There is the potential for salary progression. Training is provided.


Application on the school application form to the Headteacher, Mr P Naudi asap and by

9am Monday 4th July 2022 at the latest.

Please note that if sufficient applications are received, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early therefore you are advised to apply early.


Cheam High School, Chatsworth Road, Cheam, Surrey SM3 8PW 

Tel:  020 8644 5790



Cheam High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Cheam High School is an equal opportunities employer.

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