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Resource Provision Student Manager

  • Employer: Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School
  • Reference: SEC/22/178957
  • Published: Thu 13/01/2022, 16:14 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/01/2022, 16:14 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 8 £26,999 to £31,371 pro rata, per annum (Actual Salary £24,187)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College , Cheshire

Resource Provision Student  Manager

From February 2022 - Grade 8

 37 hours, 39 weeks per year - Actual Salary £24,187

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional SEMH practitioner to manage the day to day operations of our new Resource Provision. 

This is a non-teaching role that has significant input in developing and implementing the operating processes, procedures and programme of support and intervention, which will make this provision a success. To think and plan creatively will be essential. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates who have any or all of the following:

  • Experience of working in behaviour management settings and with young people who are in secondary education.
  • Considerable experience of SEN provision and delivery with a particular focus on working with children with early life trauma and SEMH issues.
  • Previous experience in Children’s Social Care or working with young people who have experienced early life trauma.

You will work closely with our Director of SEND, our learning support team and the  whole school to help address SEMH difficulties, providing strategies to help remove barriers to learning, so students are able to thrive and make excellent progress within a secondary educational setting. Developing a strong network and relating to a wide range of people will be essential to this role, together with excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrating a high level of emotional intelligence. They will connect and engage with students so that they are able to remain and progress with school, achieving at their highest potential. Confidence, determination and motivation to engender a positive approach to learning and a positive view of self and others in young people are key.

Purpose of role  

This non-teaching role provides comprehensive pastoral and behavioural support for all students and to ensure a high standard of learning, behaviour and achievement for all. 

The core purpose of the Student Manager role is to:

  • Provide pastoral leadership and management across the resource provision.
  • Be responsible for promoting the ethos and success of all students within the resource provision.
  • Develop a sense of identity, belonging, inclusion, support and intervention for all SEN students.
  • Be the hub of communication about students in the Resource Provision.
  • Promote opportunities to celebrate success  and to be part of the behaviour management process  
  • Work closely with the Tutor Team, Students, Teaching Staff, Learning Support and relevant admin teams across the school
  • To lead on the liaison with social care and other agencies in managing and promoting the welfare and safety of students in the Resource Provision. 
  • To support and develop the school’s knowledge and skills in relation to SEMH 
  • Provide successful trauma based therapies for students within the resource provision.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership and day to day management

  • Establish a sense of security and belonging within the resource provision  and to develop student participation, involvement and responsibility across the school. 
  • Take a leading role in developing the culture and understanding of SEMH across the school as a whole
  • Lead on effective communication within and across teams
  • Lead meetings in place of Resource Lead as needed.
  • Monitor day to day rewards system and behaviour and seek opportunities to celebrate success 
  • Attend parents evenings and events as appropriate
  • Access and update student data on appropriate systems (Bromcom, CPOMs) ensuring information is shared appropriately
  • Communicate effectively with appropriate stakeholders to keep them fully informed about students who they are working with
  • Act as escalation for any negative behaviours, attendance and punctuality concerns
  • Monitor attendance patterns within the resource provision.
  • Communicate with wider agencies in relation to the needs of the students.
  • Create positive and supportive relationships with the parents and careers of students within the resource provision. 

Welfare and Inclusion

  • Ensure the successful integration of students into the school and lessons 
  • Work closely with the Director of Learning Support, SENCO, curriculum leaders and other professionals across the organisation to develop appropriate interventions.
  • Successfully track the impact of interventions for individual students.
  • Create and maintain Early Help Assessments (EHAs) when necessary and Individual Behaviour Plans for students who are receiving intervention.
  • Establish and maintain supportive relationships with students with the clear aim of developing strategies which engage them with education and learning 
  • Give students appropriate support, guidance and counseling and act as an advocate for students where appropriate
  • Support students who have experienced early life trauma with appropriate strategies
  • Work alongside social care as needed for specific students, liaising with the DSL over any safeguarding concerns.
  • To hold a qualification in First Aid or willing to undertake the training.

Behaviour management

  • Develop high standards of behaviour of students in the Resource, maintaining policies and practices to promote positive student behaviour and achievement. 
  • Monitor and proactively manage behavior through modelling and sharing of appropriate behaviours and effective intervention for any patterns of inappropriate behaviour
  • Deal with any incidents of negative behaviour arising in accordance with School Policy including being on call where needed
  • Develop appropriate packages of intervention which address the needs of individuals and targeted groups of students. 
  • Work with students, staff and home to promote the modelling and sharing of appropriate behaviours and effective use of behaviour management strategies 
  • Manage any interventions in place to support improvement in behaviour in accordance with school policy and systems
  • Maintain standards of school uniform

Working with external agencies

  • Liaise with a network of external agencies to ensure effective intervention for students causing concern
  • Set up, lead and coordinate multi agency meetings as required 
  • Work with other schools to share best practice
  • Take Lead professional role in dealing with social care and other agencies as appropriate
  • Liaise with the local authority on matters relating to attendance
  • Manage work of external agencies such as: School Nurse, CAMHS, School Counselor
  • Consult and liaise with multiple external agencies to provide expert intervention

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not have been identified.

Job holders will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

Notwithstanding the detail in this job description, in accordance with the school’s Flexibility Policy the job holder will undertake such work as may be determined by the Head Teacher/Governing Body from time to time, up to or at a level consistent with the Principal Responsibilities of the job.



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  • Employer: Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School
  • Reference: SEC/22/178957
  • Published: Thu 13/01/2022, 16:14 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/01/2022, 16:14 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 8 £26,999 to £31,371 pro rata, per annum (Actual Salary £24,187)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College , Cheshire

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