Immediate Start - Grade 6
37 hours, 39 weeks per year - Actual Salary £18,771 (part time considered)
We are seeking to appoint a Behaviour Mentor who will be part of our highly successful pastoral team.
This non-teaching role has significant input in developing and implementing the operating processes and procedures as well designing the programme of support and intervention, which will make this provision a success. To think and plan creatively will be essential. Experience of working in behaviour management settings and with young people who are in secondary education, will be a strong feature of the application process.
The successful candidate will work with our students to help improve behaviour and remove barriers to learning, so that they are able to thrive and make excellent progress. 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 in 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.
To arrange an informal discussion please contact Sarah Bradney, HR Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further details please visit our website: www.hccs1978.co.uk
N.B. Applications will only be accepted on the school’s application form. Completed applications should be submitted to: email@example.com .
Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School & Sixth Form College is an equal opportunities employer and the Academy is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing date: 16th May 2022
Executive Head Teacher: Nigel Bielby
Web Site: www.hccs1978.co.uk NOR: 1303 including 203 in the Sixth Form)
The Behaviour Mentor’s role is to fulfil the expectations of our inclusive ethos and our core purpose of ‘preparing learners for a changing world’. A significant part of the role is to work with students, teachers, support staff and families to establish and maintain productive working relationships as well as providing behaviour focused mentoring and counselling to improve behaviour, attitudes to learning, school and self.
The Behaviour Mentor will also liaise across our pastoral teams to create effective intervention programmes around individual behavioural, social and emotional needs so that students are able to play a full part in mainstream education and to self-manage their behaviour. By removing barriers to learning, the Behaviour Mentor will play their part in ensuring that every child has the opportunity to be the best that they can be.
Roles and Responsibilities
Ensure that the safeguarding of our students is at the core of all aspects of the role
Establish and maintain supportive relationships with students with the clear aim of developing strategies which engage them with education and learning
Establish constructive relationships with parents and carers including the exchanging of information and facilitating their support for their child’s behaviour
Lead and implement behaviour intervention programmes and work closely with the pastoral team and teachers to ensure continuity of behaviour provision throughout the school
Monitor and evaluate students’ responses and progress against support plans through observation and monitoring
Receive and supervise students excluded from classes and support students’ access to learning using appropriate strategies and resources
Develop and embed the working practice, ethos and function of internal Alternative Provision
Assess the needs of pupils in Alternative Provision and support students’ learning and positive behaviours
Ensure the successful integration of students into the school and lessons
Contribute to the maintenance of basic standards of behaviour and uniform
Keep up to date with HCCS policies, professional development and procedures
Uphold the aims and objectives of HCCS and ensure these are reflected in day to day work
Notwithstanding the detail in this job description, the post holder will undertake such work as may be determined by the Executive Headteacher/Board of Governors from time to time, up to or at a level consistent with the main responsibilities of the job.