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Behaviour Support Officer

Reference: 0e5fa8a1-2838-421e-a9fc-f6dd92d39a29
Employer: Harris Federation
Location: Not Specified
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Working With Us

Our core values of determination, integrity, curiosity and empathyinspire and nurture a passion for learning and success with a strong sense of inclusivity, individuality and responsibility. We use our voices purposefully as global citizens.

The foundations of achieving our vision are:

  • Outstanding curriculum, with outstanding quality and breadth of education
  • Exceptional teacherswho support students’ passion for learning with the toolsfor success for every individual
  • Relationships, routines and recognitionthat lead to a sense of belonging, wellbeing, mutual respect and exemplary behaviour both within Harris Lowe Academy Willesden and in our local community
  • Post-16excellence with a broad range of pathways, sporting academies and inspiring student leaders
  • Arts and sportsspecialisms that embed essential skills and enable exceptional performance

Ourmoral purposeis to ensure our students and staff have access to the best possible futures and contribute positively to society through an outstanding careers/development programme, excellent leadership, and coaching.

From its origins as the first city academy, the exceptional education we provide takes advantage of the opportunities offered by our privileged location and facilities in the most vibrant, multi-cultural city in the world. The enthusiasm, discipline and ambition of our students combined with the high expectations, outstanding teaching and creative dedication of our staff makes our vision a reality.

Main Areas of Responsibility

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the consistent implementation of the Behaviour for Learning Policy
  • The calm and purposeful entrance and exit of students into/out of the academy
  • Working with the behaviour team to ensure students are monitored and supervised before school, during break and throughout lunch
  • The calm and purposeful movement around the academy between lessons
  • Managing and supervising late detentions every afternoon
  • Ensuring that students enter the building in full academy uniform and if not, following the agreed procedures
  • Ensuring that follow up action is taken for students failing to meet academy standards
  • Following through any issues to do with behaviour as required
  • Informally mentoring students with repeat incidence of exit or exclusion and those on PSPs, including supporting in lessons where appropriate
  • Ensuring that all issues that relate to student safety such as allegations of bullying are passed on for further investigation
  • Supervising students internally excluded or exited from lessons
  • Ensuring that students actively engage with meaningful learning whilst in the supervision room
  • Liaising with teaching staff to ensure appropriate work is provided and appropriate provision is in place
  • Liaising with parents/carers and relevant APs and subject staff to ensure smooth transition to and from internal exclusion
  • Maintaining a calm and purposeful learning environment
  • Liaising with the Heads of House and Assistant Principals to support monitoring of students on behaviour and attendance/punctuality reports
  • Ensuring that designated students have up-to-date report cards and that completed cards are filled appropriately
  • Keeping records of poor punctuality and organise the late detentions
  • Carrying out administrative tasks for the Vice Principal as requested
  • To assist the academy Leadership Group in maintaining the highest standards of attendance and punctuality to lessons including corridor sweeps that ensure that students make their way to lessons punctually
  • Overseeing the registration of students who are late to the academy as required

What We are Looking For

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the range of barriers to learning that students face
  • Training in child protection and safeguarding procedures
  • Basic knowledge of first aid, e.g. emergency first aid course
  • Two years’ experience of working in an inner-city school or educational establishment.
  • Experience of dealing successfully with a range of behaviour issues.
  • Experience of working with staff to ensure excellent behaviour for learning.
  • Experience of working with families.
  • Experience of supervising a group of students for detentions, referral and internal exclusion as appropriate.
  • Experience of working with challenging students and finding ways in which we can meet their needs more successfully
  • Experience of working with students from a range of ethnic backgrounds

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.

Applying for this Position

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includesour Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, and many other benefits. Learn more aboutour benefitson our website.

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