37 hours per week, term time + one week (39 weeks per year)Mon - Thurs 8.00am to 4.00pm, Fri 8.00am to 3.30pm (with a half-hour unpaid lunch break)Salary level: SCP 12-17, Actual Salary £19,077 - £21,062 (FTE £22,183 to £24,491)
The successful candidate will work closely with students and families to ensure high standards of safety, welfare and behaviour of students within a specified Year Group. Initially though you will gain experience of different year groups to help develop your understanding of the role and the team and the different approaches to supporting students, parents and staff.
In particular, our focus is on restorative measures and therefore an understanding of these and their impact is highly desirable, as this will enable you to be part of a team which has a pro-active approach to behaviour and safeguarding.
The role and responsibilities include:
- Monitoring, mentoring, and supporting targeted groups of students under the direction of the Head of Year;
- Working with parents, colleagues and external agencies to ensure individual and year group attendance continues to improve;
- Working with parents, colleagues and external agencies as appropriate to ensure student well-being;
- Following the school’s agreed procedures in cases of safeguarding and/or child protection issues;
- Working to ensure that students feel able to communicate concerns and report problems, and that appropriate and effective action follows;
- Responding to parental and student concerns from the school’s concerns helpline;
- Investigating and dealing with day-to-day incidents involving students;
- Participating in monitoring student behaviour through report systems and pastoral support plans;
- Providing a visible presence around school at all times, particularly break and lunchtimes and building up positive and supportive relationships with students;
- Liaising with parents in matters concerning student welfare;
- Attending relevant meetings with students, staff, parents and outside agencies as appropriate and as required (may be outside working hours).
The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:
- Minimum standard of GCSE (grade A*-C) or equivalent, in English and Maths
- A good sense of humour, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
- Recent and relevant experience of working with young people
- Experience of improving student behaviour and outcomes
- The ability to work well both individually and as part of a team
- Good literacy and numeracy skills
- Strong ICT skills and SIMS proficiency
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Within your supporting letter please highlight your experience and two specific points you would look to complete within the first month of your appointment to benefit the students and staff at Bingley Grammar School.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 19 October 2020
Interviews will be held on Thursday 22 October 2020
(In view of the current situation interviews will be conducted remotely)
For more information and to apply please visit our website www.bingleygrammar.org/vacancies or contact our Recruitment team:
T: 01274 807720 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note CVs will not be accepted
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.