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Behaviour Support Worker - Whickham Academy

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/11/2019 23:59
Grade F £22462 - £24799 pro rata to term time only 8.30 - 4.30pm Mon - Thurs, 8.30 - 4pm Fri, term time only
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
11 Nov

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is an exciting time to join our school. We are forward thinking and outward facing in the areas of restorative approaches, diversity and mental health. As a school we believe in restorative approaches and our systems are set up to de-escalate and return children to lessons as much as possible. We also challenge
our pupils to have a growth mindset and to keep trying to be the best they can be, no matter what obstacles they face. There will be significant training offered with this post in the areas of Restorative Justice, Mental Health, Teaching and Learning and Attendance. This role is pivotal to the success of the young people at Whickham School to support pupils to be the very best that they can be.

The successful candidate will have the experience and capability to support learning in the B.I.S, and to plan or adjust activities as appropriate to each student. Working with pastoral staff and under the guidance of your line manager, you will be part of the team ensuring that some of our most our challenging students with behavioural issues, are able to engage with learning and secure the best possible life chances.

At Whickham School we understand that schools are about people and that staff who are happy and enjoy their work are more productive. Therefore, we are committed to ensuring we provide outstanding CPD and an environment that enables exceptional staff well-being. We will support you in your personal and professional development, enabling you to contribute fully to the creative and dedicated teams of dynamic and ambitious staff you will be joining.
We can offer you:

Experience of working in a successful and improving school.
Being part of a dedicated and dynamic team.
A significant investment in your professional development with a personalised training and development programme.

We welcome applications from experienced professionals who understand the world of young people and the obstacles that they face. The successful candidate will have a solution focused outlook and be an advocate for the pupils of Whickham School.

This is a maternity cover from mid December for one year.

If successful you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Closing date midnight 11th November 2019

To apply, please go to our current vacancies on our school website: http://www.whickhamschool.org/about-us/vacancies/ and apply via quick apply on the TES portal

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