Post Reference: 2386
Academy: Leeds East Academy
Job Title: Behaviour and Intervention Manager
Grade: SO1 (Actual Salary £31,099 to £32,912)
Hours: 39.5 hours per week, term time only plus 15 days. 7:30am start.
Accountable to: Personalisation Leader
Leeds East Academy is an over-subscribed 11-16 academy that has recently achieved the title of UK Parliament School of the Year. We are a vibrant, diverse and welcoming academy community who are committed to securing our highly ambitious vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ for every single member of our wonderful school. Over the last three years the school has been on a rapid journey of transformation which has resulted in significant improvements in attendance, progress, and behaviour. We received a ‘good’ judgement in our 2019 Ofsted inspection and every member of our community is determined to convert this to outstanding and beyond at our next inspection.
We are proud to be an academy who forms part of the High-Performance Learner international community and our vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ is underpinned by the principles of High-Performance Learner. The principles simply foster the belief that every child can and will perform highly and are able to excel both academically and personally within the right climate and culture. We have worked closely with our academy community to develop a culture and climate in which both staff and students can flourish.
Our academy is committed to delivering an outstanding education to each and every one of our students. We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society.
White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.
•To support the implementation of the academy strategic priorities, focusing predominantly on the promotion of personalised learning to ensure that students can demonstrate positive behaviour and attendance and keep themselves safe.
•The post holder will ensure that the pastoral care, personal development, and safeguarding of students in the year group(s) is of the highest standard. You will address attendance issues; seek help for students in need by liaising with colleagues, parents and external agencies and work closely with all stakeholders to ensure that students feel safe and engage well.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Work proactively to ensure maximum support for students at risk of disaffection from education and to facilitate early intervention.
• Uphold the academy’s principle of respect for all by managing emotions and modelling good behaviour. Incorporate restorative practice and pivotal behaviours throughout all aspects of our work and with all stakeholders.
• Recognise students’ positive contributions and ensure that their achievements are acknowledged through the academy rewards system.
• Regularly engage with colleagues (following the LEA communications protocol), parents and carers to ensure a coordinated, partnership focused approach to dealing with individual student issues.
• Be a positive role model and maintain the professionalism expected in all dealings with colleagues, students, parents, and other professionals.
• Maintain accurate records for all significant interactions, interventions or contact with individual students, their parents/carers, colleagues, and any external agencies using academy agreed systems.
• Develop relationships with students needing particular support in order that behaviour and attendance targets are met.
• Support and enforce the academy uniform policy.
• Track and monitor the progress and attendance of vulnerable students including disadvantaged to ensure the gap is closed with other students.
• As necessary, conduct home visits where students are poor attenders.
• Assist during fire drills/fire emergencies and with other duties designed to keep students safe.
• Attend appropriate courses for personal professional development.
• Undertake before and after school duties, break, and lunch duties, and attend academy meetings and training as directed by your line manager.
• To run daily intervention sessions with students on an Reflective Learning Centre (RLC) routes.
Part of White Rose Academies Trust - Leeds East Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of World Class.
We are securing our vision for World Class by growing our family of exceptional education professionals, dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation in West Yorkshire.
The trust currently employs over 500 members of staff and is responsible for educating and developing almost 4,000 students between the ages of 3 to 16. The trust consists of three secondary schools - Leeds City Academy, Leeds East Academy and Leeds West Academy, and also welcomed its first primary school Alder Tree Primary Academy on 1st December 2020.
We believe the trust is a highly desirable place of work for an ambitious professional, who will be joining one of the most supportive and talented teams in the country.
Closing Date: Monday 8th January 2024, 9am
Shortlisting: Monday 8th January 2024, 9am
Interview Date: Week commencing 15th January 2024
Start Date: As soon as possible, upon successful completion of pre-employment checks
For more information, please visit our website at www.whiteroseacademies.org.
To apply, please complete the application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.
White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.
Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.
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