Restorative Practice Manager

Leeds East Academy

C3 .19 - .22 £25,294 - £26,843 pro rata, £22,092 - £23,444 Term Time only plus 10 days (salary dependent on experience)

Accountable to: Vice Principal for BAPD and Student Experience

Leeds East Academy is a diverse and vibrant school community which has recently been judged as ‘Good’ across all areas of the Ofsted framework. In the Ofsted report inspectors commented; 'Leaders' aspirations for the school are high. They are determined that all of their pupils, regardless of background, will achieve as highly as possible. Leaders have created an ambitious and optimistic culture across the school'. 

The school has been on a rapid journey of improvement securing a Progress 8 score in 2018 in line with the national average. Housed within a state-of-the-art school building, Leeds East Academy is now the premier choice of school for families in the local area. Leeds East Academy is also a highly desirable and dynamic establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining a forward thinking organisation, committed to securing the highest educational, professional and personal standards for the community we serve.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our team. The role of Restorative Practice Manager will focus on engaging and supporting pupils who need specific help with behaviour management. The post holder will assist in the production of one to one and targeted group programmes to enable students to overcome barriers to learning and ensure consistently high levels of behaviour from all students, moulding high standards and expectations.

Duties and Responsibility:

  • To develop and implement practices that reflect the academy’s commitment to improving behaviour and attendance using restorative practice

  • Provide levels of individual behaviour modification support to pupils

  • Implement strategies to support pupils with social, emotional, mental and behavioural difficulties (SEMH), setting challenging and demanding expectations and promoting independence to meet behaviour targets both inside and outside the classroom

  • To communicate clear purpose and vision to staff, students and parents for improving behaviours of all stakeholders and whole academy strategic direction based upon the academy core values

  • To model the vision and values of the academy

  • To contribute to the strategic development of the academy by implementing whole academy initiatives, monitoring and reporting on key outcomes

  • To make a measurable contribution to whole school targets

  • To support, facilitate and monitor the behaviour and attendance of designated student cohorts on a termly basis to ensure a significant contribution to the Academy Development and Improvement Plan

  • To encourage students to reflect on their behaviour and to accept responsibility for their actions

  • Develop restorative practices to strengthen the relationships between teachers and students once a formal sanction has been given

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - 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 Outstanding 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.

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. The 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. The Trust employs almost 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.

We benefit hugely from our sponsor, Leeds City College which, along with the White Rose Academies Trust, is part of the Luminate Education Group. Other members of the group include Leeds College of Music, Keighley College and Harrogate College. Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our academies. They also share our vision of creating a truly outstanding Trust.

Closing Date: 1st June 2020

Shortlisting: W/C 1st June 2020

Interview Date: W/C 1st June 2020

Start Date: 1st September 2020

To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.


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