Behaviour & Attendance Manager – Non Teaching, Leeds

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Leeds East AcademyLeeds

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SO1 P23 - 25 £28,449 Pro Rata £25,692
Contract term: Permanent

Academy: Leeds East Academy

Job Title: Behaviour & Attendance Manager – Non Teaching

Grade: Hours: SO1 P23 - 25 £28,449 Pro Rata £25,692 39 hours per week, term time only plus 15 days. 7.30am start.

Accountable to: Behaviour and Attendance Leader 

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'. Over the last 3 years three years 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 new 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 world-class establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining one of the most productive, supportive and talented leadership teams in the country.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to improving outcomes, aspirations and life chances of our young people. 


To focus predominantly on the promotion of positive student behaviour, excellent attitudes to learning and outstanding attendance. 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.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Work proactively to ensure maximum support for students at risk of disaffection and to facilitate early intervention.

·         Use whole academy student tracking information to have an oversight of the pastoral progress of all students in the year group, planning for future interventions and set measurable improvement targets against specific Key Performance Indicators.

·         Prepare and present reports and Impact Presentations to the Behaviour & Attendance Leader/Pastoral and Senior Leadership Team, regarding the behaviour and attendance of individuals and the year group as a whole.

·         Help 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 within the academy and ensure that their achievements are acknowledged through the academy rewards system.

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 outstanding by 2020.

We're securing our 2020 vision for Outstanding by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared the goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation of 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 over 370 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.

We benefit hugely from our sponsor, The Luminate Education Group, which is one of the largest and most successful FE/HE College Groups in the UK.   Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our Academies.  They also share our vision of creating a truly Outstanding Trust.

As a Trust, we also work very closely with the Outstanding GORSE Academies Trust through our membership of the GORSE SCITT and via accessing the Stephen Longfellow Academy Provision.

Closing Date: 16th July 2019  - 12.00 pm  

Shortlisting Date: W/C 16th July 2019

Interview Date:  22nd July and 23rd July 2019 

Start Date: September 2019 / Asap

For more information, please visit our website at .  To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date of 16th July 2019 at 12.00pm. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.


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More about Leeds East Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: South Parkway, Seacroft, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 6TY, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 113 2731964
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