Behaviour Support Officer

Kelvin Hall SchoolKingston upon Hull

Behaviour Support Officer

Grade 4, Scp 5-7, £13,392 - £13,933 (actual salary per annum)

30 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:00pm (30 minutes lunch break)


Starting September 2021

Kelvin Hall School is part of Thrive Co-operative Learning Trust, formally YHCLT which was formed in September 2016 and is now responsible for 9 schools across Hull, 2 secondary and 7 primary schools. 

We are committed to ensure that all of our schools have access to high quality support services to underpin the excellent work our schools do in educating our pupils. 

Required to start as soon as possible, a Behaviour Support Officer to provide pastoral and learning support to students at Kelvin Hall School. You will work alongside the Pastoral Year Leaders assisting in the implementation of agreed support strategies and restorative practice where necessary. We are looking for someone who believes in building strong relationships with students and families and is willing to go the extra mile to support them in being successful both in and outside of school. The role is to provide support and guidance to students, including support programmes to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist in the management and care of pupils around the school.   You will possess excellent communication skills and work closely with parents/carers.  In addition, you will be required to support student supervision before school and at break and lunch times.

The successful candidate will have;

 GCSE grade C or equivalent in English

The ability to establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model

An understanding of the various barriers to learning, particularly in relation to those that would affect behaviour

Experience of working in a school environment or similar for at least one year

 In addition, the following personal qualities;

 To be empathetic and a good listener

To be encouraging and motivating

Excellent interpersonal skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking School which is committed to academic excellence; continual development of staff; and innovative teaching and learning strategies. This is within the context of outstanding pastoral care and curricular provision to ensure the best possible student experience.

Closing date: Thursday 16th September 2021, 4pm

Interviews: Week commencing 20th September 2021

Visits to the school are challenging in the current climate but we recognise the importance of a visit when considering an application. Should you wish to have an informal and completely confidential discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Mr P. Cavanagh (Executive Headteacher) via email or telephone Kelvin Hall School on mobile number  07534471662 to arrange this.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Applications must be submitted using our application form.

Thrive Co-operative Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and young people. Each school has a robust Child Protection Policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the School. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

A candidate’s suitability to work with children will be explored at all stages of our recruitment process. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children .

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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