Job Title: Behaviour and Engagement Intervention Officer
Start Date: As soon as possible and by February 2022
Deadline: 6 December 2021
Interviews: tbc (or as applications received)
Location: Welling School – City Region
Scale: SO1 pro-rata £25,337 (£29,717 FTE) with 2 further increments in scale.
Appointment: Full Time & Permanent 36 hours a week (39 weeks per year)
Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for a bright and successful future and ready for the world in which they will work and live. We are relentless in our pursuit of the very best for all our students. We understand challenges but do not accept them as limitations.
Welling School is an all ability, co-educational 11-18 school, located in the London borough of Bexley. As well as serving our local community we welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds and areas. Each of them bringing their own part to make up the Welling School Community. We are proud to be part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) which is one of the largest Multi Academy Trusts in South East England with over 40 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT family. As well as ensuring our students are knowledgeable and confident at Welling our shared values are to be:
See our website for further information about the school www.wellingschool-tkat.org
We are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic colleague to join our team of committed and dedicated professionals who will do whatever it takes to help our young people achieve great things - beyond expectations.
As part of the Behaviour and Engagement team you will be working to ensure we maintain a calm and orderly learning culture where students are well supported to meet high expectations and be brilliantly successful.
We are looking for an individual with the ability to build strong, supportive and effective relationships with pupils, staff and parents. Someone who can create a variety of strategies to support and mentor pupils to re-engage them with their learning.
Initially working as part of a team to ensure day to day high standards of conduct and engagement this newly created role will develop into providing one-to-one and group work support which helps pupils develop
excellent skills in self regulation and effective organisation - all contributing to ensuring individual engagement and building a successful and ambitious future.
We believe all adults are role models and this role will be no different. Whether helping to ensure students are in the right place at the right time, helping to resolve a difficulty, providing information and advice or supporting students to overcome barriers - this high profile, extremely rewarding role requires a calm, professional approach with high levels of emotional intelligence, energy and drive.
Through regular and meaningful contact you will forge profitable and trusting relationships that inspire confidence. Our new colleague will have an unstinting belief that every young person, whatever their starting point or circumstances, can make and sustain exceptional progress and that our purpose is to change lives. You will work hard to understand their individuality and help resolve barriers to their achievement - making a real difference to our students and our community. No two days will ever be the same - although they will always be rewarding and exciting.
Your previous experience in an educational setting is less important to us than your experience of working with young people and your ability to understand their perceptions and individuality. We are keen to hear from interested colleagues from a variety of relevant backgrounds. Because you have a calm, personable and patient manner and because you are consistent, persistent and interested in them you will know why that is.
Above all our new colleague will have an unstinting belief that every young person, whatever their starting point or circumstances, can make and sustain exceptional progress and that our purpose is to change lives.
You will have access to on-going development opportunities and the support of a forward thinking, successful multi-academy trust. You will be joining a team of strong and experienced staff who will do whatever it takes to help you to succeed in your new and exciting role.
As well as having a passion for young people and their futures our colleague will:
● be an approachable warm professional with the ability to foster excellent relationships
● be resilient and determined with excellent attention to detail
● have a high level of emotional intelligence wand the ability to understand people and their own contexts
● bring an unwavering commitment to doing whatever it takes
● have the ability to engage and inspire others
● be a resourceful problem solver
● To be tenacious and well organised with good time management
This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly ambitious team of staff and make a real impact on our students’ lives.
Contact and Application Information:
Informal discussions and/or visits to the school are actively encouraged. To arrange a visit or discuss the post, please contact Victoria Edwards, HR Adviser on 020 8304 8531 or email email@example.com.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
Safeguarding: TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse: TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.
Access to interview:- should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.
To apply for this post please send a completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for taking the time to consider applying for the post advertised at Welling School. The successful candidate for this post will be a teacher who can take their love of teaching and use it to inspire and motivate students to achieve or...