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Behaviour Officer

Prendergast Vale SchoolLewisham

We wish to appoint a Behaviour Officer to join our Inclusion Team. The focus of the role is to support the work of teachers by operating the schools behavioural support systems e.g. Inclusion Room, On Call system. As part of our Inclusion team you will work with students whose behaviour is a barrier to their learning and social inclusion.

You will understand and implement the school’s Behaviour policy issuing rewards and sanctions, investigate incidents that may arise within the school, taking statements from students and responding to staff accounts of incidents. You will provide mentoring, e.g. anger management, behaviour support to identified students to meet their needs in overcoming barriers to learning and social inclusion.

You will have: 

  • experience of working with children / young people preferably in a school, youth club or similar environment; 
  • the skills required to liaise effectively with parents/carers, students, teachers and other stakeholders;  
  • knowledge and understanding of Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, Equal Opportunities and approaches to inclusion.  
  • a good standard of literacy and numeracy along with IT literacy skills.

Hours:   35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time only plus 5 INSET days)

Prendergast Vale School is an all through school, nursery to Year 11, and rated as Good by Ofsted in February 2018.  It is one of the top performing mixed schools for E-Bacc in Lewisham. The school benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the Federation.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Inclusion Team and further strengthen the support that we provide to our students.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who ensure that the academic and social development of every student is at the heart of what they do.

To apply, please click here.

Closing Date: 9:30am on Monday 6 December 2021

Interviews: Friday 10 December 2021

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references. 

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