Behaviour Support / Cover Supervisor (Senior Student Support Officer), Bethnal Green / East London

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Raine's Foundation SchoolBethnal Green / East London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Scale 5, Spine Point 22-25 (depending on experience) £24,618 - £26,658 pro rata
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Behaviour Support/Cover Supervisor (Senior Student Support Officer)

Term-Time + 1 (=39 weeks + holiday entitlement) - I Year contract in first instance.

NJC Scale 5, Spine Point 22-25 (depending on experience) £24,618 - £26,658 pro rata

Hours: (8.30 am -4.00 pm) 35. hours per week

Raine’s Foundation School is a smaller than average 11-18 Church of England School.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Student Support Officer who will also act as 

Cover Supervisor based in Mainstream and/or in the schools Learning Support Unit as well as Administrative support duties. 

Job Purpose:

  • Provide efficient and effective support to      students across key areas of front-facing work
  • The role involves working with small groups of      children with challenging social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.      These pupils may have complex emotional and behavioural needs that need to      be carefully managed, and experience of working with these kinds of      learners would be desirable
  • To be a member of the Pastoral Team working      alongside Heads of Learning and the senior Leadership Team.
  • The persons appointed will be required to work in      either the schools mainstream and or our Learning Support unit. 
  • To make a significant contribution to the vision      and direction of Raine’s Foundation School.
  • To cover lessons for staff absences as and when      required

This role will suit someone who is highly organised.

  • Previous experience of working as a Teaching      Assistant or Youth Worker; Behaviour Support Assistant would be an      advantage.
  • Demonstrate an ability to be flexible in their      approaches 
  • Be      able to establish meaningful positive relationships quickly
  • Have a well-established range      of strategies for coping with sometimes challenging situations
  • Guide the pupils’ learning      towards independence
  • Be committed to Raine’s      Foundation Schools ethos of high expectations 
  • Have the resolve to make a      real difference to the lives of pupils.
  • Have good administrative      skills.

If you have experience of or an interest in working with young people aged 11 – 18 and can demonstrate a calm and steady manner, effective communication and interpersonal skills and be a positive role model we would welcome your application.

Applicants must be efficient, adaptable, personable, and share the vision of excellence within the School “Achieving Excellence by Unlocking Potential”

Please contact Alison Deady, PA to the Head teacher, for an information pack or down load from the school website 

Further details and an application pack are available from the school office to which completed forms should be returned:

As part of our safer recruitment procedure the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 18th July

The interview will take place: Thursday 19th  July

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More about Raine's Foundation School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Approach Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9LY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 9811231
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