Behaviour Support Manager, Leeds

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Leeds East AcademyLeeds
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: C1-C2, point 22-26 (£20,661-£23,398), TTO + 5 days pro rata, Actual £17,593 - £19,923 (salary dependant on experience)
Contract term: Permanent

Academy: Leeds East Academy

Job Title: Behaviour Support Manager

Grade: C1-C2, point 22-26 (£20,661-£23,398), TTO + 5 days pro rata, Actual

£17,593 - £19,923 (salary dependant on experience)

Accountable to: Behaviour Leader

Leeds East Academy is the most improved school in Yorkshire and the 4th most improved school in the country, celebrating remarkable GCSE results with an outstanding Progress 8 improvement of +1.09. 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.


To contribute to the key objective of the Academy Development Plan, ‘Ensuring that all students have a positive attitude to learning’ and ‘Positive Behaviour is applied consistently across the Academy.

The role will focus on engaging and supporting pupils who need particular help with behaviour management to overcome barriers to learning. Part of this role will be to share the responsibilities of Seclusion and moved room, working with students who have been referred, to help understand and develop techniques allowing them to be successful.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide levels of individual behaviour modification support to pupils as directed by the Behaviour Leader
  • Implement strategies to support pupils with (SEMH) social, emotional, mental and behavioural difficulties, setting challenging and demanding expectations and promoting independence to meet behaviour targets in and outside the classroom
  • Develop one to one and small group mentoring arrangements with pupils with SEMH needs as required and provide support for distressed pupils
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans and Behaviour Support Intervention Plans under the direction of the Behaviour Leader
  • Provide in-class monitoring and support for assigned pupils with SEMH needs so that teaching objectives are met and best use is made of teaching time
  • To provide continuous supervision of the students within the seclusion room ensuring that they work productively and safely
  • To encourage students to reflect on their behaviour and to accept responsibility for their actions
  • To log behaviour incidents on SIMs, complete a daily behaviour log and contribute to a half termly behaviour report

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, Leeds City College 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: 12th November 2018 9.00 am

Shortlisting Date: W/C 12th November 2018

Interview Date:  W/C 12th November 2018 

Start Date: ASAP

For more information, please click apply now. To apply, please complete the application form and return by email by the closing date of 12th November 2018. 

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More about Leeds East Academy
Address: South Parkway, Seacroft, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 6TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2731964