Leeds City Academy requires a Romanian speaking GRT Behaviour Support Worker to carry out the functions of the role to the ethos and expectations of the academy. This role is 37 hours a week term time only plus 5 days.
The purpose of the job is to work with individual and small groups of GRT students who are struggling to manage their own behaviour in relation to Academy rules and expectations. The aim is to help these students to modify their behaviour, be successful in lessons and avoid higher tariff sanctions.
General duties will include the responsibilities outlined below but please refer to the job description and person specification for the main duties and responsibilities of the post.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
• Reinforcing the academies expectations around exemplary behaviour and attitudes in line with the academy Positive Behaviour Policy.
• Translating the behaviour expectations in Romanian to students and parents, verbally and in writing.
• Working with Pastoral, Inclusion, Learning Support, EAL and Curriculum staff in planning and supporting behaviour intervention for target students.
• Collaborating with professional colleagues to develop and maintain close working links with parent / carers and support agencies.
• Working with individual and groups of GRT students who are at risk of seclusion or exclusion.
• Working with individuals and groups of students whose behaviour acts as a barrier to their learning.
• Working with staff to promote and develop classroom strategies to support the learning and inclusion of target students
• Being involved with the admission and induction of new students to the school.
• Providing reports, with the Assistant Principal of KS3, Assistant Principal of Behaviour Safety and Welfare, or the Inclusion Manager, which contribute to annual reporting procedures.
• Liaising with outside agencies to support target students’ curriculum and pastoral needs.
• Monitoring student performance and setting appropriate targets in line with whole school target setting.
• Being involved in liaison with Primary Schools, induction of new students and data collection.
• Helping to establish the school ethos based on the aims of the school.
• Supporting students’ behaviour in class.
• Promoting behaviour strategies for GRT students or students with behaviour difficulties to colleagues.
• Withdrawing students from lessons on a one to one basis to do behaviour modification work.
• Developing resources in Romanian for the Academy website or for leaflets for parents.
• Gathering information about behaviour from subject staff.
• Keeping / updating data on target students for use in reports.
• Meeting new parent / carers to collect information about new students and disseminating this to staff.
• Supporting new students on arrival to access lessons and school procedures.
• Contacting and communicating with parent/ carers of target students as appropriate.
• Setting appropriate student targets, around behaviour, establishing a support package and sharing the information with the relevant people.
• Providing support for target students during exam periods and / or delivering alternative activities for students not taking exams.
• Supporting and collecting information during primary transition.
Leeds City Academy – Aspire Together - Achieve Together
Leeds City Academy is an 11-16 school situated in the vibrant heart of Leeds. We are a smaller academy, enabling our staff to nurture the talent and realise the potential of each and every student. We provide an exceptional education and 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. Our vision at Leeds City Academy is clear: we will be Ofsted rated as outstanding within the next three years.
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 300 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Working in partnership with Gorse Academies Trust, we are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.
We are sponsored by Leeds City College, who provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.
Closing date: Tuesday 23 January at 11:00
Shortlisting: Tuesday 23 January 2018
Interviews: Monday 29 January2018
Start date: As soon as possible
Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. If you have not received an invitation to interview by Thursday 25 January 2018 please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion