Start Date – 1st January 2020
New Scale Point 9-11
Hours per week: 8.30-4.30 (Mon-Thur) 8.30- 4pm Fri - 37 hours per week (0.5 hour lunch)
Term Time only plus 3 days
Lunch times to be taken outside of whole school lunch break; this does not however preclude the Inclusion Manager from applying to be a Midday supervisor.
Purpose: Take a lead role in supporting the inclusive provision for behaviour management
Act as an advocate of the school’s Inclusion for Learning Policy at all times, maintaining a positive and well-managed learning environment.
Have an understanding of pupil behaviour and a variety of behavioural management strategies.
Take the necessary steps to effectively manage pupil behaviour
Facilitate achieving school objectives and improvement initiatives related to pupil behaviour and wellbeing
Undertake training, attend INSET days and carry out relevant CPD to further develop understanding of pupils’ social, mental and emotional health (SMEH) needs and resulting behavioural difficulties.
Participate in performance management/appraisal arrangements.
Undertake necessary administrative work, ensuring all records of behaviour management within the school are kept up-to-date.
Reports to: SLT
Liaises with: Raising Standards Leads/ Head of Year, Attendance Team, Student support team, EWO, SLT, teaching and support staff within the school, external agencies, pupils and families.
Guiding principles: To focus on developing the ’learning character’ of students in line with the school virtues
Focus on the individual students and their aspirations, eliminating barriers to achievement.
Consistent high standards of learning and progress across the College.
Efficient and effective communication with all stakeholders.
It is expected that the Inclusion manager will work at a strategic level in collaboration with the Lead Learners, Raising standards Leads and Attendance teams and SLT to promote these key principles and school improvement.
• To manage the internal inclusion room ensuring all students are supported with their learning and behaviour.
• Build positive relationships between staff and students using appropriate restorative justice approaches.
• Ensure that all staff members are aware of the school’s Inclusion and Behaviour Policy.
• Provide staff members with advice regarding behaviour management strategies to improve classroom behaviour and create a healthy learning environment with the Teaching and Learning Lead.
• Provide induction training to all staff joining the school – link with Induction Policy.
• Act as a point of contact for staff members with behaviour related concerns so that all staff members are aware of the correct procedure to follow when reporting a behaviour related incident.
• Assist with implementing individual pupils’ learning plans, pastoral support plans and behaviour contracts; Make necessary staff members aware of individual pupils’ behavioural needs.
• Coordinate and assist with the removal of students that breach the schools rules.
• Act as the point of contact between parents and the school with regard to student behavior.
• Liaise with Primary Transition lead/team for effective transition of students with behavioural needs.
• Make staff members aware of effective de-escalation and calming strategies.
• Ensure resources are suitable for learning activities and effectively support the needs of pupils.
• Ensure consistent compliance of policies and procedures relating to safeguarding and child protection, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection throughout the school.
• Develop and implement effective behaviour management strategies across the school, including discipline systems.
• Ensure all behavioural events are recorded on the school’s management information system; parents receive this information.
• Contribute to and undertake risk assessments of pupils, identifying where help is needed.
• Develop and implement policies and procedures in order to support pupils’ SEMH.
• Assess the needs of pupils and use specialist knowledge to support pupils’ learning and behavioural development.
• Provide feedback in relation to pupils’ progress, achievement, behaviour and attendance.
• Contribute to the writing of individual pupils’ learning plans, pastoral support plans, behaviour risk assessments and behaviour contracts with RSLs/HOY.
• Ensure tracking and monitoring reports are sent weekly to SLT/RSL/HOY
• Lead on the monitoring and support of pupils returning to school following exclusion or an extended period of absence.
• Ensure all pupils have equal access to learning using appropriate strategies and resources, where necessary.
• Liaise with pastoral staff members to ensure the wellbeing of pupils and their full participation in school life.
• Raise any concerns regarding pupils’ behaviour with the relevant RSL/HOY.
• Implement any specific arrangements for individual pupils, ensuring that relevant staff members are aware of the measures in place.
• Provide individual pastoral support to pupils, where necessary.
• Continuously motivate and challenge pupils, whilst promoting and reinforcing self-esteem.
• Establish constructive relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues to assist home-school communication and facilitate attendance.
This job description will be reviewed and updated periodically in order to ensure that it relates to the job performed or to incorporate any proposed changes. This procedure will be conducted by the Headteacher or line manager in consultation with the post-holder. In these circumstances it will be the aim to reach agreement on reasonable changes but if agreement is not possible management reserves the right to make changes to the job description following consultation.
It is the post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people for whom he/she comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the College’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times.
If, in the course of carrying out the duties of the post the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the College he/she must report any concerns to the College’s Child Protection Officer.
• To have the ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.
• Appreciate the significance of safeguarding and interprets this accurately for all individual children and young people whatever their life circumstances.
• To have a good understanding of the safeguarding agenda and can demonstrate an ability to contribute towards a safe environment.
• The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.