We are looking to appoint a highly motivated individual to join our Inclusion team. We believe that every student at Baysgarth School will achieve their very best and the Inclusion team work to ensure that any barriers to success are addressed. We strive to develop outstanding behaviour across the school and have the very highest expectations of our students at all times. This is a great opportunity to join the school at an exciting time.
A stone’s throw from the heart of the UK’s City of Culture for 2017, overlooking one of the 20th Century’s most impressive construction projects and located at the heart of the burgeoning UK centre for renewables, Baysgarth School is now in the most exciting phase of its history. In November we moved into our brand new state-of-the-art campus which comprises Baysgarth School, Baysgarth Sixth Form, the Humber Skills Centre and Baysgarth Sports Village. The school has risen quickly to become one of the top five schools in the Humber region for outcomes and in the top 10% of schools nationally. We are an Ofsted rated Good school with the ambition to become Outstanding by 2018.
The Head Teacher has many years’ experience of transforming outcomes in a number of secondary schools and at the heart of his vision is creating and developing close-knit teams, focused on collaboration, mutual support and risk-taking. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate their commitment to the core principles and values of ambition, fairness, consistency, rigour and putting students first.
The colleague appointed to this team will enjoy working with students on a 1-1 basis and in small groups. They will be confident in addressing challenging behaviour with positive outcomes and have a successful background in addressing barriers to learning. They will be able to form strong, mutually respectful relationships with student, parents, staff and colleagues from outside agencies, ensuring the most effective support is provided for their students. The role of Learning Manager is key providing support for students in order to ensure they fulfil their potential and aspirations. The postholder will monitor all students in their allocated year groups in terms of their academic progress, attendance and behaviour; providing intervention and support where needed to ensure students are successful.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Analysing academic, attendance and behaviour data to identify and prioritise students needing support
- Ensuring behaviour at the school is outstanding; providing information, support and guidance for teaching staff in promoting positive behaviour
- Implementing, monitoring and evaluating positive behaviour plans, pastoral support plans and Early Help Assessments
- Working with the Designated Safeguarding Lead to support Vulnerable children
- Working collaboratively with outside agencies ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all students
The following qualifications and experience are essential:
- GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) Grade C or above
- Experience of working in a secondary school with students with challenging behaviour
- Experience of mentoring students
- Experience of working with outside agencies
- Experience of child protection issues
Baysgarth School is an 11-18 comprehensive with approximately 770 pupils on roll. The successful candidate will be expected to have pride, passion, positivity and vision and a desire to ensure the school has the highest possible reputation in the local community and beyond.
Baysgarth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for enhanced disclosure from the DBS.
If you are inspired by the challenge and responsibility of this opportunity, we would like to hear from you. Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the North Lincolnshire Council website or requested from the school. If you would like to discuss any aspect of the post, please feel free to contact the Deputy Head Teacher, Jade Driscoll, at the school.