Behaviour Advocate - Highdown School

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR

This job expired on 7 August 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£18,887 - £19,264

Actual salary

£16,155 - £16,477

Behaviour Advocate - Highdown School job summary

37 hours per week. Term time only plus 5 x staff training days

We are looking to appoint a Behaviour Advocate to join our Pastoral Team to work with students to promote our whole school emphasis on excellent behaviour for learning.

You will also assist with the school’s behaviour referral rota which involves working positively with students and staff where there may be difficulties in the classroom. Your role will also involve working with students to improve punctuality and attendance.

You will need to be enthusiastic, committed and hardworking. You will need a high level of interpersonal skills and be highly motivated and enthusiastic about working alongside young people and teachers and maintaining strong relationships with parents.

Why Highdown School?
• We are a Good School with many outstanding features which continues to rapidly improve
• We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
• Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities

For details and an application form visit our websitewww.highdown.reading.sch.uk. Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by emailhnb@highdown.reading.sch.ukor call 0118 901 5800

Closing date: Sunday 7th August 2022
Interviews: Thursday 18th August 2022

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1571 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Highdown was awarded academy status in 2010 and was judged to be a good school by Ofsted in April 2015.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a thriving school where all students are challenged to reach excellence every day.

Our most important resource is our staff. Therefore, we aim to create the conditions and culture within the academy that make Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre a rewarding place to work. We are committed to investing in staff professional learning and leadership development, taking action to rationalise workload, promote mental and physical health and wellbeing, and encourage collaboration and peer support.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, teaching and support staff (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

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