7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Term time
5 days a week - 37 hours term time plus one day
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£27,741 - £31,346
Actual salary
£23,302 - £26,330

Job summary

Behaviour and Thrive Lead

Are you passionate about helping every child succeed and improve their life chances?
Are you prepared to work collaboratively for the benefit of young people?
Will you offer children the opportunity to experience “life in all its fullness” by doing what it takes, no matter what their starting point or social challenges?
If so, Bolton St Catherine’s Academy would love to hear from you!

The main objectives of this role are:
• To lead and manage the day to day running of Thrive within the Academy
• To lead/ manage therapeutic support including behaviour, emotional and social support to students by modelling/coaching appropriate approaches/interventions.
• To be the link for Alternative Provision providers
• To support parents with parenting approaches.

The post holder will be an individual who:
• has a passion for seeing young people thrive and achieve their full potential, having high expectations for students’ attainment and personal development
• has experience of working with secondary aged young people, some with challenging behavioural and social needs, and is able to employ a range of strategies to encourage them to be positive members of the school community and be the best citizens they can be
• demonstrates personal integrity and professionalism and role models those personal qualities we wish to instill in our students
• has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to form positive and supportive relationships with young people and their parents
• has a detailed knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures
• believes our students deserve the best provision and has the strength of character to advocate on their behalf and challenge appropriately where colleagues are not demonstrating agreed standards
• has the ability and willingness to work flexibly to meet the demands of the role
• is able to work under independently, under pressure and to deadlines
• is a great team player, friendly and professional

In return we can offer:
 fantastic facilities
 a supportive and encouraging staff team
 a paid premium to a Healthcare Cash Plan to claim back contributions towards dental, optical and other medical costs
 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme
 a long weekend in November

Applying for the job

Please complete the Trust application form

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1087 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

About Bolton St Catherine's Academy

Bolton St Catherine’s Academy educates children and young people from 3 to 16 years of age. The values of Bolton St Catherine’s Academy are underpinned by a growing Christian ethos and is an inclusive Academy for those of Christian faith, for those of other faiths, and those of no faith. St Catherine is the patron saint of students and scholars and at Bolton St Catherine’s Academy, learning is at the heart of everything.

Students will leave the Academy with
• Good academic outcomes
• The Christian values of respect, tolerance and service
• A positive and enduring outlook

so that they live happy, healthy and purposeful lives – irrespective of their background or circumstances.

The entire Academy is geared to support every single child as they develop and progress, guaranteeing success for each individual. Bolton St Catherine’s Academy is located in a £36million building with innovative spaces and state of the art facilities to support children’s learning. These facilities are amongst the very best in the country and support in delivering a rich, varied and relevant curriculum.

Challenging targets and goals are set for every single student and staff work tirelessly to ensure these are achieved. Children learn and develop most effectively when they are happy and secure. At Bolton St Catherine’s Academy staff strive to develop an environment in which learners thrive, working to develop trust and mutual respect between everybody within the Academy and beyond.

It is through the school’s new values of Believe, Strive, Care and Achieve, that the Academy will continue to build on the progress it has made. In 2018, the Primary school gained the best KS2 results of any school in the BL2 postcode area and was in the top 3 % nationally for Maths and the top 10% nationally for Writing.

Arranging a visit to Bolton St Catherine's Academy

Please contact HR@boltonstcatherinesacademy.org.uk

School location

Stitch MI Lane, Bolton, BL2 4HU

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