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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 8.00am – 16.00pm (including an unpaid lunch break of 30 minutes across four days of the week and 1 hour one day of the week) Term Time Only, + Inset Days

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Pay Scale, Grade 4, Point 8 - 20 £22,777 to Grade 6, Point 20 - £28,371 FTE (actual salary £19,560 - £24,364 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Purpose

To work as a central part of the Pastoral/Behaviour team to lead the Alternate Provision Centre for Barnwood Park School. The centre operates at the heart of the school enabling students across the school to learn disruption-free lessons. For students who have chosen by their actions to not be part of the daily life of the school, the centre exists to ensure that they will continue their own learning separate from their peers. The successful applicant will ensure that all aspects of their educational provision are in place for the period of time they are out of mainstream lessons.

The postholder is expected to be flexible in their approach to their working practices and duties and to carry out all reasonable requests as required by their line manager including:

  • Supporting the school Alternate Provision Centre and to uphold the school's behaviour policy.
  • Supporting students to be the best they can be.
  • Work together as part of a team.
  • Undertaking any training organised by the school

  • Main Duties / Responsibilities
  • The centre is fully operational each day to receive any student who has been excluded from class (in line with the behaviour policy)
  • Supervising students in a working environment within the Alternate Provision Centre (APC)
  • Monitoring and marking students work while in APC to a good standard
  • Day to day administration tasks to include registering students, updating class charts and communicating with parents
  • The high level of expectations is made clear to every student, are adhered to and standards are maintained by staff who visit or work in the centre
  • The centre is effective through assessing the needs of individuals regularly sent to APC and referring issues where necessary to the Assistant Headteachers for Behaviour (KS3 & KS4), Heads of Year or SENCo
  • Following the process of booking each student into the centre ensuring records are kept up to date, notifying parents and staff in line with our Behaviour Policy
  • Collating, analysing, updating and presenting APC data
  • Liaising with teachers to ensure follow up restorative conversations occur
  • Ensuring each student is provided with an appropriate study/resource pack of learning material from their Key Stage for the duration of their time in APC
  • The supervision timetable (which involves staff covering some lessons) is being adhered to. This will involve covering the transition times between lessons and break times and reporting failure of any staff to attend to the Assistant Headteacher of Behaviour. The successful applicant will cover break and lunch in APC
  • To organise and obtain learning resources from each subject area for the centre so that it can be self-sufficient in operation
  • To make a recommendation for a fixed term suspension to the Assistant headteacher of Behaviour for any student who chooses to continue to defy the expectations of the school
  • To reduce the amount of fixed term suspensions through defiance/failing APC
  • Staff who come for the ‘Restorative Conversations’ are directed to an appropriate space/room
  • Students who are formally signed out after their sanction period to return to lessons
  • Administer all communications for after school detentions
  • Support the successful provision of homework at Barnwood Park School to allow it to run smoothly, allowing all students to access the provision
  • Any other tasks as reasonably directed by the Assistant Headteachers of Behaviour (KS3 & KS4)
  • Personal Responsibilities
  • To play a full part in the life of the school community and to encourage staff and students to follow this example
  • To actively promote school policies and procedures
  • To be responsible for own continued professional development
  • To comply with the schools Health & safety Policy and undertake risks assessments as appropriate
  • To be courteous to colleagues and visitors face to face or via telephone calls and provide a welcoming environment
  • To attend meetings scheduled in the school calendar
  • To adhere to the schools Safeguarding Policy

What the school offers its staff

All Staff Benefits

  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
  • Onsite parking and cycle storage
  • Free access to school fitness suite
  • Family-focused leave
  • Wellbeing Programme
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Food offering before Parents’ Evening
  • Full access to an online CPD package & lots of career development opportunities
  • Staff friendly Admissions Policy

Teacher Benefits

  • Strategically planned INSET to support PPA

Commitment to safeguarding

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from all sections of the community irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or age.

This appointment is subject to verification of the right to work in the UK.

Copies of the following policies relevant to the recruitment process can be found on our website www.barnwood-park.gloucs.sch.uk
Safer Recruitment Policy, Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy, Equality Policy (p12)

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About Barnwood Park School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
889 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01452 530389

Barnwood Park is a co-educational 11-16 comprehensive school. This is a very exciting time to be considering joining us as have completed our transition to being a fully mixed, growing and successful comprehensive school. We have gone through a period of steep improvement since 2012 and we won an award from the DfE in 2015 for being one of the most improved schools in the country; we were officially recognised as a Good school by Ofsted in 2019.

Barnwood Park have a committed staff team and a very high staff retention rate. We are looking for someone who will complement our team and support the school in its relentless focus on teaching and learning, seeking to increase the rates of progress and student achievements. We have a comprehensive and exciting CPD programme for all staff, so whether you are an experienced teacher or an ECT, we can offer you plenty of opportunities to develop.
In addition to this, we can also offer you:
• A strong and supportive Leadership Group
• An excellent body of motivated and innovative staff
• A diverse group of hardworking youngsters of all abilities who thrive on caring, challenging and inspiring teaching
• Professional support and development opportunities which will enable you to work creatively and innovatively in order to deliver high quality educational experiences for the students at Barnwood Park.
This post would be very suitable for an ECT, who would receive excellent support from the Department and our Deputy Head who supports all ECTs in school to feel happy, successful and part of the Barnwood Park family.

Arranging a visit to Barnwood Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@barnwood-park.gloucs.sch.uk.

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