Location: Putney, Southwest London
Salary: Ark Support Inner London Scale 9 point 28 £39,530 pro rata for term time.
Working pattern: Term time
Start date: As soon as possible
Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Friday 23 February.
Interviews will take place on a rolling basis so early application is advised.
About the role:
We are seeking to appoint a Behaviour Lead to contribute to the strategic leadership of the academy, ensuring effective behaviour management systems and procedures are consistently implemented. This role requires a confident and experienced leader of behaviour management who has excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and manage large groups of students in a complex inner-city environment with established systems and routines.
· Have experience of raising attainment and managing behaviour of students in a challenging context.
· Have knowledge or experience of various intervention strategies.
· Be experienced in establishing effective, appropriate relationships with challenging young people and their families.
· Support staff in restorative conversations with students.
· Have a genuine belief in the potential of every student.
· Be a team player who can work collaboratively as well as using your own initiative.
· Have right to work in the UK.
· Qualified to degree level and above.
If you share our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you!
View the full job description and person specification here: Behaviour Lead.pdf
About our school:
Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth. We’re a mixed school with 855 students, ranging from year 7 through to sixth form.
We adopt a holistic view to educating young people. Through our commitment to inclusion, equality and attainment, we prepare every student to be a pillar of any community.
In our 2022 Ofsted inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in every category with real strengths in teaching and learning, curriculum breadth and personal development.
We’ve also been celebrating a successful year so far with strong GCSE results that place Ark Putney in the top 20% nationally for progress and ahead of other schools in the local area. This reflects our excellent teaching and the dedication of our staff both to the students and each other.
· Tailored professional development based on the needs of the individual and department to ensure everyone achieves their full potential.
· 26 days paid holiday per year.
· Enrolment in local government pension scheme with Ark Schools contribution of 19%
How to apply:
Please visit www.arkputney.org/vacancies and submit your application. Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you. To arrange a visit, an informal chat or for any queries, please contact Julie Rickard email@example.com.
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. To meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.
We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation
where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their
full potential. We want to reflect and
represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that
doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s
diversity and inclusion commitments, please click this link
post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the
ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.
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