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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,862.97 - £29,073.58 Annually (Actual) NJC Grade F, SCP22-25

Behaviour Lead job summary

Terms: 37 hours per week over 39 weeks per annum

We are looking to appoint an exceptional individual in the position of Behaviour Lead based at Plymstock School. This talented individual will be required to manage and continue to develop our caring and supportive learning environment for our young people, including the school vision of "Achieving Excellence through Curriculum and Culture".

The post holder will lead and manage the School’s day-to-day behaviour processes, practices and resources, which includes; the behaviour team, the behaviour rooms, behaviour systems, and the preparation of behaviour management information and monitoring data to identify trends. The post holder is expected to proactively provide solutions and suggestions for improving behaviour management across the School.

The focus of this post is to complement the professional work of all staff, including the Senior Leadership Team, teachers and non-teaching support staff by having oversight for implementing the school’s Behaviour Policy. The Behaviour Leader will strive to improve the behaviour and habits of identified pupils whose behaviour is a barrier to their learning, through systematic interventions.

The post holder will lead on identifying pupils with behaviour as a barrier to learning and work with them and their families to improve their behaviour at school.

Our CORE approach is:

C - Conduct: Be safe, follow staff instructions first time

O - Organisation: Be on time, have your essential 8, wear the uniform correctly

R - Respect: Be kind, respect others and the environment

E - Effort: Work Hard, Focus on your own work

What we are looking for:-

  • Recent experience of working closely with children and young people to support improvements in behaviours and attitudes
  • Understanding of the issues related to the motivation, behaviours and attitudes of young people
  • Understanding of the current issues related to disengagement of young people with education
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop successful working relationships
  • Experience of implementing targeted and specialist strategies with individuals/groups in or out of the classroom

We are committed to safeguarding and copies of our policies are available at: click here.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Plymstock School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1671 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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