Behaviour Lead Teacher Penrice Academy, St Austell, Cornwall

Job description


Behaviour Lead Teacher

Salary: £21,794 per annum
Full Time, Permanent – required as soon as possible

We are looking to appoint a qualified teacher, or someone who has extensive experience working with young people in a school environment, as our Behaviour Lead Teacher. The successful candidate will perform an integral role in our pastoral team here at Penrice Academy. We require a highly organised, confident and flexible individual who will manage and oversee the key provision of our inclusion room and offer a supportive role in promoting positive behaviour across the school.

The successful candidate will monitor, support and deliver short term interventions for students who benefit from being removed from mainstream circulation for a short period of time. This will include supporting students to complete class work in an alternative setting. Another aspect to this role is facilitating restorative processes to support students’ successful reintegration into lessons. Additionally, this diverse role also involves overseeing and managing a range of administrative duties linked to behaviour intervention and pastoral care. Fostering positive working relationships with staff and contributing effectively to the extensive pastoral support within school is a key part of the role.

Penrice Academy is a fast paced, driven and forward thinking school, with a determination to give our students the best possible life chances. We have the highest expectations of our students’ behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes. Our students come to school ready and excited to learn.

Application forms and full details are available from

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Mike Sullivan, Assistant Principal, Behaviour & Attendance by telephone on 01726 72163.

Closing Date: 9.00am Friday 28 February 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 2 March 2020

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link:

Essential educational requirements

-Qualified teacher, or someone who has extensive experience working with young people in a school environment

Essential qualifications

-Qualified Teacher Status
-Attainment of GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or able to demonstrate equivalent numeracy and literacy skills to a Level 2 standard of education).
-Relevant ICT skills.

Essential skills and experience

-Commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people, awareness of current national legislation for safeguarding
-Knowledge and understanding of the needs and issues concerning young people with the ability to relate well to young people and adults.
-Good listening and communication skills.
-Practical skills relating to planning and utilising individual learning programmes.
-Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build relationships with students, staff and parents/carers.
-Ability to maintain accurate records and present information when required.
-Self-motivated and able to work constructively as part of a team.
-Ability to work without close supervision, to deadlines with a methodical approach to work.
-Constantly improve own self practice/knowledge through self-evaluation and learning from others.
-Effective time management skills, with the ability to prioritise workloads.

About Penrice Academy

Charlestown Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR
Penrice Academy website (opens in a new window)