The Behaviour Manager is an essential member of the Academy Team and will play a key part in reducing exclusions, improving engagement and ensuring the development of high performing, impactful behaviour systems in school. Under the direction of the Deputy Head of School for Inclusion, they will take a lead role in ensuring pastoral interventions for pupils, including managing pupil behaviour are implemented effectively and appropriate systems are used to track, monitor and evaluate pupil progress.
The post holder will be required to manage the Internal Fixed Term Exclusion Room and will have responsibility for the environment and the curriculum offered within it.
They will strive for excellence in all they do and be committed to providing first class provision for all our students. Excellent teamwork, high standards and a capacity to work hard will be at the core of their success. They will be flexible with the ability, determination and commitment to work collaboratively with the Head of School to continue the development of the Academy.
· To manage the day-to-day operation of the Internal Fixed Term Exclusion Room.
· To provide behaviour support for the Inclusion Team, ensuring pastoral interventions are implemented effectively.
· To work with staff and students throughout the academy to secure sustainable improvements in attitudes and behaviour.
Essential educational requirements
Relevant experience of working with students with challenging behaviours Relevant experience of running successful individual and small group behaviour focused sessions. Proven track record of working with secondary aged students in an educational / pastoral setting.
Minimum of 5 grade C GCSE level or equivalent, including English and Maths.. Level 3 NVQ or substantial experience / training relevant to the role.
Essential skills and experience
Strong behaviour management skills with an ability to diffuse difficult situations and find constructive ways forward with a focus on removing obstacles to learning. The ability to plan lead and manage behaviour for learning support programmes for KS3 and KS4 students. Ability to engage constructively with, and relate to, a wide range of young people with different social and cultural backgrounds. Emotionally intelligent. Excellent skills including the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Adopts a problem solving approach to conflict. Ability to analyse data and produce detailed reports. Effective and efficient record keeping Ability to identify work priorities and manage own workload. Ability to plan and work independently and without supervision. Good IT skills Ability to work as part of a team.
Cycle to work
Flexible working considered
About South Shore Academy
South Shore Academy is part of Bright Futures Educational Trust. At South Shore, we believe that all students should be supported, stretched and challenged in every lesson during their school-based education so that they can achieve and make choices to help them to live a happy, successful life. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed teachers to work as part of a friendly, successful and hardworking Academy. South Shore Academy has a brand new state of the art building and has a range of incredible facilities including a Sports Hall Complex, Dance and Drama Facilities, Science Labs, ICT Suites, 3G Pitch and much more.
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