This job expired on 11 December 2023

  • Start date details

    Required as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Pay Grade: G £30,825 - £33,945 paid pro rata. Actual salary: £26,630

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience working with young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties or who are disengaged with education
  • Experience of successful intervention with children exhibiting challenging behaviour
  • Experience of working with a range of agencies to provide support for young people
  • Experience of working with young people on a sustained basis in a group or on a one to one basis
  • Experience of writing, reviewing and setting targets
  • Track record of building effective relationships with pupils, parents/carers to bring about positive change

Experience of using MIS systems to record and monitor attendance

  • Level 2/or equivalent passes in Literacy and Numeracy
  • Basic ICT skills

Safeguarding L3

  • Ability to support pupils’ with a range of behavioural and SEMH needs

Knowledge and understanding of the reasons for disaffection in young people

  • Working knowledge of a range of strategies to develop the

behavioural, emotional and social skills of children and young people

  • Working knowledge of MIS systems /for example Integris/SIMS or similar packages to analyse data
  • Ability to intervene confidently and objectively in emotionally charged situations following agreed procedures including potentially violent ones
  • Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding procedures, with particular reference to more vulnerable pupils
  • Ability to keep essential records and to produce clear and concise written reports

Knowledge of range of support available for pupils and their families

  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to be flexible in both time and working practice

Have professional regard for the ethos, policies and practice of the place of work, and high standards of punctuality and attendance.

  • Positive commitment to inclusion
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Resilience to work in crisis situations
  • Ability to form effective working

relationships with young people, their families and other professionals

  • Motivated and enthusiastic

Ability to use initiative and work unsupervised

What the school offers its staff

1. A committed and passionate staff team

2. A strong commitment to your continuing professional development and training opportunities

3. Regular well-being support

4. A supportive environment where your talents will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded

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About Castle School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
School size
45 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@respectschools.co.uk.

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