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  • Start date details

    Wednesday 21 August 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,707.00 - £25,982.00 Annually (FTE) Approx Starting Salary £21,138

Behaviour Support Mentor (BRA089BC) job summary

Behaviour Support Mentor

Braunstone Community Primary School

Grade 7, Pay point 11 – 14 (£24,707 - £25,982)

Approximate pro-rata starting salary - £21,138

Working 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

Monday to Thursday 08:00am - 16:00pm and Friday 08:00am - 15:30pm. 30 minute lunch.

Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Braunstone Community Primary School for an individual to join our behaviour and relationship team as a behaviour mentor. Your role will involve leading pastoral interventions in order to support our children’s social, emotional and mental health needs, emotional literacy and social interaction. You will also be led by our phase leads to ensure behaviour is well supported within the classroom and vital links between home and the school are maintained. As one of our mentors, you will develop your own timetable to work flexibly in supporting the well-being of our young people and encourage them to be reflective and responsible.

Why choose Braunstone Community Primary School?

It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We believe that emotional wellbeing is essential in developing positive behaviour and academic success. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake midday supervision duties.
  • To provide toileting support to pupils as necessary.
  • To lead an extra-curricular activity under the direction of the school but with limited direct supervision.
  • To escort and supervise pupils on educational visits and out of school activities, ensuring their health, safety and well-being.
  • To contribute to assessing and developing plans to meet the personal support needs of children and young people with additional requirements and assist in the implementation and evaluation of the plans.
  • To monitor behaviour and attendance trends, to identify any patterns of absence and lateness and work with colleagues and parents to seek ways of helping the pupil to attend school more regularly.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Level 2 qualifications in maths/numeracy and English/literacy OR able to demonstrate competency in literacy and numeracy equivalent to level 2.
  • Experience of supporting teaching and learning in a formal setting.
  • Have experience of working with children with medical needs.
  • Knowledge of child protection and health and safety procedures.
  • Able to maintain a calm and constructive approach in difficult situations

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.

What we offer:

  • Flexible working options
  • Support for continuous professional development in the role
  • Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
  • Highly committed and motivated Team
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  • Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym discount
  • Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
  • A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues

More about Discovery Schools Trust

Discovery Schools Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence are shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Please note that interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.

Safeguarding Statement: We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

While we acknowledge the advantages of AI in crafting personal statements for applications, we strongly encourage and expect applicants to personalise and tailor responses. Please note that the Trust may utilise AI checking solutions during the application review process and will be considered when shortlisting.

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)
medical
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 Braunstone Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
434 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Braunstone Community Primary School is part of the Discovery Schools Academies Trust group and is a very special place. Visitors often comment positively on the children’s warm welcome, their enthusiasm and also on staff’s commitment and dedication.

We understand the power of education and take very seriously our duty to give your children the best start in life. Our learning community combines high expectations with quality learning and relationships to ensure that every child achieves a personal best.

Our last Ofsted inspection in September 2019, rated us ‘Good’ in all areas. We are very proud to be a member of this community. We continue to strive for continuous improvements in everything we do. Our commitment is to be the best we can be and to help your children become successful, happy and respectful young people. Their learning and personal development are our driving force.

We believe that every child in our school should be treated as if they were our own.

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