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    5 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

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£23,654.42 - £25,640.48 Annually (Actual) Pathway 4 Point 14- 18 £23,654.42 - £25,640.48 per annum (FTE £27,334 - £29,269)

Behaviour Support Officer job summary

Behaviour Support Officer

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 37hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

Salary: Pathway 4 Point 14- 18 £23,654.42 - £25,640.48 (FTE £27,334 - £29,269)

Site: ThomasDeacon Academy

Closing date: 05 December 2023

Start: ASAP

Please note – the Trust may decide to interview suitable candidates prior to the advert closing.

About Us

Thomas Deacon EducationTrust is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educationaloutcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies inthe East Midlands. As a multi-academy trust we strive to provideoutstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they canbe.

We put learners, and their learning, atthe heart of everything we do.

Thomas Deacon Academy

The Thomas Deacon Academy that we know today opened in 2007 as oneof the UK’s first and largest academies. Whilst a building does not make aschool, it is worth noting that Thomas Deacon Academy was designed by NormanFoster and Partners and in addition to our impressive main academy ourbeautiful 43-acre campus includes TDA Juniors - a modern, light andpurpose-built Key Stage 2 facility - and expansive playing fields and sportingfacilities.

In September 2018, a new extension to the existing main buildingled to new accommodation being created for a sixth form study centre, refectoryexpansion and staff professional learning centre.

Moving forward, ourcore purpose for the Academy is: “To ensure that each student acquires thenecessary knowledge, skills and character to make a positive contribution tosociety and ‘thrive’ as a global citizen.”

The Academy’s core purposeis supported by our six pillars of character which provide the foundations forour TDA Way.  Our character values are: Curiosity, Commitment, Courage,Compassion, Confidence and Courtesy.

In September 2019, TDAreceived a very positive Ofsted report, judging the academy to be Good overall.Ofsted commented favourably, amongst other things, on the overall leadership ofthe academy, good teaching, positive relationships between staff and studentsand students’ behaviour. The Sixth Form was graded as ‘Good’ and recognised asa strength of the Academy. These aspects of the academy have been maintainedalongside the identified areas for development being addressed.

The Role

Thomas Deacon Academy are looking toappoint a Behaviour Support Officer.

The successful candidate will play a key role in developing and implementing theacademy’s vision for inclusion and high expectations of student behavior and leadand manage the On-Call system so that it provides a comprehensive andconsistent level of support to classroom practitioners in helping to establisha climate which supports effective teaching & learning.

The successful candidate willalso discuss sensitive issues with parents/carers with regard to student behaviour,punctuality or attendance to lessons as well as ensure effective dialogue withparents in accordance with school policies and ensure effective associatedrecording.

TheTrust offers:

Excellentsalary package.

Fantastictraining/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.

Opportunityfor progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.

Useof Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).

LocalGovernment pension scheme.

An engaging, creative and welcomingenvironment to learners who take pride in their school.

An inclusive and collaborativeapproach.

A talented, highly motivated,committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school andacross the trust.

An actively supportive LocalGoverning Body and Trust leadership.

ThomasDeacon Education Trust iscommitted to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and youngpeople and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. TheAcademy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactoryreferences and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and BarringService.

If you have anyquestions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education.

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 Thomas Deacon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2406 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

School location

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