Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    July 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week, Term Time Only plus INSET Days Working hours are: 8.15 am – 4.15pm (3.45pm Friday) (unpaid lunch break)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,296 - £36,468 pa (£26,101 - £31,573 pa pro rata)

Pay scale

NJC GRADE 8 - 9, points 20-28

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an outstanding individual to fill the post of Behaviour and Safeguarding Manager, starting July 2024.

The postholder will play an active role in managing the behaviour, safeguarding and pastoral well-being of our students and help them to manage their own responses on a day to day basis. You will provide care, support, training, guidance, discipline and encouragement to the staff and students in the school. You will be integral in implementing ongoing behavioural interventions, safeguarding practices and ensuring effective communication is maintained throughout the school.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with young people with emotional difficulties or challenging behaviour
  • Have strong behaviour management skills to ensure a calm and quiet learning environment for all
  • Have knowledge of effective intervention programmes and the use of restorative practices
  • Have strong communication skills and experience of multi-agency working
  • Prepare reports for stakeholders involved in the pastoral care of students within and outside school
  • Be able to organise and lead a range of events raising students’ aspirations (training sessions, celebrations and transition events)
  • Providing pastoral expertise and advice as and when required to all staff
  • Line manage a team of staff

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • The chance to work in an oversubscribed, innovative and forward-thinking school
  • Working in a lead DfE behaviour hub school
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to work with well-motivated students and supportive parents
  • A location on the coast very close to main line railway services and road networks
  • Free use of our fitness suite

If you feel you have the necessary skills for this position and would like further information, an application form and job description can be downloaded from the links provided on the school website at or from the school by phoning 01903 237864. Further information about the school and details of how to apply can also be obtained from the school website.

Completed applications should be sent to Mr Panayiotou, Headteacher, at the address above or emailed to

Closing date for applications is Monday 17 June 2024 at 9am, an early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Interviews will be held on Monday 24 June 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

South Downs Education Trust (SDET) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

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About Worthing High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1075 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01903 237 864

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