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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£29,412 - £31,242

Pay scale

Grade 2 (Inner London)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join Harris Academy Morden as a Pastoral Faculty Coordinator.

You will support staff and students promoting a safe environment with excellent levels of behaviour so everyone is entitled to learn, overcoming barriers to learning working with colleagues in the academy and using a wide range of techniques.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Qualifications to A level or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers
  • Some knowledge of strategies in working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Awareness of Health and Safety issues in the workplace
  • Experience of working directly with young people in an education or training environment, supporting the learning of students
  • Experience of establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, at all levels
  • Experience of managing and being responsible for own workload


What the school offers its staff

At Harris Academy Morden we pride ourselves on the inclusive approach and caring environment we have developed.Ofsted 2018 ‘A very strong sense of community is evident throughout the school'.

Staff well-being is at the heart of our academy. We have a sensible marking policy, organised marking sessions to give staff time to mark and a two week October half term holiday.

We also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for non term-time only employees, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

The main areas of responsibility will be:

  • To support the consistent implementation of the academy behaviour policy
  • To be responsible for the calm and purposeful movement around the academy between lessons
  • To follow through any issues to do with behaviour as required by the academy Leadership Team, for example, taking student statements and setting sanctions in line with the academy Behaviour policy
  • To mentor students on PSPs, supporting successful achievement of targets and contributing to meetings in relation to student progress on PSP
  • To operate within the Duty Principal on call rota
  • To manage students who are showing socially unacceptable or challenging behaviour under the direction of guidelines in operation at the academy
  • To maintain standards of behaviour for all faculties and command a presence through corridor patrols and lesson drop-ins
  • To monitor and report attendance/punctuality/ behaviour statistics for designated tutor groups
  • To meet weekly with the Attendance Officer and monitor attendance and punctuality for designated tutor groups to ensure Attendance targets are met
  • To follow up on any truancy and attendance concerns
  • To support academy colleagues to run the truancy bus
  • To report attendance and punctuality concerns at Faculty Meetings
  • To support tutors to improve standards of attendance/punctuality
  • To meet with Parents/Carers for students that are failing to meet Academy expectations of behaviour/attendance/ punctuality/ uniform
  • To support whole Academy Events
  • To coordinate the timely completion of tutor reports and check for quality and consistency
  • To meet with Assistant Principal responsible for SEND to identify early students potentially requiring support of EHCP
  • To ensure all issues that relate to student safety such as allegations of bullying are investigated and passed on to academy colleagues in a timely manner
  • To assist in monitoring the academic, social and emotional wellbeing of students
  • To liaise with Parents/Carers and outside agencies and attend meetings
  • To promote good home school links
  • To promote positive values, attitudes and good student behaviour dealing with conflicts and incidents
  • To establish productive working relationships with students using methods to encourage student engagement and participation
  • To maintain daily contact with assigned students to support, assist and enable them to meet targets set and develop the attitudes and skills to meet targets with less support
  • To work in partnership with colleagues to deliver effective interventions and support for students
  • To encourage students to develop social and independence skills whilst providing support when it is needed
  • To report student and academy issues in line with academy policies for health and safety child protection, behaviour management etc
  • Attend parent consultation evenings, meetings and training sessions as required
  • To be a source of advice for teachers about different strategies appropriate for students within the faculty


Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Academy Morden

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
868 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8687 1157

Harris Academy Morden have a very hard working team of teachers and support staff; they provide a caring and welcoming atmosphere for our students. We are traditional in our approach to discipline and uniform, yet forward thinking and at the cutting edge of curriculum development. The Academy's GCSE results in 2017 place us in the top 1% of schools nationally with a Progress 8 score of +1.01.

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