This job expired on 6 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L16-L20 £61,166 - £67,364

Job summary

About the job:

This is a very exciting stage in our development to join. There are currently a number of lead practitioners across subjects, as well as post 16 provision, who work as part of the wider education and training team. We also have a number of lead practitioners who lead on aspects of enrichment and personal development. We are now looking to recruit a brilliant individual to take on the new role as Senior Lead Practitioner for Behaviour and Attitudes provision within our trust.

This exciting role will be critical in helping shape and develop further education for over 30,000 pupils in the Trust. This key post holder will assist all of our schools in ensuring that they have a positive behaviour culture. They will help leaders identity and remove barriers to engagement so all pupils can access their learning.

In doing so they will ensure that schools are working as partners with their parents and carers, and understand that there is often a need to support the family as well as the child to improve behaviour.

They will work with leaders to ensure systems are clear, robust, understood and applied fairly by all. This will suit a leader who is driven by wanting to facilitate a truly inclusive culture.

They will work with teachers to ensure that they are skilled and confident in managing behaviour effectively. This will suit a leader that still loves being in the classroom and creating an environment where children can thrive.

About you:

The support you offer our leaders and teachers will be vital in ensuring that all of our schools achieve the same successes. Joining a school improvement team led by a National Director, you will use your passion, knowledge and expertise to support schools from writing and implementing whole school strategies, to developing teachers at all levels in maintaining high expectations and managing behaviour effectively in the classroom. This in an exciting role that requires flexibility, a team spirit, and a continued willingness to learn.

This is one of the most senior strategic role for across one of the largest trusts in the country. As such, our expectations are high. We need someone with great impact and influence, with great vision but also the ability to make it a reality. You will need confidence without grand ego and we need moral purpose in spades.

The successful candidate will:

be a brilliant teacher with a proven track record of securing sustained excellent outcomes, regardless of prior ability, disadvantage or SEND.
experience of working at Assistant Principal level or above, with responsibility for whole school behaviour, for at least three full years and to have demonstrable impact in that role.
have up-to-date knowledge of the law pertaining to all aspects of pastoral school leadership.
have proven experience of identifying and implementing effective strategies for reducing exclusions in challenging schools.
have a strong interest in transition.
be well versed in all aspects of the Ofsted framework, not just Behaviour and Attitudes.
love enrichment and opportunities to develop character.
see SMSC education as an opportunity and not a bolt on.
have a highly effective style that is both consultative and influential
be able to demonstrate resilience, motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement
be able to travel across our network of schools, including overnight stays where necessary.
The post will be based at one of our schools, you will need to live within travelling distance to one of the schools.

This job post has expired.

Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

About Ormiston Academies Trust

About OAT:

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) is a not-for-profit sponsor of over 40 schools – currently 32 secondary schools, six primary schools, four alternative provision schools and one special school. Our vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential, whether going on to study at a leading university or entering the world of work. We are determined to become the Trust that makes the biggest difference, both inside and outside the classroom.

Our successful family of schools educates over 30,000 students across many areas of the country. We are continuing to improve outcomes for our students despite being largely in areas of historic academic underachievement

Head office location

Birmingham, B1 1BD

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