Specialist Behaviour Mentor - Sandwell Academy

Area: Learning (Support)
Management Level: General Support
Closing date for applications: 12/02/2021

Position Description

 

Specialist Behaviour Mentor

Sandwell Academy has a strong reputation as a school of excellence. Staff and students enjoy a professional and focused approach to education, which is seen across the entire campus. The Academy has outstanding facilities encompassed in its modern, purpose built buildings. Students enjoy great success at the Academy, supported by the strong team ethos of our staff and our culture of celebrating achievement.

Working as part of the Inclusion team, you will monitor strategies and interventions for specific individuals. Full details of the role, the person specification and an application form can be downloaded below.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:

Qualifications

  • Relevant training for working with young people with behavioural, social, emotional and mental health issues aged between 11-19
  • Level 3 NVQ accreditation, or equivalent in a relevant subject or area

 

Experience

  • Experience of working with young people aged 11-19
  • Proven track record of successfully working with young people with behavioural and SEMH issues.
  • Experience of working in a secondary school setting

 

Skills / Abilities / Knowledge

  • An ability to communicate effectively with students, students, parents and multi agencies
  • An ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Good organisation, time management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good research and planning skills effectiveness of the strategies used.
  • Knowledge of the main aspects of the organisation of secondary schools
  • Knowledge of the principles involved in giving advice and guidance to young people including the place of confidentiality and sharing information
  • Knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of parents
  • The ability to liaise with and gain the confidence of all Academy staff
  • A clear understanding of the factors which lead to educational disaffection in young people
  • Knowledge and understanding of strategies to remove barriers to learning in young people
  • Knowledge of the range of additional support/agencies available for students
  • Good ICT skills
  • The ability to find creative and imaginative solutions to problems
  • The ability to produce detailed, concise evaluative reports of the programme that include quality and quantitative data.
  • The ability to deliver training to teaching and support staff.

 

Hours: Mon-Thu 8.15am - 4.00pm, Fri 8.15am - 3.30pm, (33.25 hours per week) term time only plus training days.

Salary: £27,741 - £31,346 (pro rata) depending on experience

Please submit completed applications to recruitment@sandwellacademy.com

Closing date: Friday 12 February 2021