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An opportunity has arisen for a Lead Behaviour Learning Mentor. The successful candidate will become part of an established pastoral team and promote a positive, optimistic attitude to learning and achievement within the school. You will lead behavior strategies in line with the school's policies and values. You will be expected to work alongside pupils, their families and colleagues to identify the barriers to learning for referred pupils and construct an agreed support programme including setting personal and educational targets. Experience of this role is essential.
Purpose of the Job
To work with colleagues, pupils and their families to raise achievement of those facing barriers to their learning and to support pupils with behaviour and pastoral needs.
To work with outside agencies such as Social Care, PLT and Police to support pupils and their families.
Duties and Responsibilities
· Promote a positive, optimistic attitude to learning and achievement within the school, with pupils and families and the wider community.
· Participate in the development of referral criteria and processes and devise and implement appropriate record keeping and communication.
· Work with pupils, their families and colleagues to identify the barriers to learning for referred pupils and construct an agreed support programme including setting personal and educational targets.
· Work with pupils in a wide variety of ways to provide support in achieving their targets, developing, refining and sharing strategies and materials.
· To liaise effectively with parents.
· Build links with families using home-school partnerships to support pupil achievement facilitating multi-agency working.
· Monitor and record pupil progress and response on a regular basis, taking regular action to provide support if difficulties become apparent.
· Provide data and reports as required.
· Participate in Pastoral team meetings, in local and national Learning Mentor training and in relevant school meetings and activities as appropriate.
· Within the performance management structure of the school, identify training needs, engage in training activities and respond to actions suggested to improve performance.
· Follow school policies and practices, for example in relation to safeguarding, teaching and learning and health and safety.
· Lead the Behaviour Team to support behaviour throughout the school.
· Work with pupils on a one-one and small group basis.
· To support with exclusions/internal seclusions and facilitate the consequence room.
· Lead lunchtime activities such as the top table and top playground.
· To lead Young Carers club.
· Provide support to vulnerable pupils on trips when appropriate.
· Work on transition alongside the KS2 Assistant Headteacher.
Please see application form for full Job description and person Spec
The closing date for this postion is Friday 31st May 2019. Please note that the school will be closed from Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May and Emails will not be read during this time.