Safeguarding, Behavioural and Pastoral Manager

Bonnygate Primary School, South Ockendon

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Job Ref No. ECC2722-190S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band D Point 20-25
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 24/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Monday 1st July 2024  

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Bonnygate Primary School

Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 5BA

Wishes to appoint a

Safeguarding, Behavioural and Pastoral Manager

Salary: Band D Point 20 - 25

(£22,315.02 - £25,448.34 per annum)

Monday - Friday 8:45am - 3:15pm with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break

30 hours per week

38 weeks per year - term time plus inset days

Start date: To be negotiated

Fixed until 31st August 2025

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to be part ofour support team. The post is ideal for individuals who place student welfare at thecenteroftheir everyday practice and whoare keento progress and develop professionally.​

Bonnygate Primary School and Nursery is a vibrant and diverse school where children are enthusiastic and motivated to achieve endless possibilities. The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now, and in the future. The School is proud to be:

· Friendly, caring and supportive school that has a one big team approach to workload

· Has a strong, established & supportive SLT that creates a positive team environment

· A place where pupils feel safe, happy, valued and respected

· An inclusive school, where everyone works hard to ensure all pupils receive stimulating learning experiences, with high expectations for all children

· A school that celebrates every child's individuality and success

Duties and responsibilities:-​

· Respond appropriately to disclosures or concerns which relate to the well-being of a child.

· To maintain accurate, confidential and up-to-date documentation on all cases of safeguarding and child protection and report where required - using CPOMS

· Where required, liaise with statutory agencies and ensure they have access to all necessary information.

· Following guidance from SLT refer pupils to outside agencies and co-ordinate referrals

· On guidance from the senior leadership, DSLs attend and participate as necessary in Child Protection Conferences, CIN meetings, PASS meetings, TAF meetings and Planning and Review meetings whilst working closely with colleagues in Children's Services as required, some of which may take place out of normal working hours.

· To ensure that vulnerable pupils who are victims of abuse are supported appropriately and sensitively

· To ensure that all actions assigned to Bonnygate Primary School from planning and interventions meetings are successfully carried out and monitored

· Seeking support and guidance from outside providers to develop school provision (e.g School Nursing Team)

· To follow the school's child protection policy and procedures

· Assisting, co-ordinating and overseeing mentoring support for pupils with their social, emotional and mental health development, on an individual and group basis

· Be willing to train as a deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, and carry out the role of Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

· Line Manager Midday Assistants, and Midday Supervisor and Pastoral LSA

· Be willing to train and carry put the function of the schools Mental Health Lead

· Building and maintaining successful relationships with pupils, whilst treating them with respect and consideration

· Listening to and helping learners resolve a range of issues that are creating barriers to learning

· Drawing up agreed action plans with learners, outlining the aims of the mentoring and monitoring their progress

· Maintaining accurate records and preparing written reports and evaluations

· Supporting and developing pupil behaviour through the implementation of positive behaviour management strategies

· Lead and support colleagues in managing and improving pupil behaviour

· Lead and support colleagues in meeting pupils' social and emotional needs

· Supporting families in managing and improving children's behaviour and in meeting children's social and emotional needs

· Administer First Aid and carry out all linked duties such as, record keeping, adding to care plans, using approved risk assessments and liaising with parents/carers

· To be confident and consistent in safe handling techniques

· At the Headteacher's discretion, attend outside activities related to the role.

Bonnygate Primary School is a member of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. The Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.

What the school can offer:  

· Two Week October Half-Term

· Recognition of continuous service 

· Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Excellent CPD opportunities

· Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools

· The support of an experienced family of schools 

· National Conditions of Service 

· Access to the Employee Assistance Programme 

· Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff

· Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance

If you feel the school would suit you, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our school outstanding, please apply now or you can request a visit of the school or for more information speak to Ayshen Uluhan or call 01375 648944. As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds.

Bonnygate Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our website, Vacancies in our Trust ( or Essex School Jobs.

Closing date: Monday 24th June 2024 - Midday

Interview date: Monday 1st July 2024

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

Bonnygate Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be offered a position subject to an enhanced DBS check (formally CRB), medical check and two references. Bonnygate Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged; please telephone the school office as soon as possible to arrange a meeting.

Bonnygate Primary is situated near to main transport links, the M25 and A13. We are a friendly school with 410 pupils on roll, including a well resourced nursery. We are committed to enabling children to attain ther potential by providing a curriculum that is stimulating, enjoyable, fun and exciting.

Please download an application pack from our website or contact the school office.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Laura Spencer
Bonnygate Primary School
Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon
Essex, RM15 5BA
Telephone: 01708853316

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