Behaviour Support / Inclusion Mentor

BEP Academy (Basildon), Basildon
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Job Ref No. ECC436440-3S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £20,124 to £25,020
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/11/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: as and when  

Job Description

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Behaviour Support/Inclusion Mentor (Key Stage 4)
(Full-time, term-time only)

Business Education Partnership (UK) Ltd, known as BEP Group, is a registered Charity. Currently, we have three main areas of work: work experience for children agreed between 14 and 19; alternative education for children who have been partly or completely removed from mainstream school (or who are risk of becoming NEET); supporting the unemployed through the governments work programme.

BEP Academy has been a registered Independent School since 2017.

Job description

To ensure the consistent enforcement of good student behaviour. To support the Centre Manager and senior management with the smooth running of the centre.

Responsible to
Head of School

Key Areas
Working as a member of pastoral team, the post holder will:

Arrive at work in time to start your day at your specified start time (school staff are required to remain on site throughout the working day).
Attend the morning centre briefing and all team meetings as required to report on new students and any other student issues.
Be based within the centre and on duty on a daily basis, and be on-call throughout the day
Report any safeguarding concerns immediately to the CP Lead.
Liaise with the Centre Manager on student issues, behaviour and attendance and disengagement.
Ensure that sufficient stock is ordered in a timely manner for student breakfast (toast and squash) and that breakfast is prepared every morning.
Upon arrival ensure that class registers are prepared, and all tutors are supplied with their copies.
Ensure the student communal area is clean and tidy and report any health and safety/maintenance issues to management.
Supervise the student 'Common Room', outdoor space and corridors throughout school.
Record student attendance on our in-house database system, at morning and afternoon registration and throughout the day is students arrive or leave site.
Record incidents and/or conversations/meetings involving students on our in-house database system.
If trained, administration of first aid to students.
Security check, including wanding and searching of all students, twice daily or as required.
Collect and ensure safe storage of mobile phones from students in the morning and at lunchtime.
Support tutors with students displaying challenging behaviour within the classroom by applying the BEP student behaviour policy and procedure and using effective behaviour

management strategies.

Respond to requests for assistance from teachers - this involves quickly getting to the classroom or other area where assistance is required (may include intervening and breaking up a fight between students).
Physical restraint and 'manual handling' of teenagers for up to 30 minutes (generally between 1 and 5 minutes), once training has been received.
Patrol to front of school or attendance at local business premises to help assist with student behaviour.
Home visits to ensure non-attending student welfare.
Other Areas:

Provide high quality data and reports as required
Assist in maintaining contact with, and update, where applicable, partner organisations and agencies (e.g. Connexions, EWOs, Youth Offending Teams etc).
Attend and/or organise meetings, special events and other functions as required by BEP

Be familiar with BEP Health and Safety Policy and ensure that high standards of Health and
Safety are observed, including when working off site and/or within other institutions.

To be equally responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children you are responsible for and/or come into contact with
Ensure that the BEP Equal Opportunities Policy underpins all work
Carry out any other duties as requested, including assistance within other centres as needed
Person Specification
Regarded as essential

You must be physically fit and healthy as this role requires physical activity including restraint of pupils and administering first aid (subject to training)
Ability to form productive relationships with young people who can be among the more challenging
Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour
Ability to deal with people at various levels of seniority
Good team working skills
Demonstrate a flexible approach to both delivery and working methods / regimes
Excellent ICT skills (MS Office including word, excel, and access)
An accurate and professional level of both verbal and written communication especially when report writing
Ability to work to deadlines
Ability to work and prioritise in an organised manner
Ability to multitask, work at a fast pace whilst ensuring accuracy and attention to detail especially when entering details on to in-house systems
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Regarded as desirable
(full training will be given)

Knowledge of the worlds of education / training and business
Restraint trained
First Aid trained
Knowledge and understanding of how and why young people become disaffected
Knowledge and practical application of behaviour management strategies
Understanding of child protection and safeguarding of young people
Knowledge and understanding of current government education strategies and policies
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Terms and conditions

Hours: 39 weeks term time, plus 6 weeks = 45 weeks per annum

(This includes 10 days INSET to be worked during school holidays and paid holidays - below)

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
8.30 to 16.30 (incl. 60 min paid breaks)

8:30 to 17:00 (incl. 60 min paid break)

8.30 to 16.00 (incl. 60 min paid break)

Holiday entitlement 20 days, to be taken during school holidays
(included in 45 weeks above)

Salary: £20,124 (B63) to £25,020 (B86) depending on experience

Plus workplace pension and Essential Car User Allowance.

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Company pension
Free parking
On-site parking

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Nicola Hagley
4 Repton Court
Repton Close, Basildon
Essex, SS13 1LN
Telephone: 01708436440