Behaviour Support Apprentice (Level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A2504
Vacancy reference: KT&A2504
Goodwin Academy is a vibrant and engaging Key Stage 3-5 mixed Academy which is sponsored by Thinking Schools Academy Trust.
Our core aim is to bring out the best in everyone, so that all students achieve the highest standards of which they are capable. Our wish is for every student to have a successful and enjoyable education. We believe it is our responsibility to create an environment where every young person is able to develop and become a confident, well-rounded and motivated individual and to aspire to be the best that they can be.
The curriculum at Goodwin Academy is more than a list of subjects: it is both broad and engaging. Students will experience interesting, inspiring and innovative classroom practice. We offer a whole host of enriching extra-curricular activities in addition to quality advice, support and guidance to help our students to progress and grow academically, personally and vocationally.
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DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY
We are seeking to appoint a hardworking and reliable Behavioural Support Assistant to support our Student Services Manager. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be a good team player and enjoy working around young people. The job will involve providing administrative support/typing for behaviour. This includes administrative and pastoral support as required, supervision of students throughout the day, preparation and collation of student information.
- To work alongside the Behaviour for Learning Manager ensuring high standards of punctuality, attendance and behaviour for learning.
- Assisting with the provision of administrative support for the behaviour support team.
- Establish positive relationships with parents/carers and outside agencies working in health; the police; social care and youth, in order to promote the well-being of all students.
- To support the team in supporting vulnerable groups of students who are at risk of underachieving
- Maintain and update student behaviour records as appropriate.
- To promote a positive ethos within the IEU using appropriate work and rewards in line with the Behaviour policy.
- To work with the Designated Safeguarding Lead, following the correct policies and procedures to ensure all students achieve and are safe
- Respond and assist students at break, lunch, and after school with any issues they may have.
- Assist with paperwork required by the Behaviour for Learning Manager, including filing and photocopying.
- Maintain and update student records on SIMs and update student filing systems.
- Keep accurate records of students punctuality, attendance and behaviour.
- To liaise with outside agencies as appropriate.
- To assist with the provision of quality reports on individual learners regarding behaviour and intervention for statutory external agencies, SSG, Medway Inclusions.
- To assist with the productions of high quality and timely reports, profiles, portfolios, curriculum statements, references and career guidance, concerning student progress and attainment.
- Promotion of high standards of behaviour and learning, supporting and monitoring interventions for behaviour, learning and achievement.
- Patrol corridors regularly keeping discipline and order, leading on-call and identifying ‘hot spots’ within the Academy.
- Keep daily log of incidents using database for diagnostic purposes.
- Attend incidents in subject areas and seek quick resolutions.
- Break and lunchtime facilitator.
- Participate in weekly review and planning session of targeted students – contributing to information log and target-setting.
- Liaising with parents/carers.
- Filing behaviour related forms.
- Keeping record systems.
- Assist managers when mentoring and advising students where necessary.
- Participating in training and development programme.
- Liaise between teachers and students to arrange detentions.
- Attend meetings where necessary.
- Enforce uniform expectations.
- To act as designated first aid person on duty.
- Maintain confidentiality inside and outside the workplace.
- Understand and apply school policies.
Salary of between £3.90 – £4.90 per hour, based on experience.
Will be paid pro rota basis and is in line with a TSAT Grade D.
Monday – Thursday, 8am – 4pm
Friday, 8am – 3.30pm (With 30 mins break for lunch)
Working 39 weeks of the year, term time only.
Good organisational and time management skills and the ability to cope with interruptions.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Office administration experience would be an advantage.
Good interpersonal skills.
Confident and friendly telephone manner.
Confident in use of Microsoft Office packages.
Minimum achieved Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths.
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.
Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.
As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.
The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.
The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.