Behaviour Support and Attendance Officer
37 hours a week term time only (36 weeks), permanent
Grade 1C £16,767 (pro rata). Actual salary is approximately £13,500
Please note this role will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.
Do you want to support a College that provides young people and adults with the technical and personal skills they need to succeed? Are you a passionate individual who wants to use your specialist behavioural support knowledge to create an environment that is safe and secure, supporting learners to achieve their best and creating an inclusive space for learners, staff and customers? Behaviour Support Officers provide a holistic approach to the learner experience, ensuring that the personal development, behaviour and welfare of the learners and staff is addressed.
You will have an understanding of behavioural safety management principles and be able to apply these to inform and educate, relate to and build relationships with a diverse range of young individuals. You will constantly be observing behaviour and drawing on a range of tools and techniques to promote and safeguard the welfare of the children and young persons you are responsible for or come into contact with, and you will need to be able to demonstrate a motivation to work with children and young people. Therefore, excellent interpersonal & communication skills are essential along with the ability to adapt to any given situation.
Confident to challenge, your positive attitude will support you in building rapport & motivating others. You will need to be customer focused, have a friendly yet professional and respectful approach which demonstrates support and shows mutual respect. You will need to be open, honest and an active listener who takes responsibility and accountability. You will have a “can do” attitude, be participative, trusting and achieve expectations. Along with sound interpersonal skills, you will also be able to demonstrate strong emotional intelligence.
Those who have experience in the following areas would be of particular interest:
• Youth work
• Support work & residential care for Children and Young Adults
• Learning mentor in secondary environment
• Probation Service/Youth Offending
Our staff put teaching, learning and assessment at the heart of everything they do, with a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement we respect and value all individuals and behave with honesty and integrity. As such we have a united staff culture where we seek and share best practice helping us to support and prioritise learners.
In recognition of the vital role our staff play in our ongoing success we offer fantastic rewards beyond your pay slip that include a competitive pension package, enhanced leave policies, support for continued professional development, health related benefits including individual health care plans, free eyesight tests and access to a state of the art gym, onsite nursery, free parking, free breakfasts, on site restaurant facilities and a cycle to work scheme to name but a few!
If Stoke on Trent College sounds like a place you want to share your knowledge and expertise then please click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below.
Closing Date: 26th November 2019
Education Business Services (Stoke) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.
Education Business Services (Stoke) Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.
Stoke on Trent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.