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Behaviour Support Officer

Newport, Isle of Wight

£24,744 to £27,514 (actual salary £21,744 - £24,212)

Contact: For further details, you can contact the Centre’s business manager, Lorraine Bower on 01983 300333 or email Lorraine.bower@iow.gov.uk , if you would like to have a chat with the headteacher about the role please phone 01983 300333.

Vacancy Reference: BSO0609

Closing Date: 24/06/2022

Date Required: September 2022

Positions: Behaviour Support Officer (HLTA)

           

Grade: 8 A-E

Salary: £24,744 to £27,514 (actual salary £21,744 - £24,212)

37 hours per week, term time plus 5 development days.

Reporting to: Assistant Headteacher (Operations and Behaviour)

 

The Island Learning Centre is a pupil referral unit that supports some of the most vulnerable young people on the island. In order to best support children who have difficulties that include social, emotional and mental health issues, we have a staff team who are passionate about their work, creative, and dynamic. This enables us to provide a safe, nurturing, inspiring environment, in which children can progress academically and personally.

Do you have experience of working with children and young people? Do you enjoy the challenge of enabling children to realise they are able to succeed? Are you interested in promoting and supporting the health and well-being of young people who have a range of social and emotional difficulties? If you have answered ‘Yes’, then carrying on reading as this could be the job for you.

An exciting opportunity now exists for you to join our behaviour support team.

• Support and develop the self-esteem of students,

• Able to support our PE and outdoor learning curriculum

In return, you will:

• Join a dedicated, hardworking, solution focussed staff team

• Have access to a range of personal development opportunities and training

• Make a significant difference to a child’s learning journey

 

If you are interested in joining us, please complete an application form outlining your experience.

For further details, you can contact the Centre’s business manager, Lorraine Bower on 01983 300333 or email Lorraine.bower@iow.gov.uk , if you would like to have a chat with the headteacher about the role please phone 01983 300333.

The Island Learning Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before appointment is confirmed.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

 

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

 

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years

 

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services

 Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

 

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

 

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 24th June 2022

Interviews the week beginning 27th June 2022