Inspiration Trust Thetford IP24, UK
Full time, 37 hours per week Term time plus one week Starting as soon as possible Thetford Academy is looking for a reliable, dynamic, and responsible behaviour assistant to support student behaviour and promote a positive learning environment. The role involves providing immediate support for behavioural incidents, and supporting and supervising students who have been temporarily removed from lessons in the academy and placed in the internal exclusion room. You will have a calm, clear, and consistent approach to dealing with young people. The ideal candidate will be able to establish good relationships with students, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding accordingly to their individual needs. You will need excellent organisational skills and confidence in communicating with a range of different stakeholders. We are part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked the top comprehensive schools group for pupil progress to GCSE. Our 2014 Ofsted inspection judged the Academy to be Good, with Outstanding leadership. Our location close to the A11 makes us easy to reach from Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire. The rich pine forests and heathland of the Brecks are close by to help you relax in your time off, with good connections both to London and to Norfolk's fabulous beaches and Broads. We are committed to offering excellent professional opportunities and learning opportunities for our staff, through careful support and personalised CPD. We offer a structured and specific induction programme. To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form. Closing date for applications: Thursday, January . Interview date: w/c January . Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.