Behaviour Support Manager

Posted 3 January by Acorn Care And Education Limited
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We are looking for a Pupil Support Manager to join our team at Reddish Hall School. The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation and review of the behavioural policy and the operational procedures establish within it. The ideal candidate will have experience working with pupils presenting challenging behaviour
About Reddish Hall School
Reddish Hall is an independent SEMH school situated in Stockport. The aim of the school is to encourage children to achieve and succeed personally, academically, socially and develop their self confidence that will enable them to cope in everyday situations and manage the transition from school to college or work environments. By rebuilding self-esteem and forging positive relationships, our pupils replace failure with success.
Reddish Hall School is part of the Acorn Care and Education Group, the second largest private sector provider of special needs education in the country operating 18 schools for children and young people who have a range of social, emotional and mental health needs and also pupils who have been diagnosed with autism or demonstrate behaviours associated with autism.
About the role
Reporting to the Headteacher you will be responsible for monitoring the social, emotional and behavioural development of pupils within the school, seeking guidance where necessary. The Pupil Support Manager will work with the Senior Leadership Team to develop effective programmes for improving the social, emotional and behavioural wellbeing of our pupils. This may include working with pupils on an individual basis to provide intensive support.
The successful candidate will use rewards systems to promote pupil achievement and liaise with parents to ensure continuity of support and provide positive feedback. You will be responsible for integrating behaviour improvement techniques into learning programmes and review short term targets and Individual Behaviour Plans.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for someone who has experience working within a SEN environment and has strong knowledge of positive approaches to behaviour management. The ideal candidate will be open to new ideas and have the ability to advise on behaviour management techniques. Experience developing bespoke behaviour management programmes is desirable but not essential.
Responsibilities
  • To oversea the school’s detention system, including controlling which pupils will be placed on detention
  • To use a range of strategies and techniques to de-escalate negative behaviour throughout the school
  • Design, implement and review Positive Handling Plans for pupils with specific or extreme management needs
  • Produce behavioural reports and information for annual reviews and pupil meetings
Essential and Desirable Criteria
  • Understanding of children with complex needs
  • Ability to handle difficult situations with sensitivity, confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding
  • Evidence of the ability to self-organise, prioritise tasks and time management
  • Experience of Restrictive Physical Intervention Techniques
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
A few reasons to work for us?
  • Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same
Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Reference: 36938538

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