Behaviour Mentor and Internal Exclusion Officer

  • 35 hours per week / Term Time only + 5 days
  • Salary range - Grade 4 (points 17 – 21) - £16,007 - £17,609 (actual salary)
  • Location - Manchester
  • Closing date - November 23, 2018
Job description

Required as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will be an important member of our Student Welfare Team, supporting the running of the Internal Exclusion room, whilst actively mentoring students who display challenging behaviours and supporting our longer-term Alternative Provision. They will be involved in the implementation of strategies to support young people whilst ensuring that students who are placed in isolation reflect on their actions and ways in which they can modify their behaviour in the future. The Behaviour Mentor and Internal Exclusion Officer will have experience of working with young people, have the ability to provide expert advice and guidance for all stakeholders and possess superb communication skills, especially when dealing with students, parents and a variety of agencies.

The role of Behaviour Mentor and Internal Exclusion Officer is a key position in a supportive, rich and diverse academy community offering the opportunity to make a substantial contribution to our pastoral system and make a significant difference to the lives of young people in North Manchester. If you have the passion, drive and skills to support all young people in achieving the best possible outcomes, we want to hear from you!

It is an especially exciting time to work for our academy. Recently, a multi-million pound extension was opened to welcome a growing number of students. This is testament to our reputation in the community and to the confidence that Manchester City Council has in our work. We are proud of our exam results, which show the excellent progress our students make during their time here. Our high standards can be seen in our attendance figures, which are the best in Manchester and in the top 1% nationally. We are delighted that at our recent Ofsted inspection in February 2018 the academy was again judged to be “Good” with many outstanding features, particularly the pastoral system.

“Co-op Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.

Please take time to review the Co-op Academies Trust brochure which outlines “Why work for CAT”. In addition, Trust employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including discount gym memberships & leisure offers, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Co-op Credit Union, season ticket & rental deposit loans, cash-back healthcare scheme and co-operative discount offers.

Please download full details and an application form from the link below or contact Mrs Susan Stephenson, c/o Co-op Academy Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ. Alternatively e-mail to or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Please note – the academy cannot accept a C.V. as a form of application.

Closing Date – Friday 23rd November 2018                

Interviews – Thursday 29th November 2018

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