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Youth and Behaviour Intervention Worker - Term Time

Orchards Academy, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC886-4031-159S
  • Posted:05/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 8 £26,205 - £29,885 FTE
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:22/10/2021 at 16:00
  • Interviews:w/c 1st November 2021


Job Title: Youth and Behaviour Intervention Worker

Location Orchards Academy                  Salary/ salary range: Kent scale 8 £26,205-£29,885 (FTE)

Closing Date: Friday 22nd October 2021 Please apply as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable candidate be found.

37 hours per week (41 weeks per year, 2 being in the school holidays)

Interview Date: W/C 1st November 2021                                       Start Date: As soon as possible

We are delighted to introduce you to Orchards Academy, a secondary school that is at the heart of its community. At Orchards we aim to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish. Where there is a relentless drive to enable students to achieve their full potential.

We are very excited to be recruiting a Youth and Behaviour intervention worker to join our staff body. We are looking for an individual with the ability to build relationships with pupils, staff and parents. Someone who can create a variety of strategies to support and mentor pupils to re-engage them with their learning.  One-to-one and group work supporting pupils, providing information, advice and guidance will be integral to the role.  The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment, the ability to reflect and a personal desire to improve and develop. The ideal candidate will be proactive and passionate about working with pupils and their families to remove barriers to learning.

Amongst other things this individual must have;

  • a strong understanding of working with young people
  • experience in a youth work setting
  • an understanding of how to re-engage pupils with their learning
  • ability to develop and create sessions for small groups and individuals
  • ability to work with external agencies
  • a willingness to undertake professional development

Interested applicants are invited to view the Job Description and to apply via:  https://sites.google.com/tkat.org/tkat-recruitment/vacancies/school-support-vacancies 

For any questions or to book an informal conversation about this position please contact Mrs Angela Jones via e mail to angela.jones@orchards-tkat.org  or 01322 616136

Safeguarding: TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and Barring service check, a Right to Work in the UK check and satisfactory references.


Information about the school

Orchards Academy aims to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish.

As a small school we quickly develop a strong sense of belonging. This strong sense of community allows students to grow personally and academically as they trust and feel supported by a staff body that knows them well. This results in a calm, orderly and purposeful atmosphere where students enjoy their learning, make good progress and feel safe.

We aim to work with students, parents and the wider community to provide a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment where high expectations and levels of challenge enable our students to achieve academically, socially and emotionally so they can make a positive contribution to society.

Working for TKAT: Leadership within TKAT schools require passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 661006


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).