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Behaviour Support Officer - Term Time

The Abbey School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-4242-134S
  • Posted:15/10/2021
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:05/11/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 8 November 2021


Salary: KR6 £20,997 pro rata (Actual Salary £18,060)

Hours: 37 per Week - Term Time Only (39 weeks)

The Abbey School invites applications for the post of Behavioural Support Officer to work as part of the school’s Behaviour and Welfare Team. Minimum requirements are GCSE English and Maths C Grade or equivalent.

You will have experience of talking with and working with teenagers in the 11-16 age range.  You will be somebody who will command their respect, and promote the behaviour policies within the school. You should have excellent listening, communication, organisational and literacy skills, and have the ability to communicate with students, parents and staff at all levels.

You must be able to work under your own initiative with a precise and methodical approach. The ability to work well within a team is essential, along with the ability to seek guidance from senior staff where necessary and to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 

Information about the school

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1200 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham and is surrounded by many new housing developments that are leading to our rapid growth. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students so that they feel secure and valued.

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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).