NORTHUMBERLAND PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL.
JOB DESCRIPTION: School Within a School Manager
Reports to: Assistant Principal – Students Personal Development & Well Being
Start date: TBC (preferably 1st August 2020)
Contract: 1year fixed term contract (extendable)
Salary: Spine point 18-23 (£27,977 – £29,766) Full-time 52-week role
School Within a School (or SWS) is an innovative programme designed to turnaround problematic student behaviour and minimise exclusions at Duke’s Aldridge Academy (DAA). We are looking for a talented committed leader who will work with the SLT to set up and run the SWS to transform student outlook and attitude.
The SWS manager will work vertically across all year groups in the academy, providing day to day management of the SWS. They will attend weekly Student Support Panel (SSP) meetings and Senior Leadership Team (SLT)/Governor meetings as required. The post-holder will be responsible for setting a clear vision for the SWS and model for staff and exemplary practice in terms of managing challenging student behaviour.
They will have delegated responsibility for one of the key aspects of our behaviour policy i.e. internal exclusions. They will work across all year groups, liaising with teachers, Head of Faculty (HoFs) subject leaders, and the pastoral team offering support and guidance where necessary. They will be a key point of contact for parents and external partners involved with the SWS.
SWS Manager Person Specification
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and the post holder must be committed to safeguarding the welfare of children. No job description can be fully comprehensive, and from time to time the successful candidate may have to undertake other professional duties as directed by the Principal. In addition, as a member of staff in a start-up academy, the post holder should understand their role may well broaden and that all roles will be reviewed annually to ensure the team is working as efficiently as possible.