Student Engagement Officer

Fixed Term Full Time
Website TheBecketSchool
Catholic Multi Academy Trust / Secondary with sixth form
The Becket School

The Becket School is located in the highly regarded suburb of West Bridgford.  What makes The Becket special is the real sense of community that you can see and sense as you walk around the school. There are very good relationships between staff and students and we aim to work in partnership with our parents and families. The quality of teaching is strong and our staff are talented, caring and dedicated. We also have high expectations for all our students and this is one of the main factors behind our excellent reputation both in our local community and beyond into the East Midlands Region.

We are looking to a Student Engagement Officer to work in our existing dedicated team.  To be successful you will have extensive experience of working with young people aged 11-16, especially in improving behaviour for learning.  A relevant professional qualification is desirable, as is previous experience of working in a school setting.  You will have excellent communication skills as you will be working closely with our parents and carers and delivering training to our students in areas such as anger management.

Key aspects of the role are:

  • Staffing and running Reflection
  • Supporting Progress Leaders
  • Key working students
  • Mentoring students to improve behaviour
  • Mentoring students to improve mental health

We can offer:

  • wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best
  • a team of talented and highly committed teachers
  • a supportive working environment with excellent facilities
  • professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • our commitment to nationally agreed terms and conditions.
  • a commitment to outstanding CPD opportunities

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact the school office on 0115 982 4280.

You will receive an automated response from our vacancies inbox to confirm your application has been received. Please contact HR on 0115 851 5454 if you do not receive this automated response.

The Trust and The Becket School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

Completed application forms (and associated documents) to be emailed to vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk.

About Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.  Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.

Why work for the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust?

  • Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression – with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
  • Professional assistance – you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
  • Pension – automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
  • Terms and Conditions – we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

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