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Behaviour Lead


Job Description:

  • Behaviour Lead
  • Specialist SEMH School
  • Wembley
  • Start Date: 17th April 2023
  • Permanent contract
  • Reporting to Headteacher and CEO (SLT)
  • £35k to £45k

A Specialist school for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs are looking for Behaviour Lead to take on management responsibilities across the school. This role is open to both qualified teachers and non-qualified support staff with extensive behaviour support experience in a school setting.

The Role

The core focus of this role is to oversee and develop behaviour support across the school particularly for support staff.

You will take on a range of middle management responsibilities including

  • Line management of TAs and HLTAs across the school
  • Partaking in CPD (PRICE train the trainer)
  • Lead in-house PRICE Training and provide regular refresher courses for internal school staff
  • Be in charge for physical interventions that are required
  • Quality Assurance:  
    • Overseeing incident reports and uploading reports to the portal system
    • providing feedback based on incidents of physical interventions
    • Ensuring language and approach is correct to support students
  • Working with Therapists
  • To work closely with senior leadership to join up Behaviour and Therapeutic processes across the school
  • To introduce a range of interventions to move the focus away from Physical Restraint as a whole

This role is ideal for:

  • HLTA with extensive experience in behaviour management
  • SENCO  with experience in behaviour/inclusion or desire to be involved in this type
  • Unqualified or Qualified Class Teacher (seeking an out of classroom role)
  • Knowledge of behaviour and therapeutic process


The School

This small, independent school specialises in providing schooling for children and young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH).

The dedicated staff team are committed to providing a nurturing and supportive learning environment that is adaptable to meet each student’s needs. The school offers stability needed to gain an emotional balance and wellbeing support to allow students to develop their self-esteem and a positive attitude to lifelong learning. Alongside the core teaching and support staff are a team of therapist and outreach workers providing the students with a rounded support programme.

The school is based in Wembley and benefits from being part of a larger charity focussed on improving the mental health and well-being of children. 

There is an established leadership in place at the school who hold consistently high standards for their staff and there are good opportunities for professional development and career progression within the school.

If you have extensive experience support young people with SEMH and behavioural needs and would like the opportunity to work in a supportive and progressive school, please apply immediately with an up-to-date CV outlining your experience.

 We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

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