Behaviour Mentor

Required from 1 September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Governors of this popular, successful and oversubscribed 11-16 High School are seeking to appoint a
committed, motivated and enthusiastic Behaviour Mentor (Grade 8). We are interested in receiving
applications from experienced Behaviour Mentors and/or people with experience of working directly
with young people in other roles.
The successful applicant will be employed to work 37 hours per week (term time only + 5 additional
days). You will gain experience across all year groups/departments/subject areas and be a key support
for the school by joining a dedicated and supportive team. You will provide high quality support to
students across KS3 and KS4, to ensure that they are on track with their learning and behaviour is
managed effectively.
The Elton High School is a significantly oversubscribed school with a tradition of excellence. Our most
recent Ofsted inspection (February 2022) reiterated the strengths that had been confirmed in the
previous report (2017) and are firmly embedded across our school. The inspection team noted that
‘pupils are proud to attend’ Elton with an established culture of ‘high aspirations for what pupils can
achieve’. Our students achieve well, with inspectors being particularly impressed with the climate for
learning and behaviour of our students – their ‘positive behaviour at all times is characteristic of the
respectful culture of this school [and] their positive conduct reflects leaders’ high standards’.
The success of our school is built on the expertise of our high-quality staff. We have a strong system
of staff training in place aimed at developing the very best practice, moreover we have a constant
focus on ensuring that all of our team feel supported to give of their best and to have a work life
balance. We pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to promoting the well-being of everyone
in our school community and consistently review opportunities to further promote staff well-being.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Behaviour Mentor to contribute to our next steps in
pushing Elton to realise its potential as one of the very best schools in the Greater Manchester area.
The school has excellent transport links with the M60, M61, M62 and M66 Motorways crisscrossing
the area plus the Metrolink Light Rapid Transit system with a fast and frequent service from Bury
centre through Manchester city centre to East Didsbury.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and
expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced
disclosure from the DBS. Please note that, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an
online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
Further information can be provided by our Deputy Headteacher, Mrs Kate Johnson, via email Also, please do not hesitate to contact her if you wish to arrange a
visit to the school.

Please visit our website for further details and to download an application pack.

Closing date: 10.00am on Wednesday 5 July 2023.

The Elton High School