Behaviour Lead

Pay Range: £20,797 - £24,178
Start Date: January 2023
Contract Type: Permanent
Application Close: 06/01/2023

Vacancy:  Behaviour Lead

Pay Range:   Grade C (£20,797 – £24,178 p.a.)

Position Start Date:  January 2023

Contract Type:  35 hours per week / 38 weeks per year

Contract Term: Permanent

Application Close: 6th January 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 9th January 2023

Stifford Clays Primary School is currently looking to recruit a Behaviour Lead. The successful candidate will complement the professional work of teachers by ensuring that the behaviour-related policies of the school are conducted efficiently and provisions for children with behaviour needs are of the highest quality. They will implement agreed work programmes with individuals or groups, in and out of the classroom. Establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and mentor.

As a member of staff, you will be valued and supported; in return, we are looking for commitment, drive and enthusiasm.

Why Stifford Clays Primary School?

We are a community-focused school for 2 to 11 year olds, located centrally in the Stifford Clays ward of Thurrock. The original infant and junior schools were built in 1954 and were one form of entry. The school has grown hugely to accommodate 90 children in each year group.

Stifford Clays Primary School is an extremely happy and positive school.  We are an Ofsted ‘good’ school (2022 full inspection) where ‘’pupils love coming to school’’ and “staff work together to set high expectations; which pupils now strive to meet’’. Our personal development provision is ‘outstanding’.

We are looking for a person who:

  • Has a strong knowledge and experience in working with children with special behavioural needs.
  • Has the ability to develop and implement individual plans and behaviour management strategies.
  • Has skills to support pupils learning and positive behaviour development.
  • Is confident to work closely with the Headteacher, Senior leadership team, and teachers to ensure continuity of behaviour provision throughout the school.
  • Can successfully challenge and motivate pupils, promoting and reinforcing self-esteem.
  • Has a strong and caring personality, being calm, patient and firm.
  • Has good organisation and communication skills.


We are a Multi Academy Trust who wish to ensure our profession remains supportive and exciting, and we welcome all candidates including those embarking on their first stage of their career. This is an exciting time to join SWECET, which was established in 2015 with the belief that every young person in our community needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances.

In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues:

  • The support of an experienced Head Teacher;
  • A supportive and friendly work environment;
  • Becoming part of a growing organisation;
  • Full and comprehensive induction with training and tailored pathways for individual career progression;
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • A two week October half term; and
  • Reduced gym membership at a Trust school.

If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit or speak to the recruitment team for more information, please email [email protected]

Please return your completed application form to:

HR Department


C/o William Edwards School

Stifford Clays Road



RM16 3NJ

Email [email protected]


South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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