Biddick Academy - Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead

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Closed for applications on 30/11/2023 12:00
£20,977 - £22,988
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Schools - Support
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Biddick Academy
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Closing date:
30 Nov
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Biddick Lane Washington Tyne & Wear NE38 8AL
11-16 Comprehensive
1144 on roll
Headteacher: Miss K Morris
Required for: as soon as possible
Closing date 30th November 2023
Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead
37 hours per week, 39 weeks term time only
Scale S5 £20,977 - £22,988 actual salary
Inspiring learning, unlocking potential, achieving success
Are you a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for supporting the mental health
and wellbeing of students?
We are currently seeking a Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead to join our Pastoral team at
Biddick Academy. As a vital member of our school community, you will play a crucial role in ensuring
the well-being and academic progress of our students.
Biddick Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed secondary school conveniently located 15 minutes’
drive from Newcastle and Durham. Our academy is passionate about education and we believe that
all students can and should achieve their full potential. Our extensive range of extra-curricular
opportunities motivate students to aim high. The Academy enjoys an excellent reputation within the
local community and has a strong and distinctive ethos of being a safe place where we continually
strive to inspire learning, unlock potential and achieve success for all of our students.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated, enthusiastic and caring, and will have excellent
communication and interpersonal skills. You will have a genuine passion for supporting the mental
health and well-being of students along with empathy, patience, and the ability to remain calm in
challenging situations. The role requires you to think creatively to deliver bespoke interventions to
see sustained improvement in the mental health and wellbeing of young people.
The ideal candidate will have very high expectations of all students. Ideally you will have previous
experience of working in a school setting and the skills and experience needed alongside a strong
understanding of intervention strategies to promote positive behaviours and student engagement.
Biddick Academy provides an extremely supportive induction programme for new staff and excellent
professional development opportunities.
If you feel you would thrive in this environment and feel that you can shape the future of our school,
then we would love to hear from you.
Please contact Ashleigh Bulbeck, HR Manager at – bulbeck.a@biddickacademy.com or 0191 5111600, ext
5013 to arrange an informal discussion regarding the role or a visit.
To apply, please return completed applications forms to recruitment@biddickacademy.com
Biddick Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect that
all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced
DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks
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This job is closed for applications.