Chapter 1: Values and Culture Chapter 2: Policy Chapter 3: Staff confidence and self-efficacy Chapter 4: Supporting our colleagues Chapter 5: How good is behaviour in this school? Chapter 6: Behaviour reports and plans Chapter 7: Recognition, not rewards Chapter 8: Sanctions Chapter 9: Bullying Chapter 10: Support staff Chapter 11: Special educational needs and disabilities Chapter 12: Exclusion Chapter 13: Governance
Jarlath has been a teacher for over two decades. He has worked in comprehensive, independent, selective and special education, including in schools for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, and severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Since 2011 Jarlath has been a Headteacher and Executive Headteacher. Jarlath is a behaviour columnist for TES, has written for The Guardian and for several other education publications and trains teachers on behaviour, school leadership and special educational needs. He is also the author of Better Behaviour's sister publication, Leading Better Behaviour: A Guide for School Leaders.
Jarlath O'Brien has written a must read book for all leaders who are serious about making lasting change. Each chapter details systems and procedures, which reflect the legal duties of schools, their governing bodies and trustees, whilst making sure the rights of children, young people and their families are paramount.