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Teaching Assistant - The Burton Academy (Catch 22 Multi Academies Trust Limited)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • Zone 3 Grade C £18,823.62 - £23,594.00 pro rata (depending on experience)

Company DescriptionThe Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.Academy sponsorship is about using partnerships to provide specific expertise and skills to enhance standards. Catch22, with our existing wide experience of alternative education provision, brings a focus on academic and behavioural improvement leading to re-integration back to mainstream provision up to Key Stage 3, infrastructure support, improvement to pastoral provision and greater focus on preparing young people for the world of work.We look to increase access to one to one and mentoring opportunities through a mixture of off-site and extra-curricular events in order to improve the self-esteem and self-confidence of learners. We also implement speech and language development programmes.We offer a full national curriculum as well as a nurturing environment for primary and vocational subjects for older students. We have high aspirations for all learners, with an expectation that all secondary learners will work toward achieving at least five GCSEs.See the benefits of working for Catch22 here.The Burton Academy is an alternative education provision for 55 learners aged 11 to 16-years-old, whose needs cannot be met within a mainstream environment. The academy provides placements for young people in the Torbay area who exhibit social, emotional and behavioural concerns.A strong wrap-around approach at the academy enables learners to build their confidence, overcome barriers to learning and progress to a positive next step in their lives.Our high-quality, professional staff bring out the best in all learners through a personalised approach, enabling them to achieve beyond their expectations. Time with us can significantly improve a young person’s chances in life due to our mixture of high-quality teaching, consistency of boundaries and a nurturing philosophy.We believe that all learners have the ability to succeed and make the most of the next stages of their lives. We promote key life skills so that they have the confidence and tools to reach their full potential as learners and citizens.Job DescriptionJoin us as a Teaching Assistant and you could be playing a key role in providing an invaluable programme of education for vulnerable students who present challenging behaviours. As a Teaching Assistant, you will provide support for our students, ensuring that the education provision is of a high quality and that students are supported, motivated and challenged.If you have the passion, resilience and determination to make a difference, this really is a great opportunity to become part of a small team where you can see the impact your interventions are having. Join us and help change young people's lives for the better.As a Teaching Assistant, your main duties will be to:- Engage in interventions both in and out of lessons to foster effective participation of students in the social, behaviour and academic processes of the school;- Work with the team to implement behaviour management strategies and develop relationships with students who may be vulnerable and have complex needs;- Support the teacher in the delivery of engaging and successful lessons;- Work with individuals and groups of students, assist in ensuring students are kept on task and complete activities set by the teacher;- Deal with behavioural and special needs issues in conjunction with the teacher;- Deliver SEN interventions;- Help implement lesson plans, aims and contents with the teacher;- Provide feedback to students without reference to the teacher;- Support and work with the teacher in testing/assessment;- Provide individual student and group counselling if required;- Provide detailed written reports when addressing complex student needs;- Carry out a specific responsibility (e.g. speech therapy) and support other staff in the school when help is needed in this area;- Take responsibility for meetings with external school contacts, e.g. parents, education psychologist, GP;- Take responsibility for the whole class during the temporary absence of a teacher;- Work external to the school site, e.g. on trips, educational visits etc;- Supervise students at breaks and lunchtimes.Please click here for the full Job Description.QualificationsAs a Teaching Assistant, you will need to be resilient. Ideally, you will have a good standard of education, however the role is supportive. You will need to learn aspects of behaviour management and possess the skills and attributes to implement strategies and utilise de-escalation to diffuse behavioural issues. In addition, we are looking for candidates with:- A relevant professional qualification (NVQ level 2);- Level 2 English and Maths;- Knowledge of the statutory requirements of equal opportunities, discrimination, health and safety, SEN and safeguarding of children;- High expectations of students’ behaviour and clear strategies for working with challenging students;- Ability to work independently, supported by the teacher, with groups of, or individual, students;- Ability to work at an advanced level with the teacher in planning and delivery of teaching activities (including those defined in Individual Education Plans);- Experience of teaching children with EAL, SEN, speech and languages difficulties or other complex needs.Additional informationCatch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.At Catch22, we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose and a good place to live.Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.Face to face Interviews will take place but we may call you on the number you provide ahead of this to have an informal discussion about your application.
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Teacher - Sidbury C of E Primary School (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • MPS - UPS £25,714 - £41,604 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect the hours and weeks worked)

Sidbury C of E Primary is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.Sidbury C of E Primary School is seeking to appoint a teacher who is enthusiastic, skilled and flexible to work as part of our dedicated and positive teaching team.Sidbury is a one form entry, rural school with a very welcoming staff and great community spirit. If you are ready for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. This post is suitable for newly qualified teachers and experienced teachers. The post will start from September 2022.The successful candidate will initially be responsible for the teaching and learning in one of our seven classes.We are seeking a qualified teacher that has:- Proven success in the teaching and learning in one or more key stage;- Excellent communication skills leading to effective relationships with pupils, parents and staff;- A commitment to raising standards;- A personal philosophy which supports the Christian ethos of the school;- The ability to provide rich and creative learning experiences;- A growth mind-set; with the ability to instil this within your pupils.We can offer you:- Motivated and enthusiastic pupils;- Friendly and supportive staff, parents and Governors;- Opportunities to develop your leadership skills within our school and across our Multi Academy Trust;- In school and Trust-wide support and CPD opportunities;- Dedicated and committed staff;- Commitment to a broad and balanced enquiry-based curriculum.We welcome applicants to contact the school on 01395 597279 or sidbury@ventrus.org.uk for more information or to arrange a visit.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://ventrus.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2668870.Please apply by 9am on the closing date.Interview Date: 26 May 2022
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Teacher - Orchard Vale Community School (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • MPS £25,714 - £36,961 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect the hours and weeks worked)

Orchard Vale Community School is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.This fixed term position is required to cover maternity leave from 20 June 2022.We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and well-organised individual with a passion for teaching. As a member of Ventrus, a group of 15 Devon schools who actively work together on improving outcomes for its staff and pupils, we are looking to appoint a Teacher who can:- Be part of a team of ‘inspirational’ teachers;- Teach a creative and stimulating curriculum based on child-centred learning;- Work effectively alongside team members and show an exceptionally strong level of commitment;- Be committed to ensuring excellence, inclusion and high expectations;- Be highly effective in the planning, teaching and evaluation of lessons;- Be rigorous in ensuring all pupils make good progress;-Fully contribute to the wider life of the school;- Work collaboratively with a range of professionals.If you are interested and would like to discuss this post further, please contact Fiona Pearce, Headteacher, or Emily Gulliford, Deputy Headteacher, via orchardvale@ventrus.org.uk.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://ventrus.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2667219.Please apply by noon on the closing date.Interview Date: 6 June 2022 
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Site Manager - The Burton Academy (Catch22 Multi Academies Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • Zone 3 Grade D £20,319 - £27,939

Company DescriptionThe Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.Catch22 exists to help build a society where everyone has a good place to live, good people around them and a fulfilling purpose. We call these our '3Ps'.The Burton Academy is a specialist provision that offers full time education and therapeutic support to 56 children aged 12 to 16 years old. Pupils are referred to the Academy by the Local Authority as part of their duties to arrange SEN provision.Job DescriptionReports to: HeadteacherIn this role, you will be responsible for supporting the management of our academy premises to ensure that they provide a safe and secure environment for everybody. In addition, the premises should provide an environment which actively supports the process of learning.Main Duties and Accountabilities- Maintain the security of the premises by opening and closing premises, to monitor CCTV equipment where appropriate, repairing external doors, latches and fences to maintain a safe environment, operate and respond to alarm systems when appropriate, liaise with police, security and surveillance contractors and provide emergency access to the Academy site when required;- Undertake general repairs and maintenance around the site, inside and out, including changing light bulbs, clock batteries, door locks, woodwork, decorating, to ensure a safe environment is maintained;- Maintain adequate supplies of materials and supplies (bulbs, batteries, paint, ceiling tiles etc) re-ordering when needed via the School Administration team, to meet the establishment needs;- Maintain the appropriate storage of materials and equipment and follow the appropriate control systems for all stock items to facilitate the efficient operation of site maintenance, repairs and safety work;- Liaise with cleaning contractors to ensure cleaning of the Academy is in accordance with specification and ensure a clean and tidy environment is maintained at all times;- Ensure outside areas are kept free from litter, sweeping leaves, emptying bins, gritting, grass cutting and hedge trimming etc, to maintain a clean and tidy environment;- To be responsible for preventative planned maintenance programme in respect of buildings etc and grounds and ensure repairs are carried out satisfactorily;- To operate and maintain heating plant, cooling and lighting systems;- To maintain Academy vehicles and supervise servicing and repairs as well as monitor vehicle documentation including MOT certificates and log books;- To address faulty equipment and other maintenance requirements by organising and supervising repair and replacement within budgetary constraints;- To undertake regular site inspections and identify defects and record repair and maintenance requirements;- To advise on matters relating to energy control and conservation;- To contribute to planning, development and organisation of systems/procedures/policies and building development;- To undertake safety audits of premises and develop relevant Risk Assessments as required;- To be responsible for maintaining records, information and data, producing analysis and reposts as required;- To support the Headteacher in the supervision of contractors undertaking work on the Academy premises;- To support the Headteacher and take the day-to-day responsibility for Health and Safety as it applies to the premises and premises staff;- To support the Headteacher in ensuring that all the annual statutory maintenance requirements are carried out throughout the year including weekly checks of the fire alarm system;- On a daily basis, ensure the safety of the site through the term and during the Academy closure periods to minimise the possibility of theft and vandalism and to maintain the fabric of the buildings;- Undertake porter duties as required including the setting up of furniture and other equipment for planned activities;- To be available to deal with any emergency at all times and to be a nominated key holder for the fire/security alarms, 24 hours/7 days per week;- Undertake any duties as circumstances require, or at the reasonable request of the Headteacher or extended Leadership Team;- Complete all required documentation accurately and within agreed timescales to ensure that contract requirements are met;- This post may involve occasional travel outside of your base area;- This post may involve some evening and weekend work;- This post requires an enhanced DBS;- All holidays will need to be taken during school holidays;- To accurately complete all relevant paperwork in line with company procedures;- Ensure that you read, are familiar with and follow all of Catch22’s policies and procedures and ensure that you update yourself with any new or amended policies or procedures as and when necessary;- To take line management direction from line manager;- To act as an ambassador for Catch22, upholding and promoting our corporate values and to communicate possible opportunities for Catch22 service growth to line manager;- To undertake internal and external training as agreed with line manager and show commitment towards continuing professional development;- To undertake any other duties that can be reasonably expected of you within your job grade.Please click here to view the full Job Description.Qualifications, Experience and Skills- Proven experience of working within the area of premises/site management;- Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing;- Has demonstrated the ability to take the initiative, work independently and be able to accept responsibility;- Willing to contribute to the overall development of the school in a positive and committed way;- Committed to the professional development of themselves and others within the team;- Prepared to be flexible with regard to working hours;- Has the ability to relate to a wide range of young people, staff and adults who work or visit the school.See the benefits of working for Catch22 here.Catch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.At Catch22, we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose and a good place to live.Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.
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Lead Administrator (Communities) - Exeter Community Initiatives

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • NJC Scale Point 13-15 £23,023 - £23,953

Exeter Community Initiatives is looking for a conscientious and pro-active Lead Administrator to act as the main point of contact for their project Exeter Connect - a city-wide Voluntary & Community Sector Support Service. This is an exciting, varied and responsible role, in which the right candidate will support systems and processes for collection, collation and input of data, supporting the manager to ensure an efficient and high-quality service is delivered by the team.It is essential that candidates have a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly Excel, and experience of using business analytics and CRM systems is desirable.We are offering the possibility for remote working, although in-person attendance will be required at times.For an informal discussion, please contact Ellie Taylor on 01392 205800 or ellie.taylor@eci.org.uk.We would welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as these are currently under-represented at ECI.ECI are committed to safeguarding and this post requires an enhanced disclosure.The application details can be found at www.eci.org.uk/charity-info/work-us.Interview Date: 13 June 2022ECI is a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and positive about mental healthECI is a registered charity number: 1026229
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Design and Technology Teacher - Pilton Community College (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time
  • MPS - UPS £25,714 - £41,604 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Pilton Community College is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and dynamic Design and Technology teacher to teach food and textiles across the full ability range at Key Stages 3 and 4. Strong subject knowledge and a passion for the subject are essential. In addition, we would welcome applicants who have the ability to teach KS4 child development or a similar course.This position is starting in September 2022 and is an exciting opportunity for either an experienced Design and Technology teacher or a newly qualified Design and Technology teacher, to join our friendly and rapidly improving school in Barnstaple.The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher and will have the advantage of working alongside our highly committed, professional and dedicated team with excellent support packages for NQTs and new staff and outstanding opportunities for CPD.You must have high expectations of yourself, your colleagues and your students and be committed to creating a stimulating learning environment which challenges everyone to achieve the highest standards. You must be highly organised, with the ability to establish effective learning opportunities and deliver outstanding lessons; encouraging our students to be the best they can.If you have the ability to inspire, motivate, challenge and support students to ensure they make good progress - we would like to hear from you.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://ventrus.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2665713.Please apply by noon on the closing date.Interview Date: 26 / 27 May 2022
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Evening College Experience Lead (Higher Education and Adult Learning) - Exeter College

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £24,936 - £26,576

Exeter College has a vision to provide exceptional education opportunities through our adult education programmes. We currently have over 5,000 18 + students enrolled on a wide range of different programmes and qualifications, including courses delivered in the evenings. Our ambition to ensure that we are providing the right provision and support opportunities for adults in Exeter and the surrounding areas to progress through education and to develop the skills required to further their careers.We are looking for a creative and innovative individual to evolve and lead on the support for our adult students in the evening, as well as raising awareness of all evening activity taking place across Exeter College sites. You will be the key link for our evening students and work to ensure they are fully aware of, and have access to, Exeter College’s Student Services support. You will work alongside our evening teaching staff to ensure successful delivery of our provision as well be a key contact for students, staff and visitors on college activity in the evening.We are looking for someone who is highly organised with excellent communication skills, who is able to multi-task, produce work to an accurate, high standard and have a flexible, confident approach to working within a varied environment. As the first point of contact for many of our students, staff and visitors, exceptional customer service skills are crucial for this role. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and to take responsibility for the efficient running of operations. You will need to be confident in using a range of IT packages including MS Word, Excel and Outlook.This is a great opportunity to support and gain experience in a motivated and friendly team at the College.Exeter College offers some fantastic benefits including:- 28 days annual leave per annum, plus bank holidays, plus a Christmas closure period (which has been 2 weeks in recent years);- Great opportunities for career progression;- Options for flexible working;- Numerous discounts at local retailers;- Cycle to work benefit scheme;- Discounted college courses for adults;- A range of staff development and wellbeing activities;- You will also have the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.For further information, or to arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lucinda Sanders, Director of Higher Education and Adult Learning, on 07825 968942.Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.Exeter College is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.If you have the experience, skills and knowledge we are looking for and wish to join a successful, forward looking employer, please view the detailed job description and apply via www.exe-coll.ac.uk/College/Jobs.We do not accept CVs, no agencies please.
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Registered Manager - Trevi

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £35,500 - £42,700 (depending on experience)

Hours include ad hoc weekends and evenings in line with the 24-hour nature of a residential service - including on call.Are you looking for a new, exciting challenge for 2022? We are searching for a Registered Manager to step in and continue to inspire and lead a well-established, experienced team whilst keeping safeguarding at the front and centre of practice.Our Daffodil Family Centre opened its doors in early 2020 and is a national parenting assessment centre based in Plymouth. Since opening, we have worked with nearly 40 families.This unique service offers a strength-based parenting assessment that aims to support the parent to identify what changes they need to make to keep their child safe, providing residential parenting assessment to inform childcare proceedings. We have developed a reputation for offering a nurturing service for both children and their parents, yet also able to make clear recommendations for the court arena.Our current manager has successfully led the team and developed our assessment model, which uses a social work and psychological approach. We are now seeking an individual who can continue to provide effective leadership, governance and management and promote the reputation of the service.The role is a strategically significant one for Trevi and brings with it both opportunity and challenges. It will suit someone who is experienced in the children's social care arena and who has a passion for delivering high quality care to vulnerable families.We are looking for someone who is committed to working from a trauma informed perspective.We will be hosting an open day for prospective candidates wishing to learn more about the role and meet the team.Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women and women with lived experience. There is a support package available for those wishing to relocate.Any offer of employment will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, costs of which will be met by Trevi.Trevi is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.For information on how to get an application pack, please visit www.trevi.org.uk/about-trevi/jobs.
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Head of Year 7 (Non-Teaching Post) - South Dartmooor Community College & the Atrium (Westcountry Schools Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time/Term Time
  • Devon NJC Grade F: £29,174 - £32,798 per annum pro rata. (£24,983 - £28,086 actual)

Required to start 1st September 2022. Based at South Dartmoor Community College & the Atrium, Balland Lane, Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7EW.Working as part of the Westcountry Schools Trust (WeST).South Dartmoor Community College and the Atrium are seeking to appoint a highly organised, enthusiastic and inspirational Year Leader.  This is a full time, permanent position.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Directors of Key Stages and the Assistant Head teachers for Progress and Culture to ensure all students in Year 7 fulfil their potential.  S/he will be a hard-working individual with high expectations and an unwavering determination to get the best for students.  This post is a non-teaching role, with the successful candidate expected to take on the whole school responsibility of primary transition.The College is on a rapid improvement journey and has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential.  We have excellent pastoral support and our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school.  We are proud of our students.  The relationships between staff and students are strong.  Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA—Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).If you want to work in an inspiring, fully inclusive environment with students who want to succeed, and friendly, supportive staff, then we want to hear from you!  You will join a passionate and dedicated team, and a Trust who is committed to providing professional development and opportunities for all colleagues.  Part of the WeST Trust, we are an 11-18 College situated in Ashburton on the edge of Dartmoor.  With impressive facilities, the college currently caters for approximately 900 students.  Devon is a lovely place to live with the stunning Dartmoor and the beautiful Devon and Cornwall Coastline on your doorstep. South Dartmoor Community College & the Atrium are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of  children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check. For more information and to apply for this post, please visit our website www.southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk .  If you would like to discuss the position please contact Jen Veal, Executive Head teacher, jveal@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk. Completed applications should be submitted to Cleo Perry, PA to the Executive Head teacher cperry@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk.  Please note CVs will not be accepted.All applications need to be submitted electronically by 8am on the closing date.Interview Date: 25 or 26 May 2022
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Cross-Curricular Teacher - The Burton Academy (Catch22 Multi Academies Trust)

  • Torbay
  • Full Time
  • MPS

Catch22 exists to help build a society where everyone has a good place to live, good people around them, and a fulfilling purpose. We call these our '3Ps'.We achieve this in two ways. First we improve lives on the frontline through delivery of public services. Secondly, we use our knowledge to change 'the system', to fix the complex web that can trap and disempower those it was set up to help. With the heart of a charity and the mindset of a business, we are uniquely placed to deliver on this challenging agenda.Required for September 2022, we are looking for a cross-curricular teacher to join our team at our alternative provision, The Burton Academy. Experience and interest in teaching outdoor education, PE and Forest School is desirable but not essential to the role. You will be teaching small groups of students who have emotional and behavioural difficulties. The work is intensive and requires flexibility, sensitivity, patience and resilience. An ability to work with and engage students with creativity and passion is essential.You will be part of a small but effective team where communication and professionalism is paramount. The work, whilst challenging, is extremely rewarding. Primarily, you will be required to teach, produce schemes of work and lesson plans, and act in a tutor capacity to a small group of students. Building rapport with students/families/carers is key to this role and you will need to liaise with a variety of agencies to problem solve student issues and barriers to learning.Previous experience of working within alternative provision is not essential, as full training will be provided, and we would welcome applications from mainstream teachers looking to broaden their experience within the education landscape. We positively encourage anyone interested in applying to visit the academy if they are able to do so, where you will be given a tour around our calm, friendly environment and can meet members of our supportive team.For further information and to apply please visit https://smrtr.io/8X6nB.
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Class Teachers (2 posts) - Whimple Primary School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time
  • TPS

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for two individuals to join us from 1 September 2022.Post 1 is permanent and will teach in Reception/Class 1. Post 2 is initially temporary with the possibility of becoming permanent (due to restructuring within the teaching team) and will teach a mixed year 1 and 2 class.Whimple Primary School is a small village school with a warm, friendly and supportive atmosphere. Situated on the outskirts of Exeter, close to Ottery St Mary.Our school aspires to be a safe environment at the heart of the community where everyone is valued, and which encourages all the children to achieve their potential whilst being caring and aware of both their physical and mental wellbeing. The school promotes the 6Rs - Responsibility, Respect, Resourcefulness, Reasoning, Reflection and Resilience.We have an excellent team of staff who create a nurturing working environment where children feel supported and encouraged to take responsibility for themselves, others and their surroundings.For details of the school, please visit www.whimple-primary.devon.sch.uk.Candidates are welcome to visit the school outside of school hours by arranging an appointment with the school. Please telephone 01404 822584 to arrange.Whimple Primary School require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.This role requires a DBS disclosure.This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.To obtain an application form, please email hmitchell@whimpleprimary.co.uk.Please apply by noon on the closing date.Interview Date: w/c 6 June 2022
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Teacher of Science - The Burton Academy (Catch22 Multi Academies Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • MPS/UPS

The Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.Academy sponsorship is about using partnerships to provide specific expertise and skills to enhance standards. Catch22, with our existing wide experience of alternative education provision, brings a focus on academic and behavioural improvement leading to re-integration back to mainstream provision up to Key Stage 3, infrastructure support, improvement to pastoral provision and greater focus on preparing young people for the world of work.We look to increase access to one to one and mentoring opportunities through a mixture of off-site and extra curricular events in order to improve the self-esteem and self-confidence of learners. We also implement speech and language development programmes.We offer a full national curriculum as well as a nurturing environment for primary and vocational subjects for older students. We have high aspirations for all learners, with an expectation that all secondary learners will work toward achieving at least five GCSEs.Job DescriptionWe are looking for a Science Teacher to work in our alternative education provision. You will be teaching students who have emotional and behavioural difficulties, in small groups. The work is intensive, and requires flexibility, sensitivity, patience and resilience. An ability to work with and engage all students with creativity and passion towards the subject is essential.We have a fully resourced science laboratory on site, and are aspirational about the quality of the education we deliver; we currently offer GCSE Biology, alongside other qualification levels, but aim to increase the breadth of our GCSE STEM provision with this appointment.You will be part of a small but effective team where communication and professionalism is paramount. The work, whilst challenging, is extremely rewarding. Primarily, you will be required to teach, produce schemes of work and lesson plans. Building rapport with students/families/carers is key to this role and you will need to liaise with a variety of agencies to problem-solve student issues and barriers to learning.As a teacher in our school, your main accountabilities will include:Teaching and learning:    • Creating an inspirational learning environment with high expectations of learner achievement, success and progression, respecting individual differences in culture and background and reflecting this in the environment of the classroom.• Overseeing and co-ordinating the development of your subject(s) area. • Planning, producing and updating schemes of work to meet curriculum, inspection, and accreditation requirements, taking into account guidance from the DfE and other regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with all current requirements.• Preparing and delivering lessons/learning activities to individuals and groups of learners as required by the curriculum/timetable that:• Are informed by relevant and up to date subject, curriculum and pedagogical knowledge.• Reflect the wide range of needs of students within your classroom.• Use a range of teaching and learning strategies and resources in line with the school’s teaching and learning policy adapted to learners’ individual needs.• Developing learning resources and learning routes that meet learner needs and the requirements of Catch22 and commissioner requirements.• Preparing lessons for off-site students, for support staff to deliver.• Implementing and maintaining systems for monitoring and evaluating learning activities to ensure they are effective and worthwhile and best practice is maintained.• Identifying clear teaching objectives, learning outcomes and Individual Education Plans (IEPs).• Supporting and guiding learners so that they can reflect on their learning, identify the progress they have made and set positive targets for improvement.• Maintaining a regular system of monitoring, assessment, record-keeping and reporting of student’s progress using targets, tracking and other school systems.• Providing management information and other statistical data• Maintaining good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their wellbeing.  Setting high expectations for behaviour and being responsible for behaviour management within your classroom and aiding in behavioural management across the school.• Building effective and supporting relationships with students and families/carers; embedding that trust and support within the education process. Liaising with outside agencies as appropriate.• Working as part of a team to ensure effective pastoral support for learners.• Ensuring the effective use of support staff within the classroom.• Undertaking relevant administrative tasks associated with the teaching function including examination/accreditation entries for learners, register taking and invigilation.Other duties:• Acting as a role model; champion Catch22 and the Education Directorate’s vision and values.• Comply with Catch22 policies and procedures including safeguarding, child protection, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality.• Undertake personal and professional development activities and liaise with other staff so knowledge and best practice can be shared.Please click here to view full Job DescriptionPerson SpecificationQualifications    •    Qualified Teacher Status    •    Additional relevant qualification (Desirable)Practical and Professional Experience    •    Successful record of Science teaching experience, including an outstanding track    record of positive behaviour management•    Clear evidence of initiative and innovation•    Experience of teaching pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties•    Experience of working within a special school and/or an alternative provision•    Reading SEN Statements and identifying needs from them•    Assessment of new pupils’ strengths and needs•    Experience in writing IEPs and personalising learning plans (Desirable)•    Holder of a valid manual driving licence (Desirable)Management and Leadership    •    Ability to motivate disaffected pupils•    Ability to inspire and motivate colleagues, including classroom support staff•    Broad understanding of behaviour management issues•    Outstanding classroom organisation skills•    Experience of developing and/or implementing behaviour management schemes (Desirable)•    Understanding of performance management issues (Desirable)Interpersonal Skills    •    Ability to work in a team•    Excellent communication skills: verbal and written•    Ability to work sensitively with people, including conflict resolution•    Approachable and caring•    Ability to mediate, consult and encourage•    Solution focused•    Can be assertive with pupils and adults•    Practical, resilient and able to remain constructive under pressureCurriculum    •    In-depth knowledge of the curriculum for Entry Level and GCSE Science qualifications•    Familiar with relevant Schemes of Work•    Understands implications of curriculum leadership•    IT literate•    Evidence of thorough, high quality planning, with a focus on individual pupil progress and differentiation•    Awareness of National Strategies•    Passionate about own curriculum subjectSafeguarding   •    Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures and protocols•    Satisfactory enhanced DBS check and referencesStaff Development    •    Motivated to pursue continuous professional development•    Willing to actively contribute to staff development, including that of classroom support staff•    Seeks additional qualification/s (Desirable)•    Evidence of active participation in staff development activities, including contributions to INSET (Desirable)Governors, Parents and wider Community    •    Ability to communicate clearly, sympathetically and sensitively with whole school community•    Understands the function of school governors•    Seeks the involvement of the wider community in school•    Experience of successful work with a range of outside agencies (Desirable)Vision•    Child-centred•    Strives for excellence in all educational practice•    Actively supports the school aims    •    Understanding of current government educational policiesAdditional InformationCatch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.See the benefits of working for Catch22 here.Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.At Catch22 we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose, and a good place to live. To apply please visit: https://smrtr.io/8RvJk
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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Level 4) - Honiton Primary School

  • East Devon
  • Term Time
  • £12.66 - £14.26 per hour

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and dedicated individual to join our school. Getting the right person or people for this role is very important to us - we would therefore welcome applications from people who would like to work full-time and make a real difference to children's lives. This role involves supporting and covering various classes across the school, as needed, to release teachers or limit the impact of illness.  You will need to have good literacy and numeracy skills, as well as the ability to manage children to do their best whilst behaving well. Above all, you need to be able to build a warm and positive relationship with the children, so that they can feel safe and secure in school. A range of other sensible duties may be asked at the discretion of the Headteacher or Deputy; such as booster groups etc if not needed for cover.School Led Tutoring will be available to the right applicant, payable at Grade G as overtime, until the end of the Summer Term 2022.A willingness to work as part of a team, as well as taking your own initiative when required, is essential. Experience of working within a school in a similar role would be extremely beneficial, as is particular experience of teaching at various key stages. The hours are 8.30 – 3.30 (including 55 minute lunch) Monday - Friday, term time only. We would like the successful candidate to start work in January 2022.Please see the job description and person specification for further details of the post. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.This role requires a DBS disclosure.This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.Failure to disclose important information may lead to dismissal if discovered at a later date. Offer of appointment for the successful candidate will be conditional upon receipt of satisfactory references. Honiton Primary is an equal opportunities employer.An HPS application form and further details can be downloaded from the vacancies section of our school website Home | Honiton Primary School  or by emailing admin@honiton-pri.devon.sch.uk.  CV's will not be considered. 
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Youth Support Worker (Fablab Maker) - DYS Space Ltd

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time
  • JNC: unqualified scale Pt 5-6, qualified scale Pt 7-10 (actual salary £5,740 - £6,571)

SPACE is an ambitious and innovative charity, driven by our values and seeking to support even more young people by developing current and new services. Our employees strive to achieve the best they can and must be committed to seeing the best in others. We value everyone's contribution and create safe spaces for exploration and growth.Do you want to help us unlock potential with young people and their communities? Do you love a challenge?We have an exciting opportunity to join us and become part of a team who work with young people, engaging in meaningful activities and programmes that seek to unlock their potential, give them a voice and positively shape their future prospects.What is the role?- We are seeking candidates either with experience and knowledge of working in a maker space (Fablab), or with the associated equipment and software (3d printers, CNC machine, vinyl plotters etc) or with a keen interest in learning these skills;- Being creative and listening to others’ ideas;- Excellent collaborative and team player skills.Who we’re looking forAbout You:- Experience or interest in working in a vibrant and busy youth centre with teenagers in small and large groups;- Collaborative, resourceful and dynamic;- A passion for Fablab - making and design.As part of our ambitions to improve equality and diversity, we would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under any of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010, which include race, age, disability, gender, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.What we offer- Annual leave: 6 weeks for the first 5 years then increased to 7 weeks (pro-rata’d for part-time roles);- Additional 3 Statutory days given between Christmas and new year plus bank holidays;- Pension contributions starting at 6% rising to 8% in the third year;- Employee assistance programme 24/7;- Casual dress code;- Social occasions;- Continuous Professional Development: formal and informal training opportunities;- Enhanced sick pay;- Trained wellbeing champions available for a chat;- Chromebook and work mobile;- Value-driven culture.If you’d like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jenny on 07590 639379 or, for more information, please visit www.spaceyouthservices.org.At SPACE, we work with young people and are fully committed to ensuring their safeguarding and welfare is a priority at all times. As part of our Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, all of our employees, contractors and volunteers will be expected to comply. Upon a conditional offer of appointment being made, all employees will also be required to satisfy our pre-employment screening process which will include:- An identity check (photo ID);- Receipt of satisfactory references cover for 3 years to current;- Documentary evidence of right to work in the UK;- A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).How to applyPlease read the job description and apply with your CV and supporting statement, describing your passion for this role even if you don’t feel you meet every point in the description.To apply for this post, please download and complete the attached supporting statement and return, along with your CV, either by email to recruitment@spacepsm.org or by post to DYS Space Ltd, 100 Club, Wear Barton Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 7EH.Interview Date: 20 June 2022 (Exmouth Youth Centre)
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Kitchen Manager - Stokeinteignhead Primary School (United Schools Federation)

  • Teignbridge
  • Part Time/Term Time
  • £9.99 per hour

An opportunity has arisen to join our successful federation at Stokeinteignhead Primary School, near Newton Abbot, as a Kitchen Manager. Stokeinteignhead Primary School is very fortunate to be hugely popular in the community.  The children, parents, staff and governors, together with the local community, are supportive and welcoming.We are looking to recruit as soon as possible at our, friendly village primary school.  Under the direction of the Federation Kitchen Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day catering operations providing a lunchtime hot meal service to the pupils and staff.  Overtime will be payable for exceptionally busy occasions e.g. Christmas lunch!Our ideal candidate will be a committed and professional person with a welcoming personality. You must have previous experience of working in catering and have a good knowledge of food hygiene and preparation. A moderate amount of lifting is necessary as part of the duties will include taking provisions.  A Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering qualification or equivalent will be required, however, training can be done in post if necessary.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.This role requires a DBS disclosure.This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.You may visit the school beforehand to view the school kitchen - please telephone 01626 873208 or email admin@stokeinteignhead.org to enquire about a mutually convenient time and date. You will be based at Stokeinteignhead Primary School, however, you may occasionally need to visit other schools within the federation for training purposes. You may also view the school website or ask at the school office.If you have the necessary skills please see the attachments for full details and apply by DCC application form.  Please return your competed application form to applications@st-michaels-pri.devon.sch.uk.We welcome your completed application by noon on the closing date.
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Middle Leader & Teacher - Courtlands School (Transforming Futures Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • MPR1-UPR3 £25,714 - £41,604 plus SEN1 £2,290 plus TLR2a £2,873

Start Date: pending pre-employment checks and notice periods.Courtlands is a friendly and ambitious school which is part of Transforming Futures Trust in Plymouth which caters for primary aged children (4-11) with Moderate Learning Difficulties and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Our innovative curriculum is based on meeting individual’s needs rather than schemes of work, and it provides a wide range of curriculum and therapeutic input.We are looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join the team. We are looking for a teacher with a real passion for working with complex but rewarding children in a supportive and compassionate environment. You will need high levels of emotional resilience, and effective coping strategies born out of successful experience of teaching and supporting children with complex needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties including ADHD and attachment disorders; Communication and Interaction needs including autism and speech & language difficulties. This could be in either a special school or mainstream school, with mainstream experience being an advantage.As the Middle Leader & Teacher, you will:- Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class ensuring equality of opportunity for all;- Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils;- Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children within the school and to provide effective middle leadership, supporting and challenging teams and reporting to SLT.We welcome applications from experienced teachers for this post and although this position is not suitable for newly qualified teachers in general, if you are newly qualified and have considerable and sustained SEND experience in addition to teacher training, then we will consider your application. In addition to leading a class, you will have responsibility for a curriculum area or support a curriculum leader in their role, depending on experience.Please head over to www.transformingfutures.org.uk to view all our current vacancies and to download the job description, applicant pack and application form.Your completed application form should be returned by email to tftrecruitment@deltservices.co.uk.Interview Date: all day 22 June 2022 and one hour on 23 June 2022 (two day process)
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Pastoral Tutors (2 posts) - The Outdoors Group Ltd

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £24,000 per annum

Required to start 22 August 2022.The Outdoors Group School is an Independent Special School that is based solely outside in a woodland setting for learners with SEMH and ASD needs. We believe in developing the whole learner, not just their academic ability. We use a project-based method, allowing the learner to be completely autonomous, whilst contributing to a well-rounded education based on skills for lifelong learning and personal development.The school caters for KS2 and KS3 learners (ages 7-14) and aims to provide a space for learners to develop skill sets and a growth mindset that they have been unable to in previous settings. We have now had approval to extend our provision to include KS4. We work closely with learners’ support networks, both professional and familial, and try to create a holistic and engaging place for learners to grow.We are looking for two Pastoral Tutors to join our busy team in South Brent, who will be expected to work closely with the other members of their team, to deliver learner centred learning opportunities, ensuring they differentiate lesson plans and schemes of work to apply to the individual needs of their learners. Pastoral Tutors work alongside our Curriculum Tutors to lead learning groups made up of Learning Support Assistants and 1:1 staff.If you are interested in joining our motivated team to work in a new innovative setting, in the outdoors, we look forward to receiving your application.For further information about the role, please view the full job specification which can be found on www.outdoorsgroup.co.uk/work-with-us.If you want to discuss the role, please email hr@outdoorsgroup.co.uk.This post requires a DBS check & PRICE Training (PRICE Training is provided as part of the induction process).To apply for this role, you will need to complete our application form which is available on www.outdoorsgroup.co.uk/application-for-employment.
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Specialist Teacher of English with possibility of media (2 posts) - St Peter's CofE VA School

  • Exeter
  • Multiple Terms
  • TPS

Post 1:  Permanent, 1 FTEPost 2:  Fixed Term 1 FTERequired from: September 2022 At St. Peter’s we are not looking forward to getting back to ‘normal’ after Covid.  Instead, we have re-imagined ways in which we can develop and improve on our existing strong foundations and reputation.  This role represents just one of a number of ways in which we will further enhance our students’ academic and pastoral experiences to developing their character to ‘live life to the full’.St Peter’s is an oversubscribed school, known as a high performing school and nationally recognised for our approaches to character education. Our most recent Ofsted inspection (‘Good’ November 2019 and SIAMS inspection (‘Excellent’ May 2019) indicate the significant progress we have made in developing well rounded students who ‘live life to the full’.We are seeking to appoint a permanent Specialist Teacher of English (with a possibility of teaching media) and a fixed term Specialist Teacher of English (with a possibility of teaching media) to work alongside the Lead Practitioner: English, Subject Learning Leader: English and English Team with a relentless focus in providing the very best outcomes and experiences for students in their care.We are seeking enthusiastic and innovative English Teachers to join the English Department in St Peter's for a full time, permanent and fixed term post. This is an exciting opportunity to teach both English Language and English Literature across KS3 and 4. We are a committed, dynamic and interesting team, who are exploring new approaches and share ideas and resources readily to support one another. If you are committed to ensuring all students make progress in English, work well within a team and are passionate about teaching engaging lessons, then we would love to hear from you. The successful candidates will be enthusiastic and passionate about making a difference to the life chances of students.  They will be able to be calm under pressure, work positively with students, parents, staff and external agencies and have strong people skills and a desire to learn, sometimes in challenging situations.  In summary a great Specialist English Teacher makes a positive difference to students by helping to keep them safe and ensuring students take personal responsibility for their learning progress.Our students make working here a real pleasure, and as such we have high expectation for both our students and ourselves.We offer:• a welcoming and friendly team of excellent staff• a supportive working environment • students with a drive to succeedIt is important that the successful candidate is willing and has the ability to offer time and energy to our well-being programme &/or extra-curricular provision (which we believe adds significant value to our character based approaches to education and is crucial to our relational approaches, including such opportunities as Duke of Edinburgh, Sports, Arts and Ten Tors offer).As a Church of England Aided School, in cases of equal merit preference will be given to candidates who are in sympathy with the foundation. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.This role requires a DBS disclosure.This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.Please download the application pack from www.spexe.org.Please apply by  Midday on the closing date.
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Curriculum Tutor - The Outdoors Group Ltd

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £24,000 per annum

Required to start August 2022.The Outdoors Group School is an independent special school that is based outside in a woodland setting for learners with SEMH and ASD needs. We believe in developing the whole learner, not just their academic ability. We use a project-based method allowing the learner to be completely autonomous contributing to a well-rounded education, based on skills for lifelong learning and personal development.The school caters for KS2, KS3 and, most recently, KS4 learners and aims to provide a space for learners to develop skill sets and a growth mindset that they have been unable to in previous settings. We work closely with learners’ support networks, both professional and familial, and try to create a holistic and engaging place for learners to grow.We are looking for Curriculum Tutors to join our team in South Brent, who will be expected to work closely with the other members of their team, to deliver learner centred learning opportunities, ensuring they differentiate lesson plans and schemes of work to apply to the individual needs of their learners.If you are interested in joining our motivated team to work in a new innovative setting, in the outdoors, we look forward to receiving your application.For further information about the role, please view the full job specification which can be found on www.outdoorsgroup.co.uk/work-with-us.If you want to discuss the role, please email hr@outdoorsgroup.co.uk.This post requires a DBS check & PRICE Training (PRICE Training is provided as part of the induction process).To apply for this role, you will need to complete our application form which is available on www.outdoorsgroup.co.uk/application-for-employment.
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Teaching Assistant - Willowbank Primary School (First Federation Trust)

  • Mid Devon
  • Term Time
  • £ 13,541 - £14,657 (actual salary)

Required to start as soon as possible.The First Federation Trust, a Multi Academy Trust of 16 primary schools, is seeking to recruit a Temporary Teaching Assistant position at Willowbank Primary School. Willowbank School is a popular, expanding school, with  with 286 pupils and 11 classes.We are seeking to appoint a caring, reflective and flexible individual to support children with their learning.We are look for a candidate who can:•  support in class, small groups or individuals •  work under the direction of the class teacher and liase with other professionals both within and outside the      school•  provide support to pupils both academically and pastorallyYou will be expected to show a high degree of initiative and be able to react to given situations with integrity and   compassion We are a friendly, welcoming school where team work is at the heart of everything we do to ensure every child thrives.In return we can offer:• The opportunity to work with a progressive and forward thinking Multi Academy Trust• Cycle to work scheme• Contributory pension through Local Government PensionWillowbank School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.Please apply via the link https://www.firstfederation.org/vacancies/ Interviews: Friday 27th May 2022
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Social Worker/Community Care Worker (or equivalent role with relevant experience) - Mayfield Special School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • Grade G-J (depending on experience and post offered - please contact the school for more details)

Torbay Education Safeguarding Service (TESS) is a unique service supporting schools in Torbay to promote the welfare of their children and young people. Led by an experienced social worker, the service is on hand to offer advice and guidance to schools when there are concerns for the welfare of their pupils. Established in August 2014, the service works in partnership with Children’s Services to ensure that the most proportionate response is devised to keep children safe, preferably in the community. Although the employment contract sits with Mayfield school, we work with every school in the Bay in terms of our commitment to Children’s Services and provide a dedicated advice and support service to the majority of schools in Torbay. In addition to providing advice on thresholds, we provide occasional training, supervision and attendance at Team around the Family meetings.TESS are an integral part of the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) within Children’s Services and provide a daily commitment to liaising with schools to obtain the wishes and feelings of children to inform decision making attending MASH meetings and strategy meetings as required.We are now in a position to add to our team (start date 5 September 2022). Whilst this could be a qualified social worker, we also recognise that there are other professionals with extensive knowledge of safeguarding and a passion to improve outcomes for children. In addition, some individuals have a range of experience and skills but may not have had the opportunity to study for a professional qualification. Hence the position is offered at two pay grades - necessary to comply with HR requirements. If this describes you, please consider applying for the position which has guaranteed funding until August 2024. There is the likelihood of future funding based on our experience so far.This represents a unique opportunity, and we would welcome candidates who are confident with social care thresholds and who are able to develop creative community-based solutions to schools.This is a term time only role, working 39 weeks per annum. Holiday pay is included in the contract and there is no provision for time off in term time.Please make it clear on your application form which post you are advertising for.If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sarah James, Team Manager, on 07525 815441.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and other safeguarding checks.Only applications made through our TES portal will be checked.CVs will not be accepted in place of a standard application form.Interview Date: w/c 11 July 2022
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Attendance Administrator - The Park Community School (Tarka Learning Partnership)

  • North Devon
  • Multiple Terms
  • £16,633 per annum for 37.5 hours per week; £11,089 per annum for 25 hours per week, including holiday pay (£19,264 - £20,043 FTE)

Responsible to: SLT PA & Communications Officer Work Pattern: Part time or full time considered but term time only. Full time 37.5 hours per week 38.8 weeks per year,  general working hours will be 8.30-4.30pm, term time onlyPart time 25 hours per week 38.8 weeks per year, 9.00am -2.30pm Monday - Friday (hours negotiable), term time only Required to start as soon as possible.Principal Accountabilities:The Attendance Administrator will work as a member of the Park School office team, and alongside key school staff, to promote excellent attendance and punctuality, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance. The post holder will:1.  Promote and support high levels of attendance in order to meet Government targets.2.  Support students and families to achieve full academic potential through excellent attendance.3.  Promote a positive attendance and punctuality culture.Shared Responsibilities:1. Foster community links2. Liaise with TLP, service providers, schools and colleges3. Inform and monitor whole school targets4. Work to strengthen and enhance The Park Community School’s values and culture5. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.Key Function 1 – Monitor and Record Students Attendance• To work closely with the other Attendance Officer to ensure all attendance matters are effectively completed • To ensure all registers are completed on a daily basis and that missing marks or unexplained absences are promptly accounted for and followed through in line with the School’s Attendance policy.• To check and remind staff to complete registers. • To follow School Policy of ‘first day contact’ within the school. • To maintain an accurate system for students signing in/out of school.• To liaise with alternative provider’s daily regarding Park students’ attendance as appropriate and maintain accurate records for students with part-time timetables and those who are dual registered.• To monitor the daily attendance of identified vulnerable students, contacting parents if absent and liaising with key colleagues to highlight attendance concerns.• To respond to and coordinate telephone calls and walkie talkie requests regarding student attendance with parents and the Senior Leadership Team.• To collate, maintain and update attendance data ensuring timely input of relevant information i.e. exams, music lessons, sporting events, work based learning appointments, absence requests, trips etc and to keep management and other relevant staff updated as appropriate regarding student absence.• To coordinate parent/carer requests for absence, liaising with colleagues and agencies as appropriate, recording, monitoring and updating attendance marks and producing letters.• To produce accurate records/reports relating to penalty notices and court hearings.• To attend the school’s EWO meetings, prepare Attendance letters and ensure records are kept up to date.• To attend and take notes in parent/Head of Year meetings where appropriate• To produce half termly/termly attendance certificates.• To prioritise work in conjunction with the Deputy Head / Head of Year and under the direction of the School’s Education Welfare Lead in accordance with the Attendance Policy.• To liaise with colleagues about individuals and groups of students, using regular attendance checks and contact with parents/carers and students to improve levels of attendance. • To collate information with regard to the attendance of students who may be experiencing attendance difficulties in order to inform school, Education Welfare and parents/carers.• To collate information with regard to the punctuality of students who may be experiencing difficulties in order to inform school, Education Welfare and parents/carers.• To maintain confidentiality at all times when working with other agencies and honour information sharing and personal data collection protocols.Key Function 2 – Reporting on Attendance • To input, monitor and report attendance throughout the academic year.• To assist and check records prior to the Census to ensure school attendance is accurate and up to date.• To produce and interpret information relating to attendance and late patterns.• To assist with the identification of individual students and vulnerable groups requiring support to improve their attendance record. • To work with the Senior Leadership Team/Heads of Year, Agencies, Local Authority and families to exchange information and determine appropriate levels of intervention.• To coordinate parental support, advice and guidance where appropriate in improving their child’s attendance, including liaison with regard to home and school visits with the designated EWO.• To produce weekly and other periodic reports as directed by the designated EWO/Head of Year/Deputy Head• To liaise with designated colleagues for issues relating to Child Protection and record information on our Safeguarding system.• To keep up to date with relevant policies, legislation and Absence Recording systems.• To produce half termly data to allow for comparison and analysis.Key Function 3 – Support the Office Team• Supporting the production and data input of timely sanction and admissions communications and information, including following up and administrative actions arising from these.• Assist with other student data input and updating student records.• The post holder will work as part of the Office Administration team and will be required to support the team with other administrative, communication and receptionist duties as directed by the line manager.• Flexibility of working hours may be required on occasions.Please return your completed application form to hr@theparkschool.org.uk. 
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Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator - Brunel Academy (Catch 22 Multi Academies Trust Limited)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • Catch22 Main Pay Range (MPR) £25,714 - £36,597 plus SEN Allowance 1

The Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.The Brunel Academy is a specialist provision for learners aged 11 to 16 whose needs cannot be met within a mainstream environment. All students have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) in relation to their Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.At The Brunel Academy, we believe that everyone needs the same three things to thrive. Our vision is a strong community where everyone has a good place to learn, a purpose and good people around them. We do this through high quality teaching and learning based on effective relationships that enable the achievement of life skills and meaningful qualifications. We believe that all learners have the ability to succeed and make the most of the next stages of their lives. We promote key life skills so that they have the confidence and tools to reach their full potential as learners and citizens.Required to start as soon as possible following interview (subject to clearances).We are looking to appoint someone who is enthusiastic, adaptable and resilient who wants to be instrumental in bridging the gap between education, social care and family links. The role will be both challenging and highly rewarding. You will oversee the day-to-day operation of provision for learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and provide professional guidance in the area of SEN in order to secure high quality teaching and the effective use of resources to bring about improved standards of achievement for all learners. You will also work closely with staff, parents and local agencies.The successful candidate will:- Have excellent administrative and communication skills to ensure that Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) are completed and in place and secure higher needs funding to meet identified needs;- Attend multi agency meetings, CAF’s and Annual Reviews;- Work with senior colleagues to ensure that the service meets its responsibilities under the Equalities Act (2010) with regard to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements;- Ensure that service policies, procedures and practices relating to SEN are adhered to;- Liaise with external agencies, commissioners and other stake holders to communicate strategy and progress in relation to SEN and to ensure the academy’s overall effectiveness is judged by OFSTED as consistently good or outstanding;- Have experience and clear strategies for working with challenging pupils;- Design and deliver a SEND training plan for staff;- Co-ordinate provision for individual pupils including: monitoring the effectiveness of SEN provisions; making sure the academy has up-to-date records; securing relevant services and funding; and promoting inclusion;- Working with parents/carers and other agencies;- Have the ability to fulfil the leadership and management responsibilities.This is fantastic opportunity for someone who is ready for their next challenge. We are looking for someone who wants to grow with us and who has the passion and desire to truly transform our students lives.If you feel that you have the energy, passion and skills we are seeking, please see the job description and person specification for full details of the role.Catch22 and The Brunel Academy are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. As with all posts, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of their right to work in the UK, and, if they have lived abroad, overseas police clearance/s will be sought.Because of the nature of the post, candidates are not entitled to withhold information regarding convictions by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 as amended. Candidates are required to give details of any convictions.Your completed application form should be returned to sjeffs@thebrunelacademy.org.uk.CVs will not be accepted.Please apply by noon on the closing date. Please note that applications received after this deadline will not be considered.Interview Date: to be confirmed
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Single Site Caretaker - Glendinning Academy (Wave Multi Academy Trust)

  • Teignbridge
  • Part Time
  • D18 – D22: £20,645 - £22,794

Wave Trust seek a proactive Site Caretaker to be based at Glendinning Academy, in Newton Abbot to provide a safe, secure and warm education setting.The primary role of Site Caretaker is to optimise property condition and quality to ensure the building is kept in a safe working condition. You need to maintain a high level of quality, providing maximum satisfaction to all site users. During term time hours of work start in the afternoon ending in the evening, this changes during academy holidays to standard day time hours of work. About youOur ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team player with a good standard of practical knowledge, skills and experience of building and ground maintenance work in a school or similar environment. You should be able to demonstrate general working skills in carpentry, fixing locks, electrical, plumbing, grounds work, drainage, cleaning, painting and decorating. You need to have a good working knowledge of the challenges of maintaining an educational setting. What you will be doingYou will be part of our essential Estates Team ensuring that our buildings are maintained to a high quality and kept in a safe working condition. A good working knowledge/understanding of the challenges of maintaining an educational setting would be beneficial. You will be provided with a van and tools.You’ll also• Have knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety polices & regulations• Plan and prioritise work including ordering materials and equipment with your line manager• Use IT systems to communicate and record information• Interact with staff, pupils and parents in a friendly and professional manner• Organise and oversee contractors carrying out works on site• Be an integral member of a dedicated Estates team to ensure that our academies are a safe environment. For a full list of duties, please see the job description.For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Estates Manager on 07818 015535 or cthorne@waveedu.org.  For any general questions email recruitment@waveedu.org.  To apply please use our application form available on our website Vacancies - Wave MAT and submit this along with the equal opportunities form to recruitment@wavemat.org.Please apply by 9am on the closing date.Interview Date: Friday 10th June 2022  
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