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Home School Liaison Officer

Post Title: Home-School Liaison Officer

Contract: Permanent | Term Time + 5 days

Contractual Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Scale: 4 – 5 | SCP 7 – 17 (£20,444 – £24,920 FTE)

Actual Salary: £15,540 – £19,110

We are now supporting The Whitley AP Academy with their search for an experienced Home-School Liaison Officer to join their expanding team.

The primary focus of the role is to work within the Safeguarding and Attendance team, working with families and pupils to improve attendance and building links between the Academy and home. Working alongside both the Safeguarding & SEMH Lead and the Attendance Lead, the majority of the day will be spent visiting homes of absent pupils to engage with parents / carers and pupils – to improve attendance and engagement.

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To monitor, manage and contribute to the improvement in pupil attendance and punctuality, working with the Safeguarding & SEMH Lead and the Attendance Lead.

• To support the Pastoral Team and communicate clearly to staff, pupils, parents / carers, the attendance procedures and expectations of the school.

• To collate attendance data to enable identification and tracking of pupils and encourage them into school; to help to improve attendance and late arrivals by monitoring and offering assistance in order to establish the reason for non-attendance.

• To monitor whole school attendance and punctuality, sending out attendance letters and following up where appropriate.

• To arrange / attend meetings with parents / carers and maintain accurate recording of all telephone conversations and meetings. Provide daily feedback following home visits, reporting to the Pastoral Team and others as required.

• To produce weekly / termly reports for Senior Leaders and Governors.

• To carry out home visits to support families / children, providing outreach support to families in line with academy procedures on the basis of priorities and needs that the Senior Leadership Team have identified.

• To help families / children access other services, referring where appropriate and communicating regularly with Academy staff and other agencies ensuring that follow-up work is done and all concerned are well informed.

• Make assessments and agree a plan for facilitating a return to school using appropriate strategies within specified timescales; this includes signposting activities and support to engage pupils in education and reduce barriers to learning.

• To provide information and advice to enable pupils to make choices about their learning, behaviour and attendance, challenging and motivating pupils, and promoting and reinforcing self-esteem.

• To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

• To contribute to other office duties during term time as directed by the School Business Manager.

Person Specification

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D)

Experience

Experience of working in an effective team. (E)

Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age, e.g., voluntary organisation or parental / caring responsibilities. (E)

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (D)

Experience of working with parents, schools and support agencies. (D)

Knowledge & Skills

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults, and an ability to work as part of a team. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to the Academy, its pupils, parents or carers. (E)

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which will include working with pupils who have emotional / behavioural / physical difficulties. (E)

Exercising advisory, guiding, negotiating and persuasive skills at a developed level. (E)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (D)

An understanding of the causes of poor attendance and associated barriers to learning. (E)

Working knowledge of safeguarding issues. (E)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good numeracy / literacy skills. (E)

Good ICT skills, including the use Microsoft Office. (E)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post e.g., Level 2 NVQ in Health / Childcare, first aid qualification. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities e.g., Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Special Educational Needs. (D)

A full driving licence, and use of a car on a daily basis. (E)

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post.  It will be reviewed annually.

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call 003300881857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitely AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview. 

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Friday 1st July 22

Senior Administrator

New Role – Senior Administrator – Education Sector

Location – Halifax – Whitely AP Academy

The Whitely AP Academy are an Alternative Provision Academy serving the Calderdale area and are based in Illingworth, Halifax. The Academy is commissioned by Calderdale Council to provide eighty places for young people across Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. The Academy is part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust, a Trust dedicated to improving the life chances of children and young people. 

We are now supporting The Whitley AP Academy with their search for an experienced Senior Administrator to join their expanding team.

The primary focus of the role is to provide high quality administrative support in the Academy; this includes being responsible for the day to day operations of the Main Office in the Academy, alongside the Administration Assistant

The Whitley AP Academy is part of the Impact Education Multi Academy Trust

Post Title: Senior Administrator

Contract: Permanent | Term Time + 5 days

Contractual Hours: 35 hours per week

Scale: 5 | SCP 12 – 17

Salary: £22,571 – £24,920 FTE. 

Our vision is for The Whitley AP Academy to be a school that works hard to develop confidence, a love of learning, resilience, and kindness in our pupils. We have high expectations, which support the individual needs of all of our pupils, whilst placing an emphasis on positive attitudes to learning, building effective relationships, and developing a strong moral compass.

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To coordinate the day to day provision of effective administrative support which includes maintaining databases, recording attendance, exclusions, correspondence, reports, etc. using Microsoft Office, SIMS and any other systems as required

• To assist in the provision of an effective, flexible and responsive administrative service which is provided to the Headteacher and wider Leadership Team.

• To ensure meetings and events are arranged and prepared for in a timely manner and are serviced and recorded appropriately. Accurate and timely documents are produced as required by the Headteacher and wider Leadership Team.

• To be a point of contact for all enquiries, phone call, appointments and visitors, arranging meetings, co-ordinating the Academy diary.

• To provide a friendly and professional reception service to all visitors and callers.

• To ensure all office equipment is used proficiently, taking into account any health and safety requirements, copyright legislation, and effective stock management are maintained.

• To ensure inventories of equipment and stock are maintained relating to all aspects of office equipment / resources, reprographics and everyday classroom resources etc.

• Liaise with Calderdale Transport and support pupils and their parents / carers with applications for bus passes.

• To support the School Business Manager in implementing Academy finance systems, this includes -but is not limited to, placing orders, receiving deliveries’ and processing invoices.

• To assist with developing and maintaining accessible filing systems to support the work of the Headteacher and wider Leadership Team.

• Ensure standards of support across this area is effective and in line with current processes.

• Report to the School Business Manager towards agreed targets and perform other relevant tasks as directed by senior leaders.

• Demonstrate excellent time keeping and keep to all deadlines set.

• Work in partnership with, and across, other Academies across Impact Education Multi Academy Trust, as required.

Person Specification

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D)

Experience

Proven experience of significant administrative duties. (E)

Experience of working with computer packages e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel, SIMS and CPOMS. (E)

Experience of working in an effective team. (E)

Experience of working in a school setting with parents, other schools and support agencies. (D)

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (D)

Knowledge & Skills

Understanding of the basic principles of customer care and providing an effective service. (E)

Appreciation of the need to maintain strictest confidentiality about matters concerning school and how this relates to the duties of the post. (E)

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults, and an ability to work as part of a team. (E)

Ability to take responsibility and work autonomously within agreed boundaries and expectations. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (D)

Awareness of safeguarding issues. (D)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good numeracy / literacy skills. (E)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Business & Administration NVQ 3, or equivalent qualification or able to demonstrate equivalent skills. (D)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities. (E)

A full driving licence. (E)

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post.  It will be reviewed annually.

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call 003300881857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitely AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview. 

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Friday 24th June 2022. 

School Integration Mentor

Post Title: School Integration Mentor

Contract: Permanent | Term Time + 5 days

Contractual Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Scale: 5 | SCP 12 – 17 (£22,571 – £24,920 FTE)

Actual Salary: £17,309 – £19,110

The Whitely AP Academy are an Alternative Provision Academy serving the Calderdale area and are based in Illingworth, Halifax. The Academy is commissioned by Calderdale Council to provide eighty places for young people across Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. The Academy is part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust, a Trust dedicated to improving the life chances of children and young people. 

We are now supporting The Whitley AP Academy with their search for an experienced School Integration Mentor to join their expanding team.

(The Whitley AP Academy is part of the Impact Education Multi Academy Trust)

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To lead the induction process for new pupils to the Academy.

• To complete baseline assessments for pupils in the Academy, including literacy and numeracy testing, and assessment relating to behaviour for learning.

• To lead the regular assessment of pupils for literacy, numeracy and behaviour for learning during the academic year.

• To work in close collaboration with the Deputy Headteacher and Behaviour for Learning team to plan transitions for pupils as they leave the Academy.

• To effectively communicate transition plans to partner schools, external agencies, parents / carers and the pupils being supported.

• To provide high quality one to one support for pupils who are transitioning to mainstream education / specialist provision.

• To build supportive relationships with parents / carers, other schools and agencies to promote effective working relationships; to regularly liaise with parents / carers, sensitively and effectively.

• To establish positive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model; to support pupils, recognising and responding to their individual needs, encouraging them to interact and work co-operatively with others.

• To support in identifying and promoting positive behavioural change in pupils experiencing SEMH issues.

• To support the delivery of learning, participating in planning and implementation of programmes of study and record keeping.

• To provide information and advice to enable pupils to make choices about their learning, behaviour and attendance, challenging and motivating pupils, and promoting and reinforcing self-esteem.

• To assist in the production of Pupil Focus Reports, Behaviour Management Plans, SEMH assessments, and individual case studies.

Person Specification

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D)

Experience

Experience of working in an effective team. (E)

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (E)

Experience of working with parents, schools and support agencies. (D)

Experience of working in alternative provision / Pupil Referral Units. (D)

Knowledge & Skills

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults, and an ability to work as part of a team. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to the Academy. (E)

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which will include working with pupils who have emotional / behavioural / physical difficulties. (E)

Exercising advisory, guiding, negotiating and persuasive skills at a developed level. (D)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (E)

Awareness of safeguarding issues. (E)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good numeracy / literacy skills. (E)

Basic ICT skills. (E)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post e.g., Level 2 NVQ in Health / Childcare, first aid qualification. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities e.g., Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Special Educational Needs. (D)

A full driving licence. (E)

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post.  It will be reviewed annually.

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call 003300881857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitely AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview. 

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 27th June 

Administration Assistant

Post: Administration Assistant 

Scale: SCP 6-10 

Salary: £20,043 – £21,695 FTE 

Contract Term: Term Time Only  plus 5 Inset Days, 25 hours per week

Contract Type: Term Time | Permanent

Start Date: 01/09/2022

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Closing Date: 9am Friday 1st July 2022

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To provide a friendly and professional reception service to all visitors and callers; to be main point of contact for all enquiries, phone calls, appointments and visitors, arranging meetings, helping to co-ordinate the Academy diary.

• To provide an accurate administrative support which includes maintaining databases, recording attendance, exclusions, correspondence, reports, etc. using Microsoft Office, SIMS and any other systems as required.

• To ensure ‘Admission’ meetings and events are arranged and prepared for in a timely manner.

• Dealing with mail, photocopying, producing documents, reports etc. as required.

• Liaise with Calderdale Transport and support pupils and their parents/carers with applications for bus passes

• Be responsible for the ordering and collection of school meals / daily meal orders, being responsible for cash and related financial tasks; liaison with the Local Authority concerning Free School Meals

• To ensure inventories of equipment and stock are maintained relating to all aspects of office equipment / resources, reprographics and everyday classroom resources etc.

• To liaise with parents / carers to record pupil absences, in line with the Academy’s Safeguarding Policy and where appropriate, identifying those pupils who require support

• To support the Senior Administrator in implementing Academy finance systems, this includes – but is not limited to, placing orders, receiving deliveries and processing invoices. 

• Demonstrate excellent time keeping and keep to all deadlines set.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level or responsibility of the work to be undertaken, commensurate with the grade. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the post-holder will carry out, which would be determined by the Line Manager or Senior Leaders.

Person Specification

Post Grade: Scale 4 (SCP 7– 11)

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D) How Identified

Experience 

Experience of administrative duties. (E)

Experience of working with computer packages e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel. (E)

Experience of working with computer packages e.g. SIMS and CPOMS. (D)

Experience of working in an effective team. (E)

Experience of working in a school setting with parents, other schools and support agencies. (D)

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional

and behavioural difficulties. (D)

Knowledge & Skills

Understanding of customer care and providing an effective service. (E)

Appreciation of the need to maintain strictest confidentiality about matters concerning school and how this relates to the duties of the post. (E)

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults, and an ability to work as part of a team. (E)

Ability to take work autonomously within agreed boundaries and expectations. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special

educational needs. (D)

Awareness of safeguarding issues. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good numeracy / literacy skills. (E)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Business & Administration NVQ 2, or equivalent qualification or able to demonstrate equivalent skills. (D)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities. (E)

A full driving licence. (D)

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call  0330 088 1857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitley AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview.

Attendance Lead

Post: Attendance Lead

Scale: SCP 6 (SCP 18-22) 

Contract Term: Term Time Only  plus 5 Days, 35 hours per week

Contract Type: Term Time | Permanent

Start Date: 01/09/2022

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Closing Date: 9am Friday 24th June 2022

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To assist the Deputy Headteacher in all aspects of attendance including the accurate monitoring, recording and reporting of all pupil absence, and to ensure all information / data relating to pupil absence and punctuality is analysed and acted upon in an appropriate manner, and shared with staff as required.

•To monitor, manage and contribute to the improvement in pupil attendance and punctuality, working in close collaboration with the Home-School Liaison Officer.

• To use Academy absence procedures and systems to raise attendance and challenge persistent absence.

• Communicate effectively within the Academy and engage with parents / carers to establish reasons for absence and facilitate pupils’ return to school, including making home visits where required.

• To build supportive relationships with parents / carers, other schools and agencies to promote effective working relationships.

• To liaise with external agencies, such as Calderdale Education Welfare Service in relation to non-attendance and education welfare for students.

• To be aware of good practice with regards to attendance, absence, education welfare and safeguarding.

• To assist the Deputy Headteacher with raising the profile of good attendance throughout the Academy to pupils, staff and parents / carers.

• To develop effective case studies regarding pupil attendance to demonstrate the positive impact of the work of the Academy.

• Deal with pupil illness in school, always considering pupils’ attendance.

• Be flexible with regards to working outside of school hours as required to meet the needs of the role.

• To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

• To carry out other tasks that are essential to the post’s core purpose.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level or responsibility of the work to be undertaken, commensurate with the grade. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the post-holder will carry out, which would be determined by the Line Manager or Senior Leaders.

Person Specification

Post Grade: Scale 6 (SCP 18 – 22)

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D) How Identified

Experience 

Experience of working in an effective team. (E)

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs, including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (D)

Experience of working in a school setting in a role based on attendance. (E)

Experience of working with parents, schools and support agencies. (D)

Experience of working in alternative provision / Pupil Referral Units. (D)

Knowledge & Skills

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults, and an ability to work as part of a team. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to all aspects of the Academy. (E)

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which will include working with pupils who have emotional / behavioural / physical difficulties. (E)

Exercising advisory, guiding, negotiating and persuasive skills at a developed level. (D)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (D)

Awareness of safeguarding issues. (E)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good numeracy / literacy skills. (E)

Good ICT skills. (E)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post e.g., Level 2 NVQ in Health / Childcare, first aid qualification. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities e.g., Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Special Educational Needs. (D)

A full driving licence. (E)

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call  0330 088 1857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitley AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview.

Behaviour for Learning (BFL) Lead

Post: Behaviour for Learning Lead  

Scale: Scale 6 / SO1 (SCP 18-25)

Contract Term: Term Time Only plus 5  Days, 35 hours per week

Contract Type: Term Time | Permanent

Start Date: 01/09/2022

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Closing Date: 9am Friday 24th July 2022

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To encourage high levels of expectations in pupils with colleagues in the Academy.

• To promote positive behaviour management by modelling strategies which support the improvement of behaviour in the Academy.

• To be a visible presence around the Academy to ensure that appropriate pupil behaviour is maintained both in and out of lessons; to monitor the corridors daily; to monitor pupil behaviour at break and lunchtime as required around Academy.

• To lead the day-to-day management of the ‘Refocus / Removal’ system and detention system; to monitor patterns of pupil behaviour.

• To be part of the team which staff / run the ‘Alternative to Suspension’ provision in the Academy, ensuring that it meets the needs of pupils and is restorative by nature.

• To attend pastoral meetings with the pastoral team and exchange information about pupils.

• Under the direction of the BfL Manager, be responsible for the maintenance of specific documents relating to all facets of behaviour for learning, this includes – but is not limited to, Behaviour Management Plans, Pupil Profiles and Reduced Hours Forms.

• To liaise with parents in relation to the Behaviour for Learning system and policy; to be responsible for discussing sensitive issues with parents / carers as regards Behaviour, uniform, etc.

• To maintain regular contact with parents / carers of pupils needing extra support to keep informed of their child’s needs and progress and to secure positive family support and involvement.

• To maintain effective records of interventions with pupils, meetings with parents and external agencies.

• To line manage a team of the Academy’s Behaviour for Learning (BfL)Mentors and lead their performance management.

• To liaise with the BfL Mentors regarding specific pupils, discussing behaviour and share information as appropriate.

• To ensure that you take care of your own Health and Safety and that of your colleagues in-line with the Academy’s Health and Safety policy.

• To promote the provision of extra-curricular activities for pupils.

• To play a full part in the life of the Academy community supporting its distinctive mission and ethos, actively promoting its policies and practices.

• To undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required by your Line Manager.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level or responsibility of the work to be undertaken, commensurate with the grade. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the post-holder will carry out, which would be determined by the Line Manager or Senior Leaders.

Person Specification

Post Grade: Scale 6 / SO1 (SCP 18 – 25)

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D) How Identified

Experience 

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (E)

Experience of leading a pastoral team. (D)

Experience of working with parents, schools and support agencies. (E)

Experience of implementing effective strategies to promote positive behaviour. (D)

Experience of modelling good behaviour management techniques. (E)

Knowledge & Skills

High expectations which motivate and challenge pupils. (E)

Behaviour management skills to support the Academy’s culture. (E)

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which will include working with pupils who have emotional / behavioural / physical difficulties. (E)

Ability to relate to children / young people from diverse social backgrounds. (E)

Ability to effectively communicate verbally with children / young people, parents / carers and staff in the Academy. (E)

Exercising advisory, guiding, negotiating and persuasive skills. (E)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (D)

Written communication skills in order to produce reports and update records. (D)

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. (E)

Ability to support members of staff. (D)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to the Academy, its pupils, parents or carers; and an awareness of safeguarding issues. (E)

Willingness to lead staff training session on aspects related to the role. (D)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good ICT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office, SIMS and CPOMS. (D)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post e.g., Level 2 NVQ in Health / Childcare, first aid qualification. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities e.g., Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Special Educational Needs. (D)

A full driving licence. (E)

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call  0330 088 1857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitley AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview.

Cover Supervisor

Post Title: Cover Supervisor

Contract: Permanent | Term Time + 5 days

Contractual Hours: 35 hours per week

Scale: 5 | SCP 12 – 17 (£22,571 – £24,920 FTE)

Actual Salary: £18,641 – £20,581

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• In the absence of a teacher, provide supervision and be responsible for a class of pupils during lesson time.

• In the absence of a member of our Pastoral Team, fulfil the role of absent colleagues, this may be include providing in class support to a Form or working as part of the wider Pastoral Team as needed.

• Liaise with teachers and other relevant professionals regarding work set for the class, making effective use of ICT to support learning activities and develop pupils’ competence.

• Manage the behaviour of pupils to promote and maintain order and a calm working environment in the classroom and around the Academy.

• Communicate the work set by the class teacher to the pupils, to ensure that they are aware of the teacher’s expectations of standards and deadlines for the completion of the work.

• Establish effective working relationships to motivate and encourage pupils to engage with their learning and work co-operatively with others.

• Ensure a smooth handover of completed work and feedback on progress and any issues arising, providing accurate and objective reports on pupil achievement as required.

• Ensure the health, safety and welfare of pupils is maintained at all times and deal with any problems or emergencies in line with Academy policy and procedures.

• Act as an invigilator for exams if required.

• Accompany teaching staff and pupils on educational visits if required.

• Undertake any administrative duties relevant to the post, e.g., completion of SIMs registers.

• Perform other relevant tasks as directed by senior leaders.

• Work in partnership with, and across, other Academies across Impact Education Multi Academy Trust, as required

Person Specification

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D)

Experience

Experience of working with pupils in the seven to sixteen age range in a classroom environment. (E)

Experience of working with pupils with a range of abilities and needs. (E)

Experience of delivering lessons to pupils. (D)

Experience of teaching a wide range of subjects. (D)

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (D)

Experience of working in an effective team. (E)

Knowledge & Skills

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults, and an ability to work as part of a team. (E)

Ability to take responsibility and work autonomously within agreed boundaries and expectations. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to the Academy, its pupils, parents or carers. (E)

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which will include working with pupils who have emotional / behavioural / physical difficulties. (E)

Exercising advisory, guiding, negotiating and persuasive skills at a developed level. (E)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (D)

Awareness of safeguarding issues. (E)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good numeracy / literacy skills. (E)

Ability to use Microsoft Office packages. (E)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post e.g., Level 2 NVQ in Health / Childcare, first aid qualification. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities e.g., Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Special Educational Needs. (D)

A full driving licence. (D)

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post.  It will be reviewed annually.

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call 003300881857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitely AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview. 

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 27th June 

Behaviour for Learning (BFL) Manager

Post: Behaviour for Learning (BFL) Manager

Scale: SO2 (SCP 26 – 28) 

Contract Term: Term Time Only  plus 5  Days, 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Term Time | Permanent

Start Date: 01/09/2022

The Whitley AP Academy are an Alternative Provision Academy serving the Calderdale area and we are based in Illingworth, Halifax. We are commissioned by Calderdale Council to provide eighty places for young people across Key Stages 2, 3 and 4.

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Closing Date: 9am Friday 24th June 2022

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To play a key role in developing and implementing the vision for Inclusion, and Behaviour Management in the Academy; to encourage high levels of expectations in pupils.

• To promote positive behaviour management by modelling and suggesting strategies which support the improvement of behaviour in the Academy.

• To maintain a high profile around the Academy to ensure that appropriate pupil behaviour is maintained both in and out of lessons; to supervise the corridors daily; to supervise pupil behaviour at break and lunchtime as required around Academy.

• To supervise the day-to-day management of the ‘Refocus / Removal’ system and detention system; to monitor patterns of pupil behaviour; to work closely with senior leaders to reduce Suspensions.

• To conduct investigations, as requested, into breaches of the Academy’s Discipline Code by pupils, collating statements, making recommendations.

• To be responsible for the ‘Alternative to Suspension’ provision in the Academy, ensuring that it is staffed as required and that the provision is an effective strategy.

• To attend pastoral meetings with the pastoral team and exchange information about pupils. To provide input to the Deputy Headteacher to identify strengths and weaknesses of the implementation of Behaviour for Learning.

• To supervise the maintenance of specific documents relating to all facets of behaviour for learning, this includes – but is not limited to, Behaviour Management Plans, Pupil Profiles and Reduced Hours Forms.

• To liaise with parents in relation to the Behaviour for Learning system and policy; to be responsible for discussing sensitive issues with parents / carers as regards Behaviour, uniform, etc.

To maintain regular contact with parents / carers of pupils needing extra support to keep informed of their child’s needs and progress and to secure positive family support and involvement.

• To ensure that the pastoral team maintain effective records of interventions with pupils, meetings with parents and external agencies.

• To line manage the Academy’s Behaviour for Learning (BfL) Leads and lead their performance management.

• To liaise with the BfL Leads regarding specific pupils, discussing behaviour and share information as appropriate.

• To ensure that you take care of your own Health and Safety and that of your colleagues in-line with the Academy’s Health and Safety policy.

• To promote the provision of extra-curricular activities for pupils.

• To play a full part in the life of the Academy community supporting its distinctive mission and ethos, actively promoting its policies and practices.

• To undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required by your Line Manager.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level or responsibility of the work to be undertaken, commensurate with the grade. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the post-holder will carry out, which would be determined by the Line Manager or Senior Leaders.

Person Specification

Post Grade: SO2 (SCP 26 – 28)

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D) How Identified

Experience 

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (E)

Experience of leading an effective pastoral team. (E)

Experience of pro-actively working with parents, schools and support agencies. (E)

Experience of developing and implementing effective strategies to promote positive behaviour. (E)

Experience of modelling good behaviour management techniques. (E)

Knowledge & Skills

High expectations which motivate and challenge pupils. (E)

Strong behaviour management skills to support the Academy’s culture. (E)

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which will include working with pupils who have emotional / behavioural / physical difficulties. (E)

Ability to relate to children / young people from diverse social backgrounds. (E)

Ability to effectively communicate verbally with children / young people, parents / carers and staff in the Academy. (E)

Exercising advisory, guiding, negotiating and persuasive skills at an advanced level. (E)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (D)

Written communication skills in order to produce reports and update records. (E)

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. (E)

Ability to develop and support members of staff. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to the Academy, its pupils, parents or carers; and an awareness of safeguarding issues. (E)

Ability to lead staff training session on aspects related to the role. (E)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good ICT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office, SIMS and CPOMS. (D)

Good understanding of the Secondary BAC process. (D)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post e.g., Level 2 NVQ in Health / Childcare, first aid qualification. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities e.g., Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Special Educational Needs. (D)

A full driving licence. (E)

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call  0330 088 1857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitley AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview.

Behaviour for Learning Mentor

Post Title: Behaviour for Learning Mentor

Contract: Permanent | Term Time + 5 days

Contractual Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Scale: 4-5 | SCP 7 – 17 (£20,444 – £24,920 FTE)

Actual Salary: £15,540 – 19,110.

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To support the delivery of learning, participating in planning and implementation of programmes of study and record keeping.

• To support pupils, recognising and responding to their individual needs, encouraging them to interact and work co-operatively with others, providing feedback in relation to progress and achievement.

• To be aware of and support difference, ensuring all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

• To support in identifying and promoting positive behavioural change in pupils experiencing SEMH issues.

• To establish positive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model.

• To provide information and advice to enable pupils to make choices about their learning, behaviour and attendance, challenging and motivating pupils, and promoting and reinforcing self-esteem.

• To regularly liaise with parents / carers, sensitively and effectively.

• To build supportive relationships with parents and other schools and agencies to promote effective working relationships.

• To assist teachers in the production of Pupil Focus Reports, Behaviour Management Plans, SEMH assessments, and individual case studies.

• To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

• To develop an increased knowledge base and relevant expertise through CPD, attendance on accredited courses and self-study.

• To support the effective use of ICT in learning activities.

Person Specification

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D)

Experience

Experience of working in an effective team. (E)

Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age, e.g., voluntary organisation or parental / caring responsibilities. (D)

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (D)

Experience of working with parents, schools and support agencies. (D)

Knowledge & Skills

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults, and an ability to work as part of a team. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to the Academy. (E)

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which will include working with pupils who have emotional / behavioural / physical difficulties. (E)

Exercising advisory, guiding, negotiating and persuasive skills at a developed level. (E)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (D)

Awareness of safeguarding issues. (E)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Good communication skills. (E)

Good numeracy / literacy skills. (E)

Basic ICT skills. (E)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 1. (E)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post e.g., Level 2 NVQ in Health / Childcare, first aid qualification. (D)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities e.g., Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Special Educational Needs. (D)

A full driving licence. (D)

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post.  It will be reviewed annually.

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call 003300881857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitely AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview. 

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Friday 1ST July 2022

Safeguarding & Social, Emotional and Mental Health Lead

Post Title: Safeguarding & Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) Lead

Contract: Permanent | Term Time + 5 days

Contractual Hours: 35 hours per week

Scale: 6 | SCP 18 – 22 (£25,419 – £27,514 FTE)

Actual Salary: £20,993 – £22,723

We are now supporting The Whitley AP Academy with their search for an experienced SEMH Lead to join their expanding team

The primary focus of the role is to be responsible for day-to-day child protection and safeguarding procedures, working with children in need and their families, ensuring that pupils at risk of harm are supported with referrals made to following safeguarding procedures; to also be the lead for Academy-wide development of provision / interventions for Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

The Whitley AP Academy are part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust (“the Trust”), who are passionate about making a difference and inspiring children to be resilient and confident learners with a love for learning. We want our children to be excited about learning and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide curriculum. We believe in celebrating success and ensuring that children feel valued.

The Trust are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to Impact Education Multi Academy Trust.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about this role, The Whitley AP Academy and the Trust.

To apply for this role please visit The Whitley AP Academy – Vacancies to download and complete an application form and self disclosure from. Completed forms should be returned to hr@i-mat.org.uk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• To have an up-to-date knowledge of child protection and safeguarding processes and procedures, providing relevant advice, information and support to colleagues and other partners.

• To maintain accurate, confidential and up to date documentation on all cases of safeguarding, child protection and attendance – in line with Data Protection legislation; ensure relevant systems including CPOMS are maintained and up to date.

• Receive, make and co-ordinate referrals to agencies including Early Help Pathways and MAST, arranging action and reviewing services for children and families.

• To liaise with staff, parents, other education institutions and multi-agency partners to support pupils progress and overall development.

• To provide support and guidance to carers and parents and co-ordinate planned support and interventions as part of agreed plans for children.

• To ensure that pupils who are victims of abuse are supported appropriately and sensitively and that all actions from planning and intervention meetings are successfully carried out and monitored

• To liaise with parents / cares and relevant outside agencies to ensure that individual pupil SEMH needs are met effectively.

• To work in close collaboration with the Attendance Lead and Home-Schools Liaison Officer to support improvement in pupil attendance and punctuality.

• To support the work of the SENDCo to ensure the Academy develops high quality whole school provision to meet the SEMH needs of pupils.

• To support in identifying and promoting positive behavioural change in pupils experiencing SEMH issues.

• To assist teachers in the production of Pupil Focus Reports, Behaviour Management Plans, SEMH assessments, and individual case studies.

• To support the delivery of SEMH interventions, participating in planning and the implementation of programmes of study.

Person Specification

Criteria – Essential (E) / Desirable (D)

Experience

Experience of working in an effective team. (E)

Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age. (E)

Experience of working with Primary and Secondary aged pupils with special needs including emotional and behavioural difficulties. (E)

Experience of working with parents, schools and support agencies. (E)

Experience of working in alternative provision / Pupil Referral Units. (D)

Knowledge & Skills

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults, and an ability to work as part of a team. (E)

Ability to remain calm under pressure and able to be decisive. (E)

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills. (E)

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to all aspects of the Academy. (E)

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which will include working with pupils who have emotional / behavioural / physical difficulties. (E)

Exercising advisory, guiding, negotiating and persuasive skills at an advanced level. (E)

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs. (D)

In depth understanding of safeguarding issues and related practices / procedures. (E)

Awareness of child development. (D)

Strong interpersonal / communication skills. (E)

Good numeracy / literacy skills. (E)

Good ICT skills. (E)

Qualifications / Training

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent e.g., Adult Literacy / Numeracy at Level 2. (E)

Other relevant qualifications relating to the post e.g., Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) training. (E)

Evidence of further training / development and / or willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities e.g., Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Special Educational Needs. (D)

A full driving licence. (E)

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post.  It will be reviewed annually.

This is a truly amazing opportunity for the right candidate. For an informal chat, please call 003300881857 or to apply for the role, please click the link attached here: https://i-mat.org.uk/working-for-us/

The Whitely AP Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview. 

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Friday 24th June 2022