Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: 20 April 2022 at 12pm
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Park Avenue, Eastbourne
Phone: 01323 504011
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
We are looking to appoint an experienced and highly versatile individual to manage an area catering for some of our most challenging students in our Internal Exclusion Centre. The successful applicant will have a real opportunity to shape this facility and have a positive impact on the academic and social progress of students who may need alternative provision to their normal curriculum for short periods of time. Working closely with curriculum leaders and pastoral staff the successful applicant will ensure that the curriculum is delivered to students during their time in the facility, and that learning is not missed as a result.
The successful candidate will support students who have been internally excluded. This will involve providing work for students in order to maintain their current grades and levels while they have been referred; using different strategies to help modify student behaviour in order to promote good behaviour for learning when they return to mainstream lessons and identify and plan an intervention programme to support the repeaters referred to the Internal Exclusion Centre.
If you are flexible, supportive and understand the needs of children and young people, we would like to hear from you. You should be able to develop a range of strategies to promote a good attitude to learning in and around the school.
The successful candidate will join the Student Support Team and report directly to the Senior Assistant Headteacher (SAHT) for Behaviour and Attendance. You will have the drive and intent to secure school improvement; have a creative and innovative approach and an ability to embrace and promote change; be enthusiastic and determined to support the school in its continuous drive in improvement.
We offer an incentive package which includes:
• A comprehensive induction programme for new staff to the academy.
• On-going investment into your career development through appropriate CPD.
• Support and mentoring by a strong Senior Leadership Team and other experienced leaders.
• Access to the Bike 2 Work scheme allowing up to 42% discount on the cost of bikes and equipment.
• Full use of an employee assistance programme supporting wellbeing.
• Staffroom with complimentary tea and coffee.
• Subsidised membership of Benenden Healthcare (affordable alternative to private health insurance).
• On-site parking.
• Free Breakfast Club/After School Club place for staff children at Ocklynge Junior School.
• Enviable setting and extensive grounds.
Please use the application form available at www.ratton.co.uk/vacancies Once completed it should be emailed to Lorraine Barrow, Trust Executive Assistant, at email@example.com by the closing date. Please remember your supporting statement should set out how your experience to date fulfils the criteria set out in the person specification for this post.
If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Anderson, Senior Assistant Headteacher, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.