8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week
Contract type
£20,319.00 FTE per annum

Job summary

Do you have expertise in working with young people with complex needs and behavioural difficulties? Do you believe that all young people can learn, regardless of their life situation? Do you want to be a part of a team that is leading the way in King's Lynn, by changing the futures of excluded and marginalised young people?

You will be working with students who have been unable to sustain a place in mainstream education, including those with complex, high behaviour and additional learning needs. You will be advocating for our most vulnerable learners, specialising in support of children looked after and previously looked after while inspiring them to learn and achieve.


Extensive behaviour management experience with students who have complex needs and extreme behaviour.
Building sustainable relationships with young people and their families, both formally and informally.
Assessing family situations and needs to develop and implement effective strategies, risk assessments and individual educational/learning support plans.
Working with a range of issues affecting young people and their families, such as substance misuse, domestic violence, multiple exclusions, offending behaviour.
Managing complex cases ranging from level 2-4 on the continuum of need.
You’ll need a proven understanding of social inclusion, behavioural management techniques, influences on children and young people, and theories relating to childcare and child development.

You day-to-day responsibilities will be:

Providing Duty support for staff and students within the Academy
Supporting staff in the completion of behaviour management (SPINE) plans and Risk Assessments
Recording data for behaviour including physical interventions/exclusions/ duty calls
Supporting staff in developing personalised strategies for individual students as necessary
Organising and delivering 1:1 and small group targeted support, advice, guidance, practical help

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
School size
34 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
01553 887330

About The Fen Rivers Academy

The Fen Rivers Academy provides a safe, nurturing environment for 5-16 year old students who have been unable to sustain a place in mainstream education. By prioritising academic achievement and introducing behaviour interventions and therapeutic support where necessary, we enable them to re-integrate at the same key stage as their peers and go on to access opportunities in employment and further education.

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.

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School location

Kilhams Way, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 2HU

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