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Assistant Teacher for SEND Support

The Reach Free School, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 8AB

This job expired on 11 August 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 August 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    25 July 2022

Job details

Contract type

Fixed term (One Year Fixed Term, Term Time Only)

Salary

£19,100 to £22,500

Assistant Teacher for SEND Support job summary

Assistant Teacher for SEND Support

Dates: Apply by Thursday 11th August 2022

Location: Rickmansworth

Contract type: Full or Part Time available

Contract term: One year fixed term, Term Time only

Salary: Start salary of £19,100 (FTE) per annum

Start Date: September 2022

The Reach Free School is looking to appoint a talented, supportive, adaptable individual to take on the broad role of Assistant Teacher for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Support in the school. The role has many aspects including:

  • Supporting individuals, for whom the school receives additional funding, to make more than expected progress in their different subjects

  • Communicating with parents to build a good relationship between home and school

  • Promoting high attendance and intervening as appropriate

  • Promoting reading for pleasure

The role would suit a candidate with experience of working in a supportive role in a school environment, or a graduate seeking experience of such an environment prior to embarking on a programme to gain qualified teacher status.

In return we will offer you:

  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards

  • Opportunities to develop a broad range of skills in a vibrant and evolving environment

  • Opportunities to progress to a career in teaching via the Schools Direct programme where viable

  • A BUPA cash plan to contribute to medical care

The Reach Free School is a successful and rapidly growing secondary Free School, which opened in September 2013. The over-subscribed school is a popular choice for local families and has recently moved into a brand new purpose built building right in the heart of the community that it serves.

If the challenges of working to develop a new, local school appeal to you, then we would like to hear from you.

Further information is available from our website: www.thereachfreeschool.co.uk

Potential candidates are encouraged to contact The Reach Free School with any questions on 01923 711517 or email sberman@reachfree.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 11th August 2022

Interviews to take place: Thursday 18th August 2022

The Reach Free School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. In accordance with our Child Protection Policy we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as 'spent' must be declared when applying. The applicant may post such a declaration in an envelope marked 'Private & confidential for the Headteacher’. The successful applicant must obtain DBS clearance at enhanced level.

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About The Reach Free School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
684 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01923 711517

The Reach Free School is an 11 to 18 school in Rickmansworth, which serves pupils of all backgrounds and abilities. Opened in September 2013, the school was founded by a group of teachers and local parents in response to a significant demand for more secondary school places in the area.

All involved with the school have high aspirations for our pupils and high expectations of them. As such we expect all pupils to: commit their best efforts to all that they do; support each other to achieve their potential; work with their teachers to exceed their goals; demonstrate exemplary behaviour in all that they do; take pride in their school and its community within its walls and beyond; enjoy learning.

The Reach Free School plays an active role in the community, working with local businesses, supporting local events and providing a hub for local services. Pupils are very much involved in the school’s wider responsibilities, developing skills in leadership and decision making, communication and collaboration and independent, self led learning.

A sense of purpose and responsibility pervades lessons and activities at The Reach Free School and it is important that our pupils recognise their own responsibilities as members of the community. It is this that underpins The Reach Free School’s ethos; Achievement, Community, Enjoyment – ACE.

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