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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,496.00 - £29,439.00 Annually (Actual) 37 hours per week. TTO + 5 days. 33.5 hours per week may be considered.

Behaviour and Learning Inclusion Practitioner job summary

We are an alternative provision which is part of the South Area Inclusion Partnership and a satellite provision of Middleton Primary School and part of Cockburn Multi-Academy Trust, located in South Leeds. We have thirty six pupils in our Centre, all with S.E.M.H needs.  Our main aim is to help them return to mainstream education or the appropriate specialist provision. 

The Reach team are passionate about working together with pupils, families and other professionals to identify and deliver approaches to support our pupils with their SEMH needs. You will play a key role in creating a creative, learning-focused culture and supporting an ethos which leads to high standards, a caring approach and a safe and happy environment.

We are looking for a Behaviour and Learning Inclusion Practitioner who will:

  • support our school values of include, engage and celebrate

  • be a strong, ambitious and intelligent team player, who is passionate about supporting young people to enjoy and succeed through their learning journey

  • build positive relationships with all pupils and staff

  • follow our ethos of inclusion and unconditional positive regard to ensure all children are included

  • be innovative, resilient, creative and professional

  • have a high drive and resilience to support children with their SEMH needs

  • celebrate success at every opportunity

  • be an organised, reliable colleague who is committed to working with staff and students to help them achieve. 

  • be ambitious and dedicated to their own development and that of others

  • has access to a vehicle with business insurance

  • ensures that safeguarding is paramount in every aspect of school life.

What we can offer:   

  • a supportive staff team

  • an exceptional CPD programme which is research led, valuable and bespoke    

  • a Staff Wellbeing group that regularly reviews our approach to workload and operates a wellbeing policy 

  • all staff have access to counselling, mental health support, physio and virtual GPs

  • a highly experienced, visible, and supportive Senior and Middle Leadership Team  

  • a sensible approach to everything that we do, taking staff workload into consideration

  • access to the West Yorkshire Pension Fund

  • provision for special leave of absence

  • excellent maternity and paternity entitlements

If you are excited by this opportunity please complete an application by 12:00 p.m. on Monday 4th December 023. This post is permanent, term time only plus 5 additional days and 37 hours a week (33.5 hours per week may be considered). The pay scale for this post is C1 – C3 scale p.a. £24, 496 - £29, 439 pro rata.  You will be employed by Cockburn Multi-Academy Trust.

All appointments are subject to a full DBS check. We follow all aspects of fundamental British values. If shortlisted, we will apply for references and conduct an online search of your name.  All references must be from the most senior person in the organisation or school. Interviews will take place on Thursday 7th December 2023.

Please contact Miss Ali Elvidge, the Head of Centre for any further information on 07948 237 867 or email ali.elvidge@reachprimary.co.uk

You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining an ambitious, forward-thinking Academy Trust that sets the standards for our family of schools and academies. 

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

This post expects the successful candidate to safeguard the welfare of CYP and uphold your professional responsibility.

This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK-either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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