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  • Start date details

    November 2023

  • Closing date

    22 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, term time only, plus 5 INSET days.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 6, SCP 18. Fulltime £29,269. Actual £25,285

What skills and experience we're looking for

Would you like to come and work with us, as part of a pioneering Alternative Provision. To make a contribution towards our journey to Outstanding.

Do you want to work in an optimistic and motivating environment, supported by effective leadership at all levels?

If you have the resilience to work in a dynamic, trauma-informed environment, with pupils that have social, emotional, academic and mental health needs we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate individual to fill the full-time role of Coaching Mentor. This is a challenging but very rewarding role supporting some of the most vulnerable pupils in Reading that have been excluded from a mainstream school or at risk of permanent exclusion. To reignite the fire of learning and encourage them to be the best version of themselves so that they can ultimately reach their full potential.

This role will support the development of the curriculum at Cranbury College, with a particular focus on sport, Duke of Edinburgh and the personal development of students.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Experience working with secondary aged pupils with emotional, behavioural, and social difficulties in a learning environment
  • Experience of working with disaffected, challenging, and vulnerable young people

  • Experience or understanding of work in a diverse community and some knowledge of strategies to tackle issues of equality whilst promoting social justice
  • Experience of leading practical sessions with younger people, for example, sports activities, youth club leader, mentoring, cadet leader

What the school offers its staff

We are a multi-site organisation which includes our College Road Site – Primary and Cranbury Road Site – Secondary. We have an Outreach Behaviour Support Team, offer medical tuition and have a Hospital Teaching Service based at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Cranbury College has recently joined the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact the school directly.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

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)
medical
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.

This job post has expired.

About Cranbury College

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
74 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Cranbury College is an Alternative Provision academy based in Reading.

School location

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