This job expired on 5 July 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    16 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Special educational needs (SEN) specialist
Working pattern
Contract type
Grade 6 SCP18 (FTE £24,982. Actual from £21,555)

Job summary

Would you like to come and work with us, as part of a pioneering Alternative Provision rated most recently as GOOD by Ofsted? 

Would you like to join the Cranbury College team and make your contribution towards our journey to OUTSTANDING? 

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

Do you have the resilience to work in a dynamic, trauma-informed environment, with pupils that have social, emotional, academic and mental health needs? 

If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are looking to strengthen the KS3 support team and want to appoint a resilient and ambitious HLTA/Coach Mentor to join our fun and lively team. You will be based at our main site supporting our KS3 students, this is a challenging but very rewarding role supporting some of the most vulnerable pupils in Reading. The ability to make education exciting and build strong relationships is essential.  

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
107 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

About Cranbury College

We are a multi-site organisation which includes our College Road Site – Primary and Cranbury Road Site – Secondary and Post 16. We have an Outreach Behaviour Support Team, offer medical tuition and have a Hospital Teaching Service based at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

 Staff responses when asked ‘What are the school’s greatest strengths?’
· ‘Safeguarding and welfare of students’
· ‘Compassion, empathy and enthusiasm’ 
· ‘Teamwork’
· ‘Flexible, creative and personalised approaches for all’
 · ‘Outstanding outcomes for young people’ 

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. 

Click on the link for more information on Cranbury College  

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. The Trust has a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff to middle and senior leadership posts and can offer Specialist Leader of Education and school improvement opportunities to the right candidates. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.      

Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential.  All employees of the school and 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. 

Arranging a visit to Cranbury College

 Visits to our school are strongly encouraged, please email   

School location

Cranbury Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 2TS

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