This job expired on 15 February 2024

  • Start date details

    February 2024

  • Closing date

    15 February 2024 at 1:39pm

  • Date listed

    18 January 2024

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£19959 - £21343 per annum

Learning and Therapeutic Partner job summary

Clyde Crescent
Cheltenham, Gloucester, GL52 5QH
United Kingdom

£24, 294 - £25,979 FTE £19,959 - £21, 343 (Pro rata salary) + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

35.5 hours per week, 39 weeks

Full Time, Permanent

February 2024 Start Date

We are looking to appoint a Learning and Therapeutic Partner to support children with social, emotional and mental health needs. You will be working in a small class under the supervision of a teacher and also on a one to one basis. A key part of the role will be to assist the teaching in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supporting learning environment for all pupils, particularly helping to overcome multi barriers to learning social, emotional and behaviour difficulties and to support children with specific needs, for example, sensory and/or physical impairment, cognitive of learning difficulties, behavioural, emotional and social development needs, communication and interaction difficulties.

The ideal candidate will actively enjoy working with children, has empathy and is sympathetic to their needs. You will have knowledge of S.E.M.H. and be able to use appropriate programmes such as Team teach (approved de-escalation and intervention technique).

The Ridge is a very special learning community. We provide a "fresh start" for children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health problems (SEMH). The curriculum is designed to support children in becoming confident and independent learners in a rapidly changing world.

The role is due to commence February 2024.

Closing date: Sunday 18th February 2024

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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About The Ridge Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
School size
63 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

The Ridge Academy is a specialist provision for children with SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) needs. We teach children across KS1 and KS2 in small classes with an ambitious curriculum and increased opportunities for SEMH development opportunities.

We have high expectations for our pupils and all our staff work alongside the children, families and other professionals to ensure their needs are met.

The Ridge is part of the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) which means that there are a huge range of training and progression opportunities for our staff, as well as the capacity to make meaningful changes for our pupils. Everyone strives to find their remarkable selves.

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