9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    14 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week, term time plus INSET days
Contract type
Grade 7, Support staff salary points 8-14; £17,549 - £19,765

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an individual to work within the student services team supporting the school mental health and wellbeing agenda. You will support the needs of a caseload of pupils who are demotivated or disengaged to overcome a range of barriers to learning. This support is likely to include working individually with pupils, working with pupils in small groups and working with other parties/agencies including parents.

This position is ideal for candidates who:

• Have experience of working with children of relevant age
• Have experience of working with pupils with additional needs
• Have experience of safeguarding
• Have a working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of legislation
• Working knowledge of curriculum and other relevant learning programmes
• Understand the principles of child development and learning processes and in particular, barriers to learning
• Have a developing knowledge of Local Authority, Outside Agencies, local and national organisations which can provide services and activities to support pupils and broaden and enrich their learning
• Have the ability to relate well to children and in particular to motivate children to engage in the learning process
• Have the ability to work effectively with parents/carers and a range of professionals

You are likely to be someone who:

• Has numeracy and literacy skill equivalent to Adult Basic Skills Level 2
• Has completed or is willing to undertake the National Learning Mentor training
• Has completed or is willing to undertake ELSA and Mental Health First Aid training

Applying for the job

To apply for this vacancy, please submit an Application Form and Criminal Records Declaration Form by email to: recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

Only applications on the Twynham Learning official ‘Application Form –Non-Teaching Posts’ will be accepted. You can download the forms from our website: www.twynhamlearning.com/187/staff-vacancies

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1755 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01202 878073

About Twynham School

Twynham School is a very special place with an excellent reputation both locally and nationally. We are a heavily over-subscribed school where achievement is exceptionally high, students are well-behaved and eager to learn and relationships are very special. There is an energy about Twynham School; we are entering an exciting decade for the school, our MAT and our community and successful applicants can be confident that they will be working in a truly great environment.

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague.

School location

Sopers Lane, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1JF

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