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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 31 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812-£21,205

What skills and experience we're looking for

To support the learning and wellbeing of our students through appropriate interventions to empower them to be able to raise their own achievement and academic progress.

To deliver interventions to identified students on 1:1 basis or in small groups which support progress.

To support the learning environment of the school by challenging students appropriately, providing mentoring and guidance as required.

To attend planning or review meetings and contribute to the reports for students receiving interventions, as appropriate.

To be able to prioritise own work, show initiative and be flexible in working across all areas of intervention.

To offer specialism in at least 2 of the following areas of intervention provision:

  • Learning Needs
  • Physical Needs
  • Emotional Needs
  • Inclusion

To have a basic level of skill in the teaching of: reading, numeracy techniques, literacy techniques, behaviour modification techniques.

To have a basic level of understanding of how to support learning for students with sensory impairment and specific physical needs.

To develop and maintain high levels of expertise in two of the following areas of intervention specialism: learning needs, physical needs, emotional needs, inclusion.

To work across all areas within intervention as required in order to meet the needs of students, supporting them to develop independence and to foster enthusiasm for learning (e.g. in class support, withdrawal groups or 1:1 intervention, Inclusion).

To be willing to work, providing intervention support, across all curriculum areas and in all classrooms and learning environments, on and off site.

To be committed towards having a Level 2 standard of education in English and Mathematics, being skilled at using this knowledge to support students in the application of these core skills across the curriculum.


What the school offers its staff

  • Culture and ethos - high challenge and high support for all
  • Leadership at all levels - strong culture of developing leaders
  • Safeguarding culture
  • CPD - bespoke and impactful - research led
  • Wellbeing
  • Governance
  • School improvement work across the city and beyond
  • Leadership of ECT and NPQ programmes for HISP in Portsmouth
  • Equality and Diversity (LGBTQ+, anti-racism, gender equality)
  • Cycle to work scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

SAFEGUARDING
Salterns Academy Trust and Trafalgar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.
Some forms of employment, occupations and professions are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Working within a School is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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About Trafalgar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
971 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02392693521

Trafalgar School is a vibrant learning community where every member of staff understands the difference that they can make to our students’ outcomes. We expect all staff to be actively involved in the personal development of our young people and to show full commitment to their own and the school’s professional development.
Trafalgar School and its Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; and they expect all staff to share this commitment.

Our aim is to provide an outstanding all-round educational experience and we are committed to the success and excellence for all our students. In June 2023 we were inspected by OFSTED and judged to be a strongly ‘good’ school with ‘outstanding’ personal development. We are enjoying the next stage of our journey (to become outstanding in all areas!) and continue to receive incredible feedback about our child centred approach; our leaders share our best practice through extensive outreach work across the city and beyond.

Arranging a visit to Trafalgar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@trafalgarschool.org.uk.

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