An opportunity to join the Woodfield team has arisen for
dedicated and motivated individuals with a passion for supporting young people
with special educational needs. Woodfield provides specialist SEMH education
across Coventry between early years to the end of KS4. Woodfield currently
comprises a Primary and Secondary provision on split sites. This role could be
based at either primary or secondary, depending on the needs of the school and
the abilities/experience of the successful candidate/s.
35 hours per week
39 weeks term time only
Maternity cover (Starting December 2023/January 2024 for one
year fixed term)
You will be part of a motivated and supportive learning
support team who work closely with individual teachers and pupils to provide
targeted personalised support. You will be expected to support our highly
successful pastoral team in addition to classroom-based work. The successful
candidate needs to be flexible, versatile, nurturing and able to work
effectively with whole classes and 1:1.
An understanding of the ‘Thrive’ approach which underpins
all of our work is beneficial along an empathetic nature and a desire to
understand what drives and triggers certain behaviours.
You will be expected to work independently with small groups
and plan and prepare for this. You will need to have patience as well as good
behaviour management skills, or the ability to develop them. You will also need
a passion for working with young people and supporting those with barriers to
their learning. All of the young people we serve have EHCPs with the majority
of primary needs revolving around SEMH, a large percentage of our cohort have
diagnosis of ASD and ADHD.
We are committed to staff professional learning and this
role could provide a stepping stone towards either qualified teacher status or
HLTA providing recognised pathways for career progression at all levels. If you
are resilient and passionate about the social, emotional and mental wellbeing
of young people then we need to hear from you.
Please download the application pack and return completed
direct to the school firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 6th October 2023
Interview date: TBC
Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in
Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre-employment check with effect 1 Sept 23,
please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to
share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake
an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.
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