Outreach Team Worker

Furze Platt Senior School, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

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  • Permanent, part time, 30 Hours a week, start time 8.45am, finish time 3.15pm (includes a half hour unpaid break). Monday to Friday, term time only. Actual salary £16,340 - £17,680 pa depending on experience

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Actual salary £16,340 - £17,680 pa depending on experience

Outreach Team Worker job summary

Outreach Team Worker – to start as soon as possible Permanent, part time, 30 Hours a week, start time 8.45am, finish time 3.15pm (includes a half hour unpaid break). Monday to Friday, term time only. Actual salary £16,340 - £17,680 pa depending on experience Furze Platt Senior School is proud to host the Shine Department, which helps young people with autism thrive and succeed in a mainstream school environment. We have an exciting opportunity for someone to work within our outreach team providing support and training to schools within the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing a caseload of students with a diagnosis of autism in mainstream education settings. Working collaboratively with school staff to provide strategies and skills and enable them to improve their understanding of autism to allow them to support ASD students with progress and attainment is an important aspect of this role. You would be responsible for carrying out individual observations of students in their school environment and the provision of a written report detailing recommendations of actions to help support them. You would also deliver targeted programmes to students either on a one-to-one basis or in groups and attend multi-agency meetings to provide advice and support in relation to students’ needs within school. If you have extensive experience of working with students with ASD we would welcome your application. Specialist training will be provided to the successful candidate. Use of a car is essential for this role as it requires visiting other schools in the Windsor & Maidenhead area (expenses will be covered). For further information about this role and to complete a Support Staff application form please refer to our school website www.furzeplatt.com. Application forms should be returned to Kiran.smith@furzeplatt.net. Only applications submitted on the school application form will be considered. Furze Platt Senior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Closing date: Monday 24th January 2022 Interviews will take place week commencing 24th January 2022
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About Furze Platt Senior School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1456 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Furze Platt is a highly successful mixed comprehensive school serving the children of Maidenhead. At Furze Platt, 1500 students of all abilities develop the skills and qualities to enable them to excel in the future. We are a highly ambitious, high-achieving and fully inclusive school in which our students are challenged and supported to achieve excellence. We are well placed for access, with good transport links to and from London and surrounding counties. Our school is very well resourced and equipped with many new facilities benefiting students and staff. These include a state-of-the-art theatre, gym, fitness suite and new three-storey teaching block incorporating science laboratories and classrooms. We are proud of the fact that the local community is also able to use these facilities.

We want our students to enjoy the time they spend with us by providing an education which is broad, stimulating and rewarding. We also believe passionately in music, drama, the arts and sport and have a Dance studio, two Drama studios, a recording studio and practice rooms and an all-weather astro-turf to support these. We are proud of the range of extra-curricular opportunities we provide for students outside of the classroom including Duke of Edinburgh, ski and theatre trips, visits overseas to enhance language skills and historical knowledge and many others.

We offer a friendly and harmonious campus atmosphere, with fantastic line support and a Senior Leadership Team who genuinely want to see you succeed and develop. NQTs are allocated a mentor, a reduced timetable and the opportunity to attend training sessions run by specialists from within the school. Career opportunities allowing you to grow professionally within Furze Platt include working parties and coaching for experienced teachers and leadership training for aspiring and existing middle and senior leaders.

There are excellent on-site facilities including use of a fully equipped and well-maintained gym, a café serving hot food and freshly made snacks and staff rooms with plenty of working space, your own laptop, student laptops and interactive whiteboards. As well as access to an employee advice service providing information, helpful resources and other services, we are finding ways of maintaining our community spirit and staff involvement through socially distanced initiatives, current examples being our first on-line book club, and a Furze Platt fantasy football league. In addition, freshly brewed coffee is ready for you during break-time with the occasional treat to help you through the week!

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