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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Full time: 36.5

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Salary Range Grade F, Point 30-42 £30,127 - £37,691 Term time only, pro rata salary £25,913 - £32,420

What skills and experience we're looking for

e are on the lookout for an outstanding practitioner, who is extremely passionate about making a difference to pupil’s wellbeing and behaviour to enable them to be ready to learn. Our ideal candidate will have experience with working with pupils with a diagnosis of Autism and associated social and emotional needs and recognises the importance of adopting an emotion coaching approach to support our pupils to develop strategies to thrive and enable them to regulate their own emotions.

At High Point we have two curriculum pathways “Connectors” and “Developers”. Students on our Developer pathway typically are working at least 3 years below age related expectations and their formal curriculum is focussed around developing independence life and functional skills. Our Students on our Connector pathway are working at 2 years below age related up to age related expectations.

You will respond to meet the individual needs of our students and help them to build strategies to minimise the barriers to their learning; enabling them to prepare for adult life both educationally and emotionally.

You will be part of a strong caring staff community, who work together to achieve the best we can for the young people we work with. We all share the nurturing and enthusiastic approach which cascades our mission and ethos across the school.

What the school offers its staff

Forward Education Trust is committed to recruiting and retaining the highest quality staff. To do this, we have an Employee Value Proposition offering a range of benefits to help our staff on a personal and professional level, which includes:

Teacher Pension or Support Staff Local Government Pension – Employer ContributionFET HUB – information all in one place, access to a range of benefitsPaid for Health Cash Plan – employee and dependent children benefit – option to add partnerEmployee Questionnaire – Consultation with staff on a range of issues and ideasSalary sacrifice scheme – Cycle to Work SchemeAccess to the NHS approved Thrive App – to support mental health & well-beingComprehensive induction and probation support and an ongoing performance management & appraisal systemEasy purchase scheme (salary deduction) – Smart Tech in association with CurrysEnhanced Employee Assistance Programme – free, totally confidential advice, with face-to-face consultationsPersonal & professional learning & development – including FLICK online learning and other resourcesAccess to discounts and offers from Reward Gateway and MyPerksOccupational Health Service – accessible to support the needs of individual staffStaff recognition – e-cards to celebrate success among colleaguesMental Health First AidersPolicies being developed to support positive health & well-being: Family Friendly Working, Special Leave of Absence, Flexible Working, MenopauseStaff recognition – awards throughout the year, in line with Trust behaviours and valuesA commitment to develop new ideas to show we really value what you do for our children

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About High Point Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
School size
96 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

High Point Academy opened in September 2021 for children and young people aged 11-16 years who all have an Education Health and Care Plan and a diagnosis of Autism. The school is part of Forward Education Trust, who specialise in SEN provision. We are increasing our pupil numbers in September 2023 which has allowed for this fantastic new role.

Arranging a visit to High Point Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiry@highpoint.fet.ac.

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