Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    July or September start

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£32,192.00 - £34,684.00 Annually (FTE) Salary shown is Full-Time Equivalent and not actual salary and will be pro rata'd for 16 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Play Therapist job summary

We are looking for someone to provide a professional and confidential support and counselling therapy service to the students at Aylesbury Vale Academy. Their overall responsibility will be to provide daily one to one support for students on a range of issues. Someone who can provide a high quality psychotherapy/play therapy service for individuals or groups of students aged 3 to 11 who require therapeutic welfare support covering a variety of emotional health issues.

We are a collaborative, supporting and welcoming team. We value everyone's contribution. We have a strong focus on staff wellbeing, for example, staff surveys and an active Staff Wellbeing Group. We firmly believe in developing our team and are committed to providing time and opportunities for ongoing CPD.

There are wide range of staff benefits that are available to all members of staff employed directly by Aylesbury Vale Academy. Some of the benefits include:-

  • A workplace fully committed to the principles of the DfE Wellbeing Charter
  • Priority admissions for school staff
  • Bespoke CPD that is often self-directed
  • Free employee assistance programme - 24/7 phone line for free emotional, bereavement and financial concerns
  • Well-embedded systems that provide clear structures at the same time as allowing individuals to work with autonomy
  • 10% discount on pre-school places
  • 10% discount on Primary wraparound care
  • 25% discount on the use of the Lettings facilities (sport pitches, sports hall, drama studios, community suite, part rooms)
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and an online screening check. We also carry out enhanced DBS checks every five years.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and an online screening check. We also carry out Enhanced DBS checks every five years.

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About The Aylesbury Vale Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 19
School size
1814 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Thank you for expressing your interest in the post of Teacher of IT. This is a school where we aim to go beyond the expected to ensure that students' life chances are enhanced.

We are proud of our non-selective, fully inclusive status and believe that children and young people, regardless of their background, ability or circumstances can thrive and succeed here. That is why we place respect, aspiration and resilience at the heart of everything we do.

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