19 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Sept 24

  • Closing date

    9 August 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 19.5 hours TTO

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

FET range F - (FTE) - £32,052 - £39,617 (pro rota) - Actual £14,728 “pay award pending effective 1st April 2024”

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • PPA Cover Supervisor
  • Term Time Only
  • 19.5 Hours ( 3 days per week)
  • Permanent
  • Start Date September 2024
  • Interviews to be confirmed

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PPA Cover Supervisor to join Leycroft Academy and part of The Forward Education Trust. The Trust was established in 2017 and is a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust serving special schools across the West Midland area.

Leycroft Academy caters for pupils with Autism.

Currently the school PAN is 170 and has pupils across KS1 and KS2.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and flexible individual to support and deliver:

PPA cover to plan clear teaching objectives, content, lesson structures and sequences appropriate to the subject matter and the pupils being taught. Record and assess pupils work whilst covering for teachers’ PPA allocated absence.

To supervise whole classes during the unplanned/ unexpected short-term absence of the class teacher under the guidance of senior staff. Including implementing work programmes, managing pupil behaviours, and assisting pupils in relevant activities in line with the school’s policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting and assisting pupils with Autism and needs and will be a collaborative worker.

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 Contribution
  • FET HUB – information all in one place, access to a range of benefits
  • Paid for Health Cash Plan – employee and dependent children benefit – option to add partner
  • Employee Questionnaire – Consultation with staff on a range of issues and ideas
  • Salary sacrifice scheme – Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to the NHS approved Thrive App – to support mental health & well-being
  • Comprehensive induction and probation support and an ongoing performance management & appraisal system
  • Easy purchase scheme (salary deduction) – Smart Tech in association with Curry’s
  • Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme – free, totally confidential advice, with face-to-face consultations
  • Personal & professional learning & development – including FLICK online learning and other resources
  • Access to discounts and offers from Reward Gateway and My Perks
  • Occupational Health Service – accessible to support the needs of individual staff
  • Staff recognition – e-cards to celebrate success among colleagues
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Policies being developed to support positive health & well-being: Family Friendly Working, Special Leave of Absence, Flexible Working, Menopause
  • Staff recognition – awards throughout the year, in line with Trust behaviours and values
  • A 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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Leycroft Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
School size
171 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
recruitment@fet.ac

Arranging a visit to Leycroft Academy

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

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