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  • Closing date

    8 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

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Job role

  • Other support roles

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Pay scale

Grade 5 £26,421 – £32,076 (Actual Salary £22,927 - £27,834)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To effectively use ICT and use of other equipment

  • Able to lead a team of support staff and effectively manage daily adjustments to support staff timetables.

  • Be able to deliver training to support staff, to improve their understanding of individual students’ needs and to enable them to deliver 1:1/small group interventions effectively.

  • To be able to implement strategies to support students across the four broad areas of need.

  • Ability to relate well to children and adults and form constructive relationships

  • Able to work independently, but also a good team member

  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs

  • Excellent communicator both oral and written

  • Ability to implement and monitor individual action plans for students

  • Able to read and scribe for students in timed examinations

  • Ability to engage constructively, and relate to young people who may have a range of individual needs

  • Ability to work effectively and network with professional support services and parents

  • Commitment to improving the lives and learning opportunities of young people

  • Good time management

  • Good organisational skills

  • Flexible approach

  • Be able to write a support plan for individual students

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

  • A supportive, collaborative and friendly staff environment in a supportive school setting where you will have the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Finham Park School students.
  • A world-class professional development programme with the school being the strategic lead for The Lion Alliance which offers a range of ITT, early careers, middle and senior leader development programmes through the National College, SSAT and the Chartered College of Teaching. There is a passion for teaching and learning evident and recent speakers have included Tom Sherrington, Dylan Wiliam, and Harry Fletcher-Wood.
  • A range of health and wellbeing services through the MAT and external services.
  • Free, on-site car parking.
  • Staff fitness suite.
  • School social events.
  • A commitment to staff well-being.

Commitment to safeguarding

Finham Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be request to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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About Finham Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1648 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Finham Park is a popular and successful 11 -18 comprehensive school situated in the south-west of Coventry. It has an excellent reputation within the local community as well as nationally and internationally with our staff are both dedicated and highly qualified. The school was accredited as a World Class School in 2015, 2018, 2020 and 2021.
Ofsted described the school as a place where there is a strong culture of learning and a proven track record of academic success, with students consistently making above average national levels of progress in their studies in both Key Stages 4 and 5. The behaviour of the students is Outstanding.
Their eagerness for learning allows our teachers to deliver stimulating and innovative lessons that result in rapid progress. There is a clear focus on the development of teaching and learning through engagement in national research programmes with a strong structure of support at all levels. In addition, there is personalised programme of professional development and extensive opportunities for career progression.
The school is well resourced. New technologies are widely available and are helping to transform teaching and learning across a diverse range of subjects. In addition, ongoing investment has been made to the whole site - recently by upgrading science laboratories, STEM workrooms, a sixth form centre and new performing arts block.

Arranging a visit to Finham Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email apply@finhampark.co.uk.

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