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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Luton NCJ L6 plus pension benefits.

SEND Support Practitioner (AP) job summary

We are looking for a SEND Support Practitioner (AP) who will support the development, coordination and delivery of activities to children and young adults.

Maintain other relevant Management Information Systems as required in order to ensure effective information management and assist monitoring and evaluation of service delivery, and identify and prevent potential harm to children and young adults, and others by following local and LA safeguarding guidelines, including referral to and engagement with the DSL at The Avenue Centre and the relevant school.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience supporting children who have behaviour difficulties.  In this role you will be required to support students on a one to one basis in class as well as with groups of learners. You will be focussed on providing learning support, ensuring that you are providing the best experience and care possible for the students.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for the key skills and experience that are required for this role.

ACE can offer the successful candidate the support from staff, parents and members (governors) who are enthusiastic, caring and committed to working as a team to achieve the best journey for our students at ACE. You will have the opportunity to develop new skills and stay motivated through guidance and support of the Senior Leadership Team, who have great plans for ACE and who really value committed members of staff. You will be enhancing your career by enrolling on the ACE’s numerous training and CPD schemes that effectively progress the knowledge and skill set of our staff team. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are motivated to work in a school giving ‘a second chance’ to some of the most vulnerable young people in society.

Please ensure that your application addresses all areas of the Job Description and Person Specification.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

Applicants for this public facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

CV's will not be accepted for any posts based in school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, online checks, receipt of two satisfactory references and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 22nd November 2023 at Noon

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 Avenue Centre for Education

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
School size
69 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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