12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    8 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
26 hours and 40 mins per week. 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£21,408
Actual salary
£13,550- £13,775

Job summary

Would you like to move your career forward in a friendly environment with eager students and support from an experienced leadership team, in one of the best mixed comprehensive schools for 11-16 in our Local Authority. We are oversubscribed, serve Harold Wood well and we are only twenty minutes from the heart of London.

Our school mantra is "Committed to Success for All." That includes our staff and we want the very best for our students. OFSTED said we “have created an inclusive community where pupils and staff relate well to each other. The school is focused on working with families to raise aspirations for pupils.”

The title Student Development Assistant highlights the need for students to become independent learners where appropriate. We believe this is a positive move from a traditional Learning Support Assistant role.

If you have a positive approach, you are resilient and can enhance our team to support our young adults in overcoming barriers to their learning in order for them to achieve their full potential, we would like to talk to you. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a forward thinking school. This position would be suitable for someone with recent experience with working with young people or has a passion for supporting young people with Special Educational Needs. The ability to speak a second language, or to use sign language would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will be committed to our vision, our values and ethos, and have the interpersonal skills and ability to work with staff and students to achieve all they can. If you would like to speak to the Head of Inclusion, Mrs J Tyldesley, please feel free to telephone the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Applying for the job

To Apply, please visit the schools website and complete an application form. Please email applications to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
919 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01708 730141

About Redden Court School

We pride ourselves on being a fully comprehensive school placed at the heart of the community. We want all of our students to be happy, ambitious and to achieve results that reflect their true potential.

Our school has served the local community of Harold Wood for many years, providing a high quality education to the students of this area.

Our vision is focused on a ‘Commitment to Success for All’ and high levels of aspiration for every member of our community. The school is forward thinking and progressive. We seek to achieve the very best for all of our students through the use of a rich variety of educational approaches.
We have caring staff who are dedicated to ensuring the students are successful in every aspect of their learning.
Redden Court is the founding school in the Success for All Educational Trust and is recognised as one of the highest performing mixed comprehensive schools in Havering.

We are an accredited ‘Thinking School’ and have very close links with the Cognitive Education Development Unit at the University of Exeter. Metacognition and the development of thinking skills is at the heart of our teaching and learning in the school as we believe it plays an important part in developing resilient and independent learners.

We also have very strong links with the Havering Teacher Training Programme, we are a senior partner in the Empower Teaching Alliance and we are recognised as a Leading Edge School by the SSAT. The school has also been accredited with All Together (Anti Bullying), Place2Be (Student Mental Health), SEND Exceptional Outcomes Award, The Quality in Careers Standards, Healthy Schools Gold Award and Gold Travel Ambassadors Award.

We are a growing community Trust with inclusion at the heart of our ethos and require leaders who will bring this vision to life.

These are exciting times for Redden Court School with so much change and challenge in the future.

Arranging a visit to Redden Court School

We welcome and encourage visits to our school. To arrange a visit please contact Mrs Caroline Morris Head's PA on 01708 342293 or cmorris@reddencourtcloud.co.uk

School location

Cotswold Road, Romford, Essex, RM3 0TS

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