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  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 April 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Term time: 37 hours a week: 08:30 to 16:00 Mon to Thurs; 08:30 to 15:30 Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 5, SCP 12-15: £21,483 - £23,779. This is the final salary after the pro-rata calculation has been completed, to account for the role being term-time only, plus a holiday allowance, equating to being paid for 44.474 weeks per year.

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Supporting staff and learners within a classroom as directed by the Senior Leadership Team
  • Support identified pupils who require additional adult support in class
  • Delivering small group or 1:1 intervention including using our classroom minibus to deliver intervention in the community
  • Supporting pupils in crisis through the use of Team Teach including the use of de-escalation techniques and strategies
  • Preparing and supporting pupils to return to learning as quickly as possible
  • Keeping accurate records of intervention on pupil intervention logs
  • Keeping Pupil Profiles, Pupil Support Plans and Risk Assessments up to date
  • Keeping accurate records of any Restrictive Positive Intervention logs and ensuring appropriate follow up has taken place, including parent/carer contact and restorative practice
  • Contributing to pupils Learning Journals to evidence the progress that pupils are making
  • Supporting identified pupils in attending offsite visits
  • Delivering extra-curricular activities/leading clubs in school during structure activity time (break and lunchtimes)
  • Supporting the Behaviour for Learning Lead with the delivery of staff training
  • Attending daily briefings, staff meetings, CPD sessions and Key Stage meetings
  • Demonstrating ‘Unconditional Positive Regard’, every single day
  • Preparing and supporting pupils with next steps e.g. moving on to a new school

What the school offers its staff

  • Working in alternative provision and/or SEMH gives you a chance to break free from the stifles of mainstream
  • Here at Springwell our staff are able to work in a values-driven environment where the personal development and welfare of the children are our core business
  • Staff are of the utmost importance to us. With that in mind, training and development is a priority. Opportunities exist with The Wellspring Trust to create and develop a meaningful and exciting career
  • If you are ambitious then there are opportunities for development at all levels. Some of the greatest teachers in the Wellspring Trust joined us as Teaching Assistants. We have developed Specialist Leaders of Education and behaviour experts who work in our academies but also deliver training and support across the region.
  • Leadership development programmes allow aspirant senior leaders to fast-track their careers and are given opportunities and training to aspire to Principal and Executive Principal roles
  • We value every pupil as an individual, showing everyone respect and tolerance
  • We want our pupils to be the very best that they can be – and will try to give them every opportunity to show success

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.

Applying for the job

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About Springwell Alternative Academy Grantham

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
50 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Arranging a visit to Springwell Alternative Academy Grantham

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joe.jeffries@springwell-lincs.co.uk.

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