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  • Start date details

    April 2024 start

  • Closing date

    16 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Permanent | Term-Time Only | 35 Hours Per Week (8:45am – 3.30pm Including one evening until 5pm & one evening until 4pm)

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Scale 5 Point 12-15 £31,716 - £33,204 Actual Salary Starting from £27,524 to £28,816

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an experienced Work-Related Learning Coordinator who will work within KS4 and 5. You will have a key role in the implementation of work placements to develop students coping strategies and resilience to support them to self-confidently work in new environments and with new people.

We are looking for a proficient, pupil centred and self-motivated individual who is equipped with the knowledge and understating of how to facilitate Work Related Learning opportunities for students who are on the Autistic Spectrum in KS5, coaching and mentoring them to fulfil their potential.

The post would suit an enthusiastic individual who is looking to make a difference to the lives of young people with autism and complex needs as well as furthering their own professional development. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to this exciting development, working across the school. You will be joining a friendly, supportive and high-performing team to meet the challenges of school administration and operations in a special school setting.

The Role

• Facilitate Work Related Learning in KS5, coaching and mentoring them to fulfil their potential.

• Develop students coping strategies and resilience to support them to work confidently in new settings

• Monitor the Health and safety of students on Work placements/during activities and develop student’s autonomy around this.

• Make reasonable adjustments and scaffold students to carry out work tasks with greater independence and increase their confidence in the work place.

• Capture student progress feeding back to the class Teacher/parents and gather and collate relevant evidence towards accreditation units.

• Establish good working relationships with other providers and agencies.

• Support the School mission, vision, values and strategic objectives.

What the school offers its staff

Split over three main sites with additional Satellite provisions, Phoenix supports young people aged between 3 and 19. We are an award-winning and “Outstanding” school (Ofsted, Nov 2018) accredited through the National Autistic Society and praised for our creative approaches. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people.

Further details about the role

How to apply:

The application form can be found on the School website www.phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk and TES

Please return completed application form to: recruitment@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Closing Date: 9am Friday 16th February 2024

Shortlisting Date: Monday 19th February 2024

Interviews & Assessment Date: Thursday 29th February 2024

It will not be possible to re-arrange these dates.

If you are intending to apply, please ensure you are available to attend for an interview.

If you would like to discuss the post or visit please contact

Jude Donoghue jude.donoghue@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

The Governing Body of the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and staff. The Executive Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following all safeguarding guidance and regulations. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. All of the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection policies are available on the school's website. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.​

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About Phoenix School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
469 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number

Special School for children with Autism

Arranging a visit to Phoenix School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jude.donoghue@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

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