Learning Facilitator

REACH, Maldon

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Job Ref No. ECC0-2S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £16,000 - £19,000
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/04/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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REACH is a new SEMH independent school that is opening in September that provides education for KS3 and KS4 students. REACH's curriculum will offer intense mentoring and support for young people, placing them in a class with a maximum of 5 students, facilitated by a dedicated teacher, mentor and teacher support throughout their time in REACH. This model endeavours to promote the development of strong positive relationships that provide a foundation from which the student can embark upon a positive cycle of achievement.

Learning Facilitators will work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

Key Responsibilities:


Develop appropriate positive and supportive relationships with pupils
Be aware of the differing needs of pupils
Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans
Have high expectations which stretch, motivate and challenge pupils and promote self-esteem and independence
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher


In liaison with the teacher, use strategies to support pupils to achieve learning goals, adapting resources as and when necessary
Assist with the planning of learning activities
Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed, paying particular attention to those directly relating to their EHCP targets
Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers


Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil needs
Undertake programmes of intervention, recording achievement and progress and feeding back to the teacher
Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils' competence and independence in its use
Prepare, maintain and use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assist pupils in their use


Undertake training and CPD as required
Appreciate and support the role of colleagues and other professionals in external services and build constructive relationships with them
Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required
Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunch time, as required
Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and take responsibility for pupil/s under the supervision of the teacher
Be a role model for pupils and colleagues in terms of behaviour and attitude
Be punctual and professional at all times
Maintain confidentiality
Adhere to REACH policies and regulations including those relating to employee conduct, equal opportunities, health and safety, safeguarding and child protection
Undertake such other associated duties as may be required by the Headteacher or his/her designated nominee


Information about the School

REACH is opening in September. We believe in investing in people. As professionals in the helping profession, we believe and aspire to offer a better future to those children, young people and families we work with. Success for us means unleashing the potential of each individual we engage with, so they can grow and develop each day, to be better versions of themselves. Our values are grounded in our determination to be the change we want to see in the world, through passion, commitment and integrity. We want to plant a seed of kindness and compassion in a generation that will produce resilience & hope and enable them to fulfil their own destinies. Our success therefore will be measured in the lives we changed through REACH.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Gemma Quantrill
Waring Rooms
Heybridge, Maldon
Essex, CM9 4XB
Telephone: 07720805658
Email: admin@reachessex.com