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Job Ref No. ECC7045-261S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: NJC Scale 7 (pts 19-24)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 02/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Castledon School are Hiring

Join our team of Dedicated Employability Team

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people with special educational needs? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can help shape the future pathways and opportunities for young people? If so, we invite you to be a part of our team and make a difference!

About Us:
We are a School dedicated to empowering young people with SEN to reach and unlock their potential. We have been in the community for many years working with a host of organisations dedicated to providing realistic and challenging work experience, and we need an enthusiastic individual to join us on the Job Coach team.


Key Qualities:
We are looking for an individual who embodies the following qualities:

· Adaptable: Able to adjust and thrive in a dynamic and evolving program.

· Enthusiastic: Passionate and energetic about supporting young people with SEN.

· Passionate: Committed to helping young individuals achieve their goals and aspirations.

· Aspirational: Encourages and fosters ambition in young people, helping them realise their potential.

· Personable: Possesses excellent interpersonal skills to connect with students and external stakeholders.

Role Overview:

As the job coach within the community, you will play a pivotal role in helping young individuals transition into the workforce. Your key responsibilities will include:

· Supporting young people in developing essential skills for the workplace.

· Building a professional network both within and outside the school to create employment opportunities.

· Identifying and addressing support needs, and implementing effective strategies for each student.

· Ensuring the safeguarding of students in all activities and placements

· Developing pupils ' self-esteem and resilience within the community

Requirements:

· Solid understanding of health and hygiene and the ability to confidently teach this to pupils.

· Previous experience working with individuals with SEN essential.

· A genuine passion for making a difference in the lives of young people.

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

· Strong organisational abilities and the capability to manage multiple tasks effectively.


Salary and Working Hours:

Scale 7 (points 19-24) Apr 23 pay scales
Actual Salary: £26,761 - £29,6131 per annum (FTE: £29,777 - £33,024)
Working Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30pm, Friday 8.30am to 4pm
Contract: 40 weeks per year (term time plus 2 additional weeks)


If you are ready to embrace this rewarding opportunity and contribute to the future success of young individuals with SEN, we encourage you to apply.

Application Deadline: Midnight 2nd June 2024

Information about the School

Castledon School is a Special School for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties and additional complex needs from Year 1 - Year 14.

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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Contact Information

Juliet Winsor
Bromfords Drive, Wickford
Essex, SS12 0PW
Telephone: 01268 761252
Email: admin@castledon.org

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