Castledon School is using its own application form, please click the button below to download and view it as Essex School Jobs cannot automatically fill out an application form that has been created by a school. You will need to download the application form before you are able to complete it.

Download Application Form

Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

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  

Job Description

Download printable version

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


· 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.


Please be aware that some uploaded documents may require special software such as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Juliet Winsor
Bromfords Drive, Wickford
Essex, SS12 0PW
Telephone: 01268 761252

Similar Jobs

11556 - Team Leader Learner Support and Wellbeing

Chelmsford College, Chelmsford Closing: 20/06/2024 Midnight

Student Support Coordinator

Harwich and Dovercourt High School, Harwich Closing: 28/06/2024 Midnight

Job Coach Epping

New City College Epping Forest Campus, Loughton Closing: 30/06/2024 Midnight