EYFS/KS1 Sensory and Nurture Leader

Merrylands Primary School and Nursery, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC3252-161S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 6, Point 13 (Range 13 to 17)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 07/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: week commencing 17th June 2024  

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Merrylands Primary School and Nursery has an exciting opportunity for an EYFS/KS1 Sensory and Nurture Leader to join the team asap.

The position is for 36.25 hours per week, 8.15am to 4pm Monday to Friday (includes a 30 minute break). Term time only for 39 weeks per year (including inset days).

Salary Scale 6, Point 13 (Range 13-17), Actual starting salary £23,150 per annum (April 2024 pay rise pending), includes paid annual leave which must be taken during school closure periods.

Applications close: Midday on 7th June 2024 Interview date: week commencing 17th June 2024.

School

Merrylands Primary School and Nursery is located in Cumberland Drive, Laindon, Basildon. We are one of ten schools which form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.

We are seeking to recruit a EYFS / KS1 Sensory and Nurture Leader to provide direct support for teachers, teaching assistants and the pupils with emotional and/or behavioural difficulties they work with, to help facilitate those pupils' successful inclusion.

The successful candidate will:

· have proven experience as a behaviour support worker

· support the SENCO/Inclusion Manager with identifying the needs of children with complex needs, devising individual provisions as well as monitoring, evaluating and adapting these provisions

· plan sensory therapy and sensory circuit provision

· understand child development and respond calmly to a range of situations

· have excellent interpersonal skills and work well as part of a team, as well as the ability to work independently

· have excellent literacy skills, and show initiative and commitment to improving and developing their own practice

We can offer you :

· a forward looking school that is dedicated to the success of all children and staff

· a commitment to continued professional development

· access to our Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their families

Berlesduna is a Trust that values and invests in staff, excellent training, development and planned career progression.

Application

We welcome visits to out school prior to application which can be arranged by contacting Gaynor Collier on 01268 417893 or email parentliaison@merrylands-pri.essex.sch.uk.

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Should you require any further documentation please do not hesitate to contact us.

Information about the School

Merrylands Primary School and Nursery has an excellent reputation in the local community. We are one of seven schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.

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

Gaynor Collier
Cumberland Drive
Laindon, Basildon
Essex, SS15 6QS
Telephone: 01268 417893
Email: admin@merrylands-pri.essex.sch.uk

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