Teaching Partner

Newlands Academy

  • £29000 - £32205 per annum
  • London / London
  • Fixed Term
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

£29,4125 – £32, 205 (FTE), £25,188 to £27,580 (Pro Rata) + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Fixed term Contract – July 2025

September 2024 start date

We are looking to appoint a Learning and Therapeutic Partner to support children with social, emotional and mental health needs. You will be working in a small class under the supervision of a teacher and also on a one to one basis. A key part of the role will be to assist the teaching in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supporting learning environment for all pupils, particularly helping to overcome multi barriers to learning social, emotional and behaviour difficulties and to support children with specific needs, for example, sensory and/or physical impairment, cognitive of learning difficulties, behavioural, emotional and social development needs, communication and interaction difficulties.

The ideal candidate will actively enjoy working with children, has empathy and is sympathetic to their needs. You will have knowledge of S.E.M.H. and be able to use appropriate programmes (approved de-escalation and intervention technique).

Newlands Academy is a purpose built special secondary school based in Southwark, London for boys aged 11 to 16 with social, emotional and mental health needs and currently has approximately 70 students on roll. The Academy is part of Academies Enterprise Trust, one of the largest multi-academy trusts in England consisting of 57 schools across the Primary, Secondary and Special phases. As a specialist provision we ensure that we have a multi agency approach so that we comprehensively meet the needs of our children and young people with SEMH. Newlands Academy provides an ambitious curriculum that supports the students to close the gaps in their learning and achieve success through a variety of pathways allowing them to move onto appropriate post 16 placements. The Academy aims for the majority of KS4 students to follow a GCSE pathway with alternative routes tailored to meet the needs of all students. TA targeted intervention programme is run for all students with further opportunities to access therapeutic, and psychological care packages to support the students to overcome and manage their SEMH diagnosis and thrive in wider society.

The role is due to commence September 2024 – This is a fixed term position until July 2025.

Closing date: Friday 12th July 2024

Interviews are scheduled to take place on as soon as possible after the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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