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Play Assistant - Bickleigh-on-Exe Primary School (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade A £9.50 per hour

Our school is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools that actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, Ventrus offers excellent career and development opportunities.Our highly regarded primary school is seeking a warm and enthusiastic casual Play Assistant who could provide cover for staff absence on an ad-hoc basis, either before school (7.45am - 8.45am) at lunchtime (12pm - 1pm) or in the after school club (3.30pm - 6pm).The successful candidate(s) will need to be keen to learn, possess a positive attitude, want to make a difference and be committed to improving the life chances and outcomes for every child. They will need to demonstrate that they possess exemplary professional, creative and personal qualities and that they have the enthusiasm to engage our pupils in positive playtimes and active after school sessions.The casual post involves promoting and supervising active play and ensuring the safety of all children during lunchtimes or as part of our Breakfast and After School Club. The ideal candidate must be vigilant and possess the energy and enthusiasm to create and lead fun and active sessions.A First Aid qualification is desirable, as is experience of working with children. Knowledge of safeguarding procedures within a primary school environment is essential.Please note that this position is neither a permanent or temporary position, and there is no guarantee of the offer of any minimum quantum of work. Assignments may be offered at the sole and absolute discretion of the Trust when available, and there is no obligation on any worker to accept a minimum number of assignments, if offered.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and a Disqualification by Association check.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://bickleighschool.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2681810.Please apply by noon on the closing date.Interview Date: 8 June 2022
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SEN Teacher for EYFS - Orchard Manor School (Special Partnership Trust)

  • Teignbridge
  • Part Time
  • MPS depending on experience plus SEN 1

Orchard Manor School is part of the Special Partnership Trust. We are a special school with a residential provision that caters for nearly 200 students aged 3-19.  We provide education and care for pupils with communication and interaction difficulties, Autistic spectrum conditions and learning needs.  Pupils attend either weekly residentially (Monday – Friday) or as day pupils. Our motto is ‘We live and learn together’.  This is achieved through working in partnership with all stakeholders and other relevant professionals.  We treat each child as an individual  by ensuring the learning opportunities are challenging and engaging.  Our aim is to help each child enjoy education which will enable them to be successful members of the school and wider communities. Our School is situated in beautiful woodland grounds, in the seaside town of Dawlish.  We provide a wide range of opportunities to learn outside and offsite to enhance the education and care of our pupils.  We structure our curriculum around our students identified needs in order to enable them to develop holistically.  Alongside academic progress we are committed to supporting our pupils to develop their; life and social skills, confidence and resilience and love of learning to promote their sense of achievement and self-worth.  Our ultimate goal is that the young people who leave us are prepared for adulthood; whether that be employment, further education, training, or living as independently as possible contributing positively within their community.Required to start as soon as possible.We are seeking to appoint an excellent experienced EYFS practitioner to start as soon as possible. You will be required have a sound knowledge of the EYFS and primary curriculum. You will be required to facilitate the ongoing progress and development of this class in a range of learning and personal development programmes. Experience of working with pupils with communication and interaction difficulties would be an advantage. The ability to demonstrate development of communication skills would be an advantage.This post is part time (0.4 FTE), working two days per week on Thursdays and Fridays. If you are: a talented teacher; a creative thinker; a team player; student centred; and relate well to challenging students, please contact Rowena Schofield, Assistant Principal on 01626 862363, to find out more about this exciting and rewarding opportunity. Informal visits are encouraged by appointment only. You will:- Be a qualified teacher with the ability to inspire young people with SEN.- Be passionate about helping students who can sometimes find school life challenging.- Be flexible, positive and have a ‘can do’ attitude.- Be an excellent teacher with a successful track record of impacting positively upon student progress;- Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person with good interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Main Responsibilities of the Role -To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced and relevant differentiated curriculum as appropriate to the needs of the learners, with a focus on academic achievements and developing life and social skills. - To teach highly effective lessons, support students and monitor student’s progress in order to develop pupil achievements, develop life skills and prepare them for adulthood.- To develop their own practice and work to the ‘Teachers’ standards’ DfE, alongside an ongoing drive to reinforce the vision and values of the school including the understanding of pupils needs through the EHCP’s.Specific ResponsibilitiesTeaching and Learning- Provide a high- quality learning experience for students.- To ensure lessons are well resourced within the constraints of the budget.- To plan differentiated lessons, which provide for the variety of special needs within the class.- To plan and oversee the effective deployment of teacher assistants within the class.- To be confident to teach across the range of subjects in the Primary and Early Years curriculums.Assessment- To maintain and update student assessments in line with school policies and practice.- To provide data in line with the QA and accountability matrix.- To produce reports for students taught.Curriculum- To assist in the development of appropriate schemes of work.- To assist in the ongoing development of the curriculum.Staff Development and Quality Assurance- To engage in the school’s professional development through engaging with the QA and Accountability Matrix.- To actively engage in the school’s appraisal process.- To maintain an up-to-date and relevant knowledge of SEND.Communication- To communicate effectively with parents on a regular basis including formal and informal events.- To communicate with external agencies.Other Duties- To ensure the safeguarding of students as a priority, at all times following the school’s Safeguarding policies and practice.- To ensure practice is in line with school’s Health and Safety policy.- To undertake risk assessment of activities.The above duties are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake tasks, roles and responsibilities as may be reasonably assigned to them by the Senior Leadership Team.This job description will be kept under review and may be amended via consultation with the individual, Governing Body and/or Senior Leadership Team as required. Employment DutiesTo be performed in accordance with the provisions of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and within the range of teachers’ duties set out in that document.A full induction programme and opportunities for professional development will be provided.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of our safeguarding policy can be found here: Safeguarding Policy Webpage. This role falls under KCSIE regulated activities and as such it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relating to children. Please ensure you read and understand our Privacy Notice, which is attached with this pack, before applying. We make appointments in accordance with our Recruitment and Selection Policy.This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.How to apply:Please complete the Orchard Manor School Application Form which accompanies this advert and can also be found on our school website  https://www.orchardmanor.devon.sch.uk/ When completing application forms, applicants are advised that submitting an incorrect or insufficiently completed application form will result in non-selection for interview. Particular attention should be made to supplying a full career history since secondary education and referees meeting the required criteriaPlease send completed applications to: anorris@orchard-manor.org by 5pm on the closing date.Please note - CVs will not be considered.
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Community Engagement and Events Leader - The Newcourt Community Association

  • Exeter
  • Part Time
  • £30,095 per annum FTE

Background The Newcourt Community Association (NCA) is managed by an elected board of Trustees and appointed officers. The NCA exists to serve the community of Newcourt, as defined by the ​Newcourt Masterplan drawn up by Exeter City Council in 2010, and includes these housing areas: Great Woodcote Park, Greenacres, Holland Park, Old Rydon Ley, Old Rydon Lane (East), Regal Court, Rydon Lawns, Rydon Place, Seabrook Orchards, The Fairways, The Green and The Rydons. Our vision as a community association is:1. That Newcourt is great place to live.2. To fully engage with and support all residents and understand the needs of the whole community.3. To provide sustainable and up to date facilities through a Community Centre that is attractive, accessible, welcoming and appealing to all residents.4. To grow and consolidate Newcourt as a vibrant community, and to encourage initiatives that help residents to flourish.The NCA has financial and management responsibility for the Newcourt Community Centre, providing community activities, regular classes and room hire, through a dedicated management team.Job PurposeAs restrictions are lifted, the NCA is looking to refresh our approach and reinvigorate our offer to the community. The Community Engagement and Events Leader will play a key role in developing our community engagement strategy, events schedule and community group offer. This role will be critical in our mission to ensure that everyone in Newcourt has the opportunity to get involved, and strengthening our offer to vulnerable members of the community.  The postholder will work closely with the Charity Senior Manager as part of the team made up of the Senior Charity Manager and the Caretaker and Facilities manager to ensure that the activities and projects run by NCA for the benefit of local residents and organisations. This will include involvement with supporting activities in the Community Centre as well as elsewhere in the community. The postholder will build close relationships with the Newcourt and Countess Wear Community Builder and work in partnership to understand the changing needs of the community, using an asset-based approach to community development. Reporting arrangements The Community Engagement and Events Leader will be given a high degree of autonomy and will report to the Senior Charity Manager and a Lead Trustee . Due to the voluntary nature of the Trustees, the Trustees the postholder is working with will change periodically through the natural cycle of elections, resignations and retirements. Hours & Annual LeaveThis post is for 28 hours a week. Hours will need to be flexible to include facilitating community groups during the working week in daytimes and evenings and weekends. You should expect to work one evening per month and at least one weekend per 3 months. SalaryThe Salary for this post £30,095 Full time based on a 37.5-hour week. Pro Rota for part time employees. LocationThere is some flexibility. Working from home will be possible for some tasks. However, part of this role will require the postholder to work on site at the Newcourt Community Centre or out in the community during on a regular basis.                               Please email newcourtmanager@outlook.com for an application form.Interview Date: Friday 17th June
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Community Development Worker (Supporting Independence) - Teignbridge CVS

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • NJC 6 Pt 22 £27,514 FTE

Teignbridge CVS is a charity which helps communities and the individuals within those communities to identify issues that affect them and find their own solutions. We have a staff team, supported by Health and Social Care, who are working in South Devon to deliver, using proven community development principles, stronger, more sustainable communities using the skills and resources that those residents and people already have.The RoleOur wider work seeks to re-energise local communities and this project arm focusses on looking to explore how we can encourage more people within those communities to become self-employed Personal Care Assistants (PA) and be a part of that mix forming the community offer of support.We recognise that the task below is a Big Ask - you will not be alone - whilst you will be the lead for this project, we have a team at CVS to support and work with you on this project and good relationships with statutory Health and Social Care.This is a new role and we anticipate the ask to be:- Recruitment to the PA market across South Devon;- Supporting PAs with their set up, training, advice and information ensuring that they are legal, safe and supported;- Supporting PAs to receive Direct Payments from Clients and Statutory Services (where there is an entitlement);- Promoting understanding of the role of PA across the Community for individuals who need their service;- Linking PAs into the wider Community Offer across the voluntary sector, Health and Social Care Teams, Hospital Discharge teams and more;- Supporting PAs to network with each other and supporting their wider wellbeing.During Covid-19, we are taking a blended approach of home working and working from our new office base in Newton Abbot; we will discuss with you the best balance for you.For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sue Wroe or Katie Chaplin by emailing office@teigncvs.org.uk.Applying for this roleFurther details can be found on www.teigncvs.org.uk/2022/05/14/we-are-recruiting-community-development-worker-supporting-independence.Applications should be made on our application form (including the names and addresses of two referees) and emailed to us at office@teigncvs.org.uk FAO Sue Wroe.If you need to send us your application form rather than use email, please contact us.Please apply by 5pm on the closing date.Interview Date: w/c 20 June 2022
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College and Occupational Health Nurse (In-house) - Exeter College

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £35,835 - £36,705 pro rata (a higher salary may be available for successful candidates who are already fully qualified as an Occupational Health Nurse)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dual role working with students and staff at Exeter College to help us deliver a first-class health and wellbeing service across our large and diverse cohort.This is a varied role. As College Nurse, you will provide appropriate assessment, support and training, in relation to the management of student health needs. You will also take responsibility for every aspect of Occupational Health from case management and health surveillance to delivering health promotion. You will be working alongside employees and managers to provide expert evidence-based advice and guidance across the full Occupational Health remit.If you are a registered nurse with experience of working within Occupational Health (or if you hold an OH qualification), we would like to hear from you.This is a stand-alone role. Experience of working autonomously and as part of a team is essential.The role also attracts some excellent benefits, including:- The opportunity to join an industry leading pension scheme, the Local Government Pension scheme;- Term time only contract;- Access to a staff benefits and discounts platform, including discounts with many major retailers;- Staff development days scheduled throughout the year;- On site gym, H2B spa and @34 Restaurant;- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme;- Cycle to work scheme which allows you to buy a new bike but spread the cost of it throughout the year.For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Emma Wood on 01392 400362.Exeter College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.Exeter College is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability, or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.To apply for this post, please visit www.exe-coll.ac.uk.We do not accept CVs.
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Consultancy Administrator - Devon Wildlife Trust

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time
  • £20,152 per annum (60% pro rata) plus 7% pension

Registered Charity Number no 213224Are you passionate about administration and client service?Would you like to use your administrative experience to make a difference to wildlife in Devon?Devon Wildlife Trust is a successful and dynamic charity with a commercial arm, Devon Wildlife Consultants (DWC). DWC are looking for a Consultancy Administrator to join our friendly and close-knit commercial consultancy team. We provide a range of commercial services including wildlife surveys and assessment, developer support, training and advice to businesses and landowners.We are a growing business, and this new role has been created to oversee the smooth running of the office and deliver effective and efficient administrative processes for the team. Essentially, you will free up the Consultants’ time to allow them to focus on delivering services, so it may not be the right opportunity for you if you are looking to start your career in ecological consultancy.The ideal candidate will have excellent administrative skills, attention to detail and a real passion for client service. You will be confident speaking to clients daily and, where necessary, assertive enough to deal with debt chasing. You will apply your proven organisational skills to managing the team bat survey schedule, ensuring finance tasks are completed accurately and on time and collating the monthly marketing newsletter. We are looking for a team player who thrives on a busy and varied workload.This post is based at Aldens Court. We can offer flexibility on working hours (minimum of 15 hours per week).In return for your hard work and dedication, you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service (pro rata);- Agile working arrangements including home working;- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply);- Death in Service cover;- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP);- Cycle to work scheme;- Training and development opportunities.We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and abilities who meet the essential criteria for this role. We are an inclusive organisation that is seeking to involve more diverse audiences in our work.DWT is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.You can download an application pack from www.devonwildlifetrust.org/jobs.Interview Date: 22 June 2022
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Finance Officer - Mount Kelly

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance Officer to join Mount Kelly.The Finance Officer will play an active contribution towards the objectives of the Finance Team, supporting the Management Accountant and Director of Finance and Operations in all financial activities of the school.The successful candidate will be experienced in administration and have general awareness of financial accounting. A formal qualification in accountancy/finance is desirable, but not essential.Mount Kelly is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.Further details, including the job description and application form, is available from www.mountkelly.com/jobs.Candidates should submit an application form outlining their suitability for the post, to the Director of Finance and Operations, by emailing HR@mountkelly.com.Please apply by 10am on the closing date.Interview Date: likely to take place 13-15 June 2022Charity Registration Number 306716
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Teacher of Science - Belong School Devon (Belong Learning)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £26,000 - £36,000

Required to start 1 September 2022.Belong School Devon are seeking an outstanding science practitioner to join our school in Exeter, who demonstrates a passion for improving academic outcomes though dedication and high-quality teaching and learning.You should have experience of raising attainment through high quality, bespoke teaching and support. You should be a team player who is dedicated to improving the lives of our vulnerable children, many of whom are also supported by external agencies. Our children are mixed ability however many have missed years of school through poor attendance for one reason or another so catch-up sessions are paramount and will form part of this role.You will be working in an inclusive environment where safeguarding students’ wellbeing is at the heart of our practice. Our vision is to create a sense of belonging for our students. As such, we are becoming a trauma informed, restorative school, highly adaptable to support our children and their families. The work we do actively changes lives.Belong is a small, independent specialist school for students with SEMH needs and offers a competitive independent salary. All our students have EHCP’s. Typical class sizes are 2-3 students, with a maximum of five in a class and often with additional adult support. You will be delivering KS3 and GCSE subject content to years 9 to 11 both on the school site and through community teaching. A typical teachers teaching hours are 15-20 hours across the week, and you will have additional duties such as work with students in the community and travel for this, targeted interventions and CPD to enable you to best support the needs of the students.We also welcome applications from strong NQT’s who can demonstrate that they have successfully raised attainment and outcomes for their pupils.Standard hours are 1265 over 195 days, however, flexible working hours could be available for the right candidate Additional responsibility points may be possible for the right candidate.Candidates are encouraged to visit the school. Visits can be arranged by expressing your interest when making your application.Belong Learning CIC is following current Government guidelines on Covid-19.Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students is paramount and all staff are expected to share and embrace this commitment.Any offer of employment is subject to two satisfactory references, medical clearance, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check (DBS), evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.All the above checks must have been completed before the start of employment.Belong School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.Only fully completed application forms will be considered.Please apply by 9am on the closing date.Shortlisting Date: 7 June 2022Interview Date: 13 June 2022References will be taken up prior to interview unless otherwise notified.
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Digital Learning Resource Advisor - Exeter College

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £19,549 - £21,663 FTE

The Digital Learning Resource Advisors (DLRAs) are the first point of contact for visitors in our Learning Resource Centres (LRCs), promoting a range of online and physical LRC services, delivering workshops or 1:1 support on digital and independent learning skills to students at Exeter College. To be successful in this role, you will have excellent IT and communication skills, be customer focussed and able to build positive working relationships with colleagues and students alike. You will enjoy being part of a team but also able to work autonomously. You will be proactive, open to innovation, new technologies and continuous improvement.Some flexibility is required to work some evenings at college and at events.If you feel you can make a real difference to the lives of young people and support the college to promote learning opportunities, we look forward to hearing from you.Benefits include:- Holiday entitlement of 28 days per year, plus bank holidays, plus Christmas closure period (which has been 2 weeks in recent years);- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), a career average scheme, with 14.6% employer contribution;- Cycle to work scheme;- Discounts and benefits platform, offering savings at several major retailers, restaurants, cinema, holidays etc;- Smartphone and Technology benefits scheme;- Financial wellbeing scheme, including affordable loans;- Season ticket travel scheme;- Concessions on adult learning courses;- Wellbeing support and activities, including Employee Assistance Programme, Unmind (platform/app to support mental health).Exeter College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.Exeter College is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.To apply for this post, please visit www.exe-coll.ac.uk.We do not accept CVs, no agencies please.Interview Date: to be held in Exeter, date to be confirmed
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Teacher - St Andrew's Primary School (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • MPS - UPS £25,714 - £41,604 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

St Andrews Primary School is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.Required as of September 2022.St Andrews Primary School is looking to recruit a highly professional practitioner to be initially based in Year 5.We can offer you the opportunity to work in a good and improving school together with a hard-working team of professionals committed to helping children realise their full potential, with the challenge of working in a diverse setting. We are a welcoming school with children who are happy and willing to learn.You will have the opportunity to work in partnership with other schools within Ventrus Multi Academy Trust. You will be dynamic and highly motivated, an excellent class teacher with high expectations and the ability to motivate and engage all learners. You will have a clear understanding of how children learn and be a good communicator who is able to build positive relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://standrewsprimary.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2681699.Your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post.Please apply by noon on the closing date.Interview Date: 10 June 2022
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Higher Level Teaching Assistant/PE and Games Sports Coach - Bickleigh-on-Exe Primary School (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade E £24,432 - £27,514 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Bickleigh-on-Exe C of E Primary School is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join us from 1 September 2022.Bickleigh-on-Exe C of E Primary School is a very special place to work, in a beautiful rural location, with easy access from Exeter (20 minutes) and Tiverton (10 minutes). Our popular school is situated in the beautiful Exe Valley surrounded by farmland and the banks of the River Exe. The school enjoys extensive grounds, providing an outdoor education area, sports ground, pond and raised beds. Our dedicated team of staff and governors work together to create a school where there is a real sense of community and where teachers and learners can flourish. Our aims are straightforward. We strive to develop the intellectual, spiritual, moral, social and cultural needs of each child through high-quality teaching. We value the positive and sustained support of the parents to achieve this. Please come and visit us and see for yourself!We can promise you a wonderful team of staff and highly supportive families. Our children are eager to learn and their behaviour is excellent. We have strong links through our multi-academy trust, Ventrus Ltd, and we enjoy being able to share expertise as well as offer school to school professional development.We are seeking a HLTA (or coach with equivalent experience) to cover teachers’ PPA time across Key Stages 1 and 2. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an encouraging, enthusiastic and supportive approach and have experience of working with primary aged children.Working Days/Hours:- Wednesday 1pm - 3.30pm- Remaining hours will be agreed at interview (9am - 3.30pm, Monday - Friday)We are seeking someone who has:- A growth mind-set; with the ability to instil this in others;- Motivation and determination to secure the best possible outcomes for all children;- Excellent communication skills leading to effective relationships with pupils, parents and other staff;- The ability to provide rich and creative learning experiences;- A personal philosophy which supports the values of the school;- A HLTA qualification or equivalent coaching qualifications;- Experience working with children in key stages 1 and 2.We can offer you:- Training to become a HLTA or equivalent sports coaching certification;- Friendly and supportive governors, staff and parents;- Motivated and enthusiastic pupils;- Opportunities to develop your skills within school and within our Multi Academy Trust;- In school and Trust-wide support and CPD opportunities;- Dedicated and committed staff;- Commitment to a broad and balanced curriculum.For further information, please contact Wendy Humphreys, Senior Administrator, on 01884 855357 or bickleigh@ventrus.org.uk.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://bickleighschool.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2681778.Your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post.Please apply by 9am on the closing date.Interview Date: 17 June 2022
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Kitchen Assistants (2 posts) - Pilton Community College (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade A £18,333 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Pilton Community College is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.We are seeking to recruit two Kitchen Assistants to work 1.15pm - 2.45pm (Monday - Friday), during term time (plus 10 hours to be worked in the summer and Easter holiday).The successful candidates will be talented individuals, who have great cooking skills and a passion for preparing fresh food from scratch. In return for your commitment, we are offering an excellent salary combined with generous holidays in a great environment, ensuring a good work life balance.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://ventrus.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2677015.Please apply by noon on the closing date.Interview Date: 10 June 2022
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Cover Supervisor - Pilton Community College (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade D £20,444 - £22,571 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Pilton Community College is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.The post holder will be responsible for covering the absence of colleagues in order to achieve the highest possible standards.The post holder will contribute towards the learning of students by:- Supervising classes when teachers are absent, ensuring that students carry out the work that has been set by the teacher or by another member of that teaching team;- Ensuring students are given access to the best possible learning experience;- Registering tutor groups when teachers are absent - reading to the tutor group and/or attending assembly when necessary;- Reporting back to absent teachers on the progress of the lesson to ensure students have equality of access to opportunities to learn and develop;- Being aware of, and complying with, policies and procedures relating to child protection, health & safety, confidentiality and data protection;- Building positive relationships for learning with all students.The successful candidate will:- Be confident in delivering the cover work set by the class teacher in all subjects - and be quick to ask questions for clarification when uncertain;- Ensure that students’ high-quality learning continues in the temporary absence of their teacher;- Maintain positive relationships among students, safeguarding their health and safety and using the school systems to provide praise and to protect learning.Pilton Community College is a wonderful place to work and is full of staff who are dedicated to improving the life chances of every student. We think we serve the most brilliant students. We also know that we're making a difference to our students' lives every day. If you'd like to be a part of that - get in touch.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://ventrus.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2676978.Please apply by noon on the closing date.Interview Date: w/c 13 June 2022
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Kitchen Manager - The Duchy School (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade D £20,444 - £22,571 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

The Duchy School is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Kitchen Manager to lead the kitchen at a vibrant primary school in Bradninch, Mid Devon.We are looking for a talented individual, who has great cooking skills along with a passion for preparing fresh food from scratch, to manage the day-to-day preparation of meals to a high standard within budget, to order food and materials, maintain a hygienic kitchen and to effectively manage another member of the kitchen staff. Alongside this, you will be promoting the service to attract the maximum number of children and positively encouraging healthy food choices.You should have knowledge and experience as a Kitchen Manager along with the minimum of NVQ Level 2 in Catering; Level 3 would be preferable. You will also have a proven track record of managing teams and controlling catering budgets. In return for your commitment, we are offering an excellent salary combined with school holidays, ensuring a good work life balance, as well as working in a friendly environment.The Duchy School is part of the Ventrus Multi Academy Trust. Ventrus is a unique organisation of 14 Primary Schools and 1 Secondary School in Devon, providing the very best opportunities for all staff.Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.To apply for this role, please submit your application online via https://ventrus.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2676572.Please apply by noon on the closing date.Interview Date: 10 June 2022
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Teaching Assistant - The Burton Academy (Catch 22 Multi Academies Trust Limited)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • Zone 3 Grade C £18,823.62 - £23,594.00 pro rata (depending on experience)

Company DescriptionThe Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.Academy sponsorship is about using partnerships to provide specific expertise and skills to enhance standards. Catch22, with our existing wide experience of alternative education provision, brings a focus on academic and behavioural improvement leading to re-integration back to mainstream provision up to Key Stage 3, infrastructure support, improvement to pastoral provision and greater focus on preparing young people for the world of work.We look to increase access to one to one and mentoring opportunities through a mixture of off-site and extra-curricular events in order to improve the self-esteem and self-confidence of learners. We also implement speech and language development programmes.We offer a full national curriculum as well as a nurturing environment for primary and vocational subjects for older students. We have high aspirations for all learners, with an expectation that all secondary learners will work toward achieving at least five GCSEs.See the benefits of working for Catch22 here.The Burton Academy is an alternative education provision for 55 learners aged 11 to 16-years-old, whose needs cannot be met within a mainstream environment. The academy provides placements for young people in the Torbay area who exhibit social, emotional and behavioural concerns.A strong wrap-around approach at the academy enables learners to build their confidence, overcome barriers to learning and progress to a positive next step in their lives.Our high-quality, professional staff bring out the best in all learners through a personalised approach, enabling them to achieve beyond their expectations. Time with us can significantly improve a young person’s chances in life due to our mixture of high-quality teaching, consistency of boundaries and a nurturing philosophy.We believe that all learners have the ability to succeed and make the most of the next stages of their lives. We promote key life skills so that they have the confidence and tools to reach their full potential as learners and citizens.Job DescriptionJoin us as a Teaching Assistant and you could be playing a key role in providing an invaluable programme of education for vulnerable students who present challenging behaviours. As a Teaching Assistant, you will provide support for our students, ensuring that the education provision is of a high quality and that students are supported, motivated and challenged.If you have the passion, resilience and determination to make a difference, this really is a great opportunity to become part of a small team where you can see the impact your interventions are having. Join us and help change young people's lives for the better.As a Teaching Assistant, your main duties will be to:- Engage in interventions both in and out of lessons to foster effective participation of students in the social, behaviour and academic processes of the school;- Work with the team to implement behaviour management strategies and develop relationships with students who may be vulnerable and have complex needs;- Support the teacher in the delivery of engaging and successful lessons;- Work with individuals and groups of students, assist in ensuring students are kept on task and complete activities set by the teacher;- Deal with behavioural and special needs issues in conjunction with the teacher;- Deliver SEN interventions;- Help implement lesson plans, aims and contents with the teacher;- Provide feedback to students without reference to the teacher;- Support and work with the teacher in testing/assessment;- Provide individual student and group counselling if required;- Provide detailed written reports when addressing complex student needs;- Carry out a specific responsibility (e.g. speech therapy) and support other staff in the school when help is needed in this area;- Take responsibility for meetings with external school contacts, e.g. parents, education psychologist, GP;- Take responsibility for the whole class during the temporary absence of a teacher;- Work external to the school site, e.g. on trips, educational visits etc;- Supervise students at breaks and lunchtimes.Please click here for the full Job Description.QualificationsAs a Teaching Assistant, you will need to be resilient. Ideally, you will have a good standard of education, however the role is supportive. You will need to learn aspects of behaviour management and possess the skills and attributes to implement strategies and utilise de-escalation to diffuse behavioural issues. In addition, we are looking for candidates with:- A relevant professional qualification (NVQ level 2);- Level 2 English and Maths;- Knowledge of the statutory requirements of equal opportunities, discrimination, health and safety, SEN and safeguarding of children;- High expectations of students’ behaviour and clear strategies for working with challenging students;- Ability to work independently, supported by the teacher, with groups of, or individual, students;- Ability to work at an advanced level with the teacher in planning and delivery of teaching activities (including those defined in Individual Education Plans);- Experience of teaching children with EAL, SEN, speech and languages difficulties or other complex needs.Additional informationCatch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.At Catch22, we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose and a good place to live.Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.Face to face Interviews will take place but we may call you on the number you provide ahead of this to have an informal discussion about your application.
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Site Manager - The Burton Academy (Catch22 Multi Academies Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • Zone 3 Grade D £20,319 - £27,939

Company DescriptionThe Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.Catch22 exists to help build a society where everyone has a good place to live, good people around them and a fulfilling purpose. We call these our '3Ps'.The Burton Academy is a specialist provision that offers full time education and therapeutic support to 56 children aged 12 to 16 years old. Pupils are referred to the Academy by the Local Authority as part of their duties to arrange SEN provision.Job DescriptionReports to: HeadteacherIn this role, you will be responsible for supporting the management of our academy premises to ensure that they provide a safe and secure environment for everybody. In addition, the premises should provide an environment which actively supports the process of learning.Main Duties and Accountabilities- Maintain the security of the premises by opening and closing premises, to monitor CCTV equipment where appropriate, repairing external doors, latches and fences to maintain a safe environment, operate and respond to alarm systems when appropriate, liaise with police, security and surveillance contractors and provide emergency access to the Academy site when required;- Undertake general repairs and maintenance around the site, inside and out, including changing light bulbs, clock batteries, door locks, woodwork, decorating, to ensure a safe environment is maintained;- Maintain adequate supplies of materials and supplies (bulbs, batteries, paint, ceiling tiles etc) re-ordering when needed via the School Administration team, to meet the establishment needs;- Maintain the appropriate storage of materials and equipment and follow the appropriate control systems for all stock items to facilitate the efficient operation of site maintenance, repairs and safety work;- Liaise with cleaning contractors to ensure cleaning of the Academy is in accordance with specification and ensure a clean and tidy environment is maintained at all times;- Ensure outside areas are kept free from litter, sweeping leaves, emptying bins, gritting, grass cutting and hedge trimming etc, to maintain a clean and tidy environment;- To be responsible for preventative planned maintenance programme in respect of buildings etc and grounds and ensure repairs are carried out satisfactorily;- To operate and maintain heating plant, cooling and lighting systems;- To maintain Academy vehicles and supervise servicing and repairs as well as monitor vehicle documentation including MOT certificates and log books;- To address faulty equipment and other maintenance requirements by organising and supervising repair and replacement within budgetary constraints;- To undertake regular site inspections and identify defects and record repair and maintenance requirements;- To advise on matters relating to energy control and conservation;- To contribute to planning, development and organisation of systems/procedures/policies and building development;- To undertake safety audits of premises and develop relevant Risk Assessments as required;- To be responsible for maintaining records, information and data, producing analysis and reposts as required;- To support the Headteacher in the supervision of contractors undertaking work on the Academy premises;- To support the Headteacher and take the day-to-day responsibility for Health and Safety as it applies to the premises and premises staff;- To support the Headteacher in ensuring that all the annual statutory maintenance requirements are carried out throughout the year including weekly checks of the fire alarm system;- On a daily basis, ensure the safety of the site through the term and during the Academy closure periods to minimise the possibility of theft and vandalism and to maintain the fabric of the buildings;- Undertake porter duties as required including the setting up of furniture and other equipment for planned activities;- To be available to deal with any emergency at all times and to be a nominated key holder for the fire/security alarms, 24 hours/7 days per week;- Undertake any duties as circumstances require, or at the reasonable request of the Headteacher or extended Leadership Team;- Complete all required documentation accurately and within agreed timescales to ensure that contract requirements are met;- This post may involve occasional travel outside of your base area;- This post may involve some evening and weekend work;- This post requires an enhanced DBS;- All holidays will need to be taken during school holidays;- To accurately complete all relevant paperwork in line with company procedures;- Ensure that you read, are familiar with and follow all of Catch22’s policies and procedures and ensure that you update yourself with any new or amended policies or procedures as and when necessary;- To take line management direction from line manager;- To act as an ambassador for Catch22, upholding and promoting our corporate values and to communicate possible opportunities for Catch22 service growth to line manager;- To undertake internal and external training as agreed with line manager and show commitment towards continuing professional development;- To undertake any other duties that can be reasonably expected of you within your job grade.Please click here to view the full Job Description.Qualifications, Experience and Skills- Proven experience of working within the area of premises/site management;- Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing;- Has demonstrated the ability to take the initiative, work independently and be able to accept responsibility;- Willing to contribute to the overall development of the school in a positive and committed way;- Committed to the professional development of themselves and others within the team;- Prepared to be flexible with regard to working hours;- Has the ability to relate to a wide range of young people, staff and adults who work or visit the school.See the benefits of working for Catch22 here.Catch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.At Catch22, we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose and a good place to live.Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.
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Lead Administrator (Communities) - Exeter Community Initiatives

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • NJC Scale Point 13-15 £23,023 - £23,953

Exeter Community Initiatives is looking for a conscientious and pro-active Lead Administrator to act as the main point of contact for their project Exeter Connect - a city-wide Voluntary & Community Sector Support Service. This is an exciting, varied and responsible role, in which the right candidate will support systems and processes for collection, collation and input of data, supporting the manager to ensure an efficient and high-quality service is delivered by the team.It is essential that candidates have a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly Excel, and experience of using business analytics and CRM systems is desirable.We are offering the possibility for remote working, although in-person attendance will be required at times.For an informal discussion, please contact Ellie Taylor on 01392 205800 or ellie.taylor@eci.org.uk.We would welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as these are currently under-represented at ECI.ECI are committed to safeguarding and this post requires an enhanced disclosure.The application details can be found at www.eci.org.uk/charity-info/work-us.Interview Date: 13 June 2022ECI is a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and positive about mental healthECI is a registered charity number: 1026229
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Registered Manager - Trevi

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £35,500 - £42,700 (depending on experience)

Hours include ad hoc weekends and evenings in line with the 24-hour nature of a residential service - including on call.Are you looking for a new, exciting challenge for 2022? We are searching for a Registered Manager to step in and continue to inspire and lead a well-established, experienced team whilst keeping safeguarding at the front and centre of practice.Our Daffodil Family Centre opened its doors in early 2020 and is a national parenting assessment centre based in Plymouth. Since opening, we have worked with nearly 40 families.This unique service offers a strength-based parenting assessment that aims to support the parent to identify what changes they need to make to keep their child safe, providing residential parenting assessment to inform childcare proceedings. We have developed a reputation for offering a nurturing service for both children and their parents, yet also able to make clear recommendations for the court arena.Our current manager has successfully led the team and developed our assessment model, which uses a social work and psychological approach. We are now seeking an individual who can continue to provide effective leadership, governance and management and promote the reputation of the service.The role is a strategically significant one for Trevi and brings with it both opportunity and challenges. It will suit someone who is experienced in the children's social care arena and who has a passion for delivering high quality care to vulnerable families.We are looking for someone who is committed to working from a trauma informed perspective.We will be hosting an open day for prospective candidates wishing to learn more about the role and meet the team.Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women and women with lived experience. There is a support package available for those wishing to relocate.Any offer of employment will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, costs of which will be met by Trevi.Trevi is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.For information on how to get an application pack, please visit www.trevi.org.uk/about-trevi/jobs.
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Cross-Curricular Teacher - The Burton Academy (Catch22 Multi Academies Trust)

  • Torbay
  • Full Time
  • MPS

Catch22 exists to help build a society where everyone has a good place to live, good people around them, and a fulfilling purpose. We call these our '3Ps'.We achieve this in two ways. First we improve lives on the frontline through delivery of public services. Secondly, we use our knowledge to change 'the system', to fix the complex web that can trap and disempower those it was set up to help. With the heart of a charity and the mindset of a business, we are uniquely placed to deliver on this challenging agenda.Required for September 2022, we are looking for a cross-curricular teacher to join our team at our alternative provision, The Burton Academy. Experience and interest in teaching outdoor education, PE and Forest School is desirable but not essential to the role. You will be teaching small groups of students who have emotional and behavioural difficulties. The work is intensive and requires flexibility, sensitivity, patience and resilience. An ability to work with and engage students with creativity and passion is essential.You will be part of a small but effective team where communication and professionalism is paramount. The work, whilst challenging, is extremely rewarding. Primarily, you will be required to teach, produce schemes of work and lesson plans, and act in a tutor capacity to a small group of students. Building rapport with students/families/carers is key to this role and you will need to liaise with a variety of agencies to problem solve student issues and barriers to learning.Previous experience of working within alternative provision is not essential, as full training will be provided, and we would welcome applications from mainstream teachers looking to broaden their experience within the education landscape. We positively encourage anyone interested in applying to visit the academy if they are able to do so, where you will be given a tour around our calm, friendly environment and can meet members of our supportive team.For further information and to apply please visit https://smrtr.io/8X6nB.
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Teacher of Science - The Burton Academy (Catch22 Multi Academies Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • MPS/UPS

The Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.Academy sponsorship is about using partnerships to provide specific expertise and skills to enhance standards. Catch22, with our existing wide experience of alternative education provision, brings a focus on academic and behavioural improvement leading to re-integration back to mainstream provision up to Key Stage 3, infrastructure support, improvement to pastoral provision and greater focus on preparing young people for the world of work.We look to increase access to one to one and mentoring opportunities through a mixture of off-site and extra curricular events in order to improve the self-esteem and self-confidence of learners. We also implement speech and language development programmes.We offer a full national curriculum as well as a nurturing environment for primary and vocational subjects for older students. We have high aspirations for all learners, with an expectation that all secondary learners will work toward achieving at least five GCSEs.Job DescriptionWe are looking for a Science Teacher to work in our alternative education provision. You will be teaching students who have emotional and behavioural difficulties, in small groups. The work is intensive, and requires flexibility, sensitivity, patience and resilience. An ability to work with and engage all students with creativity and passion towards the subject is essential.We have a fully resourced science laboratory on site, and are aspirational about the quality of the education we deliver; we currently offer GCSE Biology, alongside other qualification levels, but aim to increase the breadth of our GCSE STEM provision with this appointment.You will be part of a small but effective team where communication and professionalism is paramount. The work, whilst challenging, is extremely rewarding. Primarily, you will be required to teach, produce schemes of work and lesson plans. Building rapport with students/families/carers is key to this role and you will need to liaise with a variety of agencies to problem-solve student issues and barriers to learning.As a teacher in our school, your main accountabilities will include:Teaching and learning:    • Creating an inspirational learning environment with high expectations of learner achievement, success and progression, respecting individual differences in culture and background and reflecting this in the environment of the classroom.• Overseeing and co-ordinating the development of your subject(s) area. • Planning, producing and updating schemes of work to meet curriculum, inspection, and accreditation requirements, taking into account guidance from the DfE and other regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with all current requirements.• Preparing and delivering lessons/learning activities to individuals and groups of learners as required by the curriculum/timetable that:• Are informed by relevant and up to date subject, curriculum and pedagogical knowledge.• Reflect the wide range of needs of students within your classroom.• Use a range of teaching and learning strategies and resources in line with the school’s teaching and learning policy adapted to learners’ individual needs.• Developing learning resources and learning routes that meet learner needs and the requirements of Catch22 and commissioner requirements.• Preparing lessons for off-site students, for support staff to deliver.• Implementing and maintaining systems for monitoring and evaluating learning activities to ensure they are effective and worthwhile and best practice is maintained.• Identifying clear teaching objectives, learning outcomes and Individual Education Plans (IEPs).• Supporting and guiding learners so that they can reflect on their learning, identify the progress they have made and set positive targets for improvement.• Maintaining a regular system of monitoring, assessment, record-keeping and reporting of student’s progress using targets, tracking and other school systems.• Providing management information and other statistical data• Maintaining good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their wellbeing.  Setting high expectations for behaviour and being responsible for behaviour management within your classroom and aiding in behavioural management across the school.• Building effective and supporting relationships with students and families/carers; embedding that trust and support within the education process. Liaising with outside agencies as appropriate.• Working as part of a team to ensure effective pastoral support for learners.• Ensuring the effective use of support staff within the classroom.• Undertaking relevant administrative tasks associated with the teaching function including examination/accreditation entries for learners, register taking and invigilation.Other duties:• Acting as a role model; champion Catch22 and the Education Directorate’s vision and values.• Comply with Catch22 policies and procedures including safeguarding, child protection, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality.• Undertake personal and professional development activities and liaise with other staff so knowledge and best practice can be shared.Please click here to view full Job DescriptionPerson SpecificationQualifications    •    Qualified Teacher Status    •    Additional relevant qualification (Desirable)Practical and Professional Experience    •    Successful record of Science teaching experience, including an outstanding track    record of positive behaviour management•    Clear evidence of initiative and innovation•    Experience of teaching pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties•    Experience of working within a special school and/or an alternative provision•    Reading SEN Statements and identifying needs from them•    Assessment of new pupils’ strengths and needs•    Experience in writing IEPs and personalising learning plans (Desirable)•    Holder of a valid manual driving licence (Desirable)Management and Leadership    •    Ability to motivate disaffected pupils•    Ability to inspire and motivate colleagues, including classroom support staff•    Broad understanding of behaviour management issues•    Outstanding classroom organisation skills•    Experience of developing and/or implementing behaviour management schemes (Desirable)•    Understanding of performance management issues (Desirable)Interpersonal Skills    •    Ability to work in a team•    Excellent communication skills: verbal and written•    Ability to work sensitively with people, including conflict resolution•    Approachable and caring•    Ability to mediate, consult and encourage•    Solution focused•    Can be assertive with pupils and adults•    Practical, resilient and able to remain constructive under pressureCurriculum    •    In-depth knowledge of the curriculum for Entry Level and GCSE Science qualifications•    Familiar with relevant Schemes of Work•    Understands implications of curriculum leadership•    IT literate•    Evidence of thorough, high quality planning, with a focus on individual pupil progress and differentiation•    Awareness of National Strategies•    Passionate about own curriculum subjectSafeguarding   •    Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures and protocols•    Satisfactory enhanced DBS check and referencesStaff Development    •    Motivated to pursue continuous professional development•    Willing to actively contribute to staff development, including that of classroom support staff•    Seeks additional qualification/s (Desirable)•    Evidence of active participation in staff development activities, including contributions to INSET (Desirable)Governors, Parents and wider Community    •    Ability to communicate clearly, sympathetically and sensitively with whole school community•    Understands the function of school governors•    Seeks the involvement of the wider community in school•    Experience of successful work with a range of outside agencies (Desirable)Vision•    Child-centred•    Strives for excellence in all educational practice•    Actively supports the school aims    •    Understanding of current government educational policiesAdditional InformationCatch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.See the benefits of working for Catch22 here.Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.At Catch22 we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose, and a good place to live. To apply please visit: https://smrtr.io/8RvJk
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INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY. Social Worker - County Disabilities Team (Ref.2876)

  • Devon
  • Full Time
  • £31,895 - £37,568 per annum

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLYSecondment Opportunity - 6 MonthsFull Time, 37 Hours Per Week We are looking for a Social Worker to join the County Disabilities Team for a secondment opportunity. The County Disabilities Team are a Devon county-wide social care team that work with adults of working age, between 18 – 65. The team were set up as part of the Disability Transformation Programme and the nature of our work changes depending on what the current priorities and focus of the Disability Transformation Programme are at the time. The core aim of our team is to promote independence for those we work with by using the best possible practice. We are looking for a Social Worker who is committed to person centred and holistic case management where eligibility of need and significant impact on wellbeing is a key element in the support planning process. You must be able to understand the concept of working in an asset-based approach alongside a commitment to promote independence. You will achieve this by linking into available resources such as the Social Workers and Occupational Therapists in the team and the positive relationship the team has with its health partners. You will have experience of assessment and care planning in a social care setting and be committed to looking for innovative solutions to meeting people’s needs by considering an asset-based approach to explore what support is available within the local community and promote assets based assessment and support in peoples communities; We are a strong, supportive, and diverse team of professionals who are passionate about promoting good practice, equality, and social justice. The County Disabilities Team is primarily home based, with the option to work from your nearest Devon County Council office. The County Disabilities Team also have a dedicated office in Exeter where printing facilities and administration support is available. Peer Support and Team Meetings are held once a month, currently via Microsoft Teams.  You will receive an induction to the work, monthly formal supervision, informal support, and appraisals. If you are a self-directed/motivated person who is comfortable working flexibly with a clear strengths-based approach please contact Team Managers Helena Banks 07890 530414 or Kirstine Mitchell 01392 383 000 for an informal discussion. This is a 6 month internal secondment opportunity. Please confirm agreement from your manager before applying.
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Occupational Therapist- CDP North (Ref.2859)

  • Devon
  • Part Time
  • £32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our team based in Care Direct Plus North, Barnstaple. The Team:The Care Direct Plus North Occupational Therapy team are based in Barnstaple but also work remotely. We cover a large area including some rural communities as well as towns and villages across North Devon. Our team is closely connected with NHS teams, other social care teams, district councils, housing and equipment providers. We are an enthusiastic supportive team made up of social care assessors and both band 5 and 6 occupational therapists. The team carry out assessments over the telephone, virtually using other forms of technology and face to face in the person’s own home. The Role: 22.2 hours per week (3 days) You will be part of a friendly, supportive and experienced team with regular peer support, supervision, appraisal, team meetings and a commitment to learning and development, having access to regular CPD sessions. You will have the opportunity to travel around the very scenic North Devon to assess and support the people that we work with. You will be assessing the needs of adults with a wide range of disabilities and health conditions across North Devon. Clinical responsibilities include enabling people to maximise their independence and potential, as well as increasing their safety through reducing and managing risk to themselves and their carers. You will be required to hold and manage a caseload and provide a person-centred service through clinical assessment within the context of local government policy and legislation. Your Occupational Therapy intervention will be determined by the Care Act 2014 eligibility criteria and a strengths-based approach, aiming to promote independence. Interventions could include signposting or advice, provision of equipment, minor adaptations, recommendations for major adaptations, support with rehousing, recommendation for packages of care or referral onto other teams. You will be committed to equality and diversity and to achieving positive outcomes for the people of North Devon. As a Band 6 you will offer support and supervision to the band 5's and social care assessors in the team.  What we can offer youWe are committed to your continuous professional development and preceptorship, doing all we can to help you excel in your career and with new and exciting opportunities for career development. You will receive excellent support and supervision, with regular opportunities to discuss and reflect on your practice, both with your line manager and peers.We offer 25 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, rising incrementally to 30 days after 5 years’ service.Recognition of NHS continuous service for contractual annual leave purposes (within DCC Terms & Conditions)Flexible working opportunities are available, these include part-time hours, flexitime, compressed working hours and homeworking (this is subject to the needs of the role – please discuss at further at interview)Offer an opportunity to enter a generous Local Government Pension Scheme.  As a place to live and work, Devon is hard to beat with top-performing schools, universities, vibrant cities, pretty villages and some of the most scenic coast and countryside in the UK. Living and working in Devon as an Occupational Therapist has never been more attractive. If you need to make the move to Devon, relocation support may be available. For further information on this role please contact Jess Riley on 01392 388013 or jessca.riley@devon.gov.uk
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Occupational Therapist - CDP North (Ref.2854)

  • Devon
  • Part Time
  • £25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join our team based in Care Direct Plus North, Barnstaple. The Team:The Care Direct Plus North Occupational Therapy team are based in Barnstaple, but also work remotely. We cover a large area including some rural communities as well as towns and villages across North Devon. Our team is closely connected with NHS teams, other social care teams, district councils, housing and equipment providers. We are an enthusiastic supportive team made up of social care assessors and both band 5 and 6 occupational therapists. The team carry out assessments over the telephone, virtually using other forms of technology and face to face in the person’s own home. The Role: 22.2 hours per week (3 days) You will be part of a friendly, supportive and experienced team with regular peer support, supervision, appraisal, team meetings and a commitment to learning and development, having access to regular CPD sessions. You will have the opportunity to travel around the very scenic North Devon to assess and support the people that we work with. You will be assessing the needs of adults with a wide range of disabilities and health conditions across North Devon. Clinical responsibilities include enabling people to maximise their independence and potential, as well as increasing their safety through reducing and managing risk to themselves and their carers. You will be required to hold and manage a caseload and provide a person-centred service through clinical assessment within the context of local government policy and legislation. Your Occupational Therapy intervention will be determined by the Care Act 2014 eligibility criteria and a strengths-based approach, aiming to promote independence. Interventions could include signposting or advice, provision of equipment, minor adaptations, recommendations for major adaptations, support with rehousing, recommendation for packages of care or referral onto other teams. You will be committed to equality and diversity and to achieving positive outcomes for the people of North Devon. As a Band 5 you will be well supported in developing your skills as a Social Care Occupational Therapist using our Preceptorship programme. What we can offer youWe are committed to your continuous professional development and preceptorship, doing all we can to help you excel in your career and with new and exciting opportunities for career development. You will receive excellent support and supervision, with regular opportunities to discuss and reflect on your practice, both with your line manager and peers.We offer 25 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, rising incrementally to 30 days after 5 years’ service.Recognition of NHS continuous service for contractual annual leave purposes (within DCC Terms & Conditions)Flexible working opportunities are available, these include part-time hours, flexitime, compressed working hours and homeworking (this is subject to the needs of the role – please discuss at further at interview)Offer an opportunity to enter a generous Local Government Pension Scheme.  As a place to live and work, Devon is hard to beat with top-performing schools, universities, vibrant cities, pretty villages and some of the most scenic coast and countryside in the UK. Living and working in Devon as an Occupational Therapist has never been more attractive. If you need to make the move to Devon, relocation support may be available.For further information on this role please contact Jess Riley on 01392 388013 or jessca.riley@devon.gov.uk
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Night Care Assistant (Ref.2921)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time
  • £19,264 - £20,043 pro rata

Mapleton is a 20 bed home in Newton Abbot. We provide support for people who have a dementia diagnosis and we also have 10 reablement beds to support people after a admission to hospital to regain independence and reach their potential.The aim of the role is to provide care and support to service users with differing levels of need and dependency.The role requires that the care assistant delivers care in a sensitive and person centred way, placing the Service User at the forefront of the care given. The care and support will be varied, ranging from moderate forms of support through to complex and detailed care pathways, requiring well developed skills.All care assistants are expected to work in a unified and flexible manner to deliver excellent quality services. Post holders will be expected to participate fully in the makeup and review of service user care plans, moving and handling plans, risk assessments and other related documentation involved in the service users care needs.Main duties and responsibilitiesTo contribute to delivering the care needs of all service users as per assessed need within the individual care plans.To contribute to delivering care and services in accordance with the requirements of care quality commission (Care Quality Commission (CQC)) standards.To administer prescribed medicine under the supervision of the team leader and in accordance with care quality commission (Care Quality Commission (CQC)) and Royal Pharmaceutical Standards.Assist with service user’s admissions and discharges effectively.To work in a way that ensures vulnerable service users are safeguarded.To liaise on occasions, as appropriate with other agencies/professionals, including care management staff and residential unit staff.To contribute to records that ensure compliance with care quality commission (Care Quality Commission (CQC)) Standards and DCC policies, which may include the use of I.T.To assist in maintaining the safety and security of the premises, staff and service users living in the home.To contribute to health and safety and adherence to Health and Safety Act 1974 Devon County Council.To report any issues of concern to line manager.To participate in the mentoring of new staff as part of the Induction process.To attend and contribute to meetings as necessary.To assist with domestic tasks throughout the home.To assist with minor catering duties including food preparation and serving at meal times.To conform to, actively commit to and promote DCC Customer Service Standards both with internal and external 'customers' when using any communication media including telephone, email and face to face.To carry out any other duties which fall within the broad spirit, scope and purpose of.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice. Happy to Talk Flexible Working. For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page. This role requires a DBS disclosure.  If you have any question please ring Mapleton on 01626 353261 and ask for Ted Perojinski or Viola Williams
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