37 hours, term time plus 2 weeks (41 weeks)
£19,554 - £21,166 per annum (£17,493 - £18,935 pro rata)
Closing date: 31 July 2019
Interviews to take place w/c 9 September 2019
Nethergate is a special academy in the City of Nottingham for 128 pupils aged 5 to 19 with moderate and complex learning difficulties; many have additional needs (including Autism, social and emotional, communication, sensory and/or medical needs).
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Job Coach to provide support and guidance for students with SEND aged 16-19 within our Supported Internship programme of study. Nethergate Academy strives to promote independence, education and life skills through its work with young people within the Supported Internship programme.
The successful candidate will work with a number of students who are already accessing the Supported Internship programme or have been identified as wishing to make progress into paid or voluntary work. The role will include working with existing external partners and developing new links within the wider workplace to continue providing high quality relevant work experience opportunities for the students.
The role will involve ongoing training and support in the classroom and work placements including record keeping, budget planning, travel training, facilitation of English, maths and employability, liaison with parents and outreach work as required.
To be successful you must be able to demonstrate:
• excellent communication skills
• be able to work independently using your own initiative
• great organisational skills
• ability to ensure high standards in terms of achievement and expectations
Experience of delivering vocational training and/or supporting work placements for students with SEND is essential.
The academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust; look to support staff in their careers and offer first class CPD, training through the Learning Alliance and a generous pension scheme.
Training and support will be provided from a welcoming and professional team. If you think you have what it takes to work within this role we look forward to hearing from you. You will be joining a passionate group of colleagues who strive to achieve the best outcomes for pupils in all aspects of their lives.
This role is for 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday and is required term time plus two weeks and this is reflected in the pro rata salary. There is the requirement to work in a flexible way, to support occasional early starts or late finishes.
If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.
The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.
Our recruitment processes follow the current guidance on safer recruitment as set out in part three of Keeping Children Safe in Education (July 2015). All staff will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
We are an equal opportunities employer