Hours: 37.5 hours per week, term time only
Actual salary £15,808.69 - £17,485.77 pro rata (FTE of £18,683 - £20,665). Allowance available for appropriate experience or qualifications connected to autism.
Start date: 01 January 2021 or sooner if available
Purpose of the role
Our mission at Trinity is to create a world-class school. As such, we expect that all members of our community seek to become the best version of themselves, developing Head, Heart and Soul. Our students will ultimately be successfully and happily employed in a career with prospects, as well as being citizens with a burning passion to serve their communities.
The purpose of this role is to help realise our mission by working closely in a one to one support capacity with autistic students, to help them to realise their absolute best. You will work under the direct supervision of the SENDCo and will also support the Phase Leader and Pastoral Support Leaders in providing outstanding pastoral care for our students.
Details of the role
We are a new secondary school in our second year. Our aim is to be a ‘+1’ school for progress and this will be achieved by a relentless pursuit of outstanding learning.
You will be joining a small but growing team of dedicated professionals, providing support to students who, as a result of special educational need, require additional help understanding or completing learning and/or in developing their social and emotional awareness. You will play a vital role, working in partnership with teachers and the Leadership Team, in ensuring that SEND interventions optimise improved learning outcomes for an identified individual or individuals.
Further duties will be discussed at interview.
The ability to contribute to other co-curricular areas of Trinity life (e.g. team sports, music, drama, equalities or other co-curricular activities to be agreed) will be highly desirable.
Responsible to: Headteacher/SENDCo
As a growing Trust there is incredible opportunity for professional development. The Trust also offers excellent benefits including:
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Continuous professional development
- Yearly pay review
- Bike to work scheme
- 24hr Access to Health Assured, Employee Assistance Programme
Closing date: Monday 9th November 2020
Interview: W/C Monday 16th November 2020
Further information about the school can be found on our website
This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post holder. It is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks but sets out the main expectations of the school in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Cathedral Schools Trust recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, but particularly welcome those from BAME backgrounds, as we recognise that our staff team does not currently reflect the diversity of our student body.
As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we ask that all applications are made using our application form and are accompanied by an equal opportunities form. The equal opportunities form is anonymous and is not shared with the shortlisting panel.
Trinity Academy 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 under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.