An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong candidate to support teaching and learning at West 14 at KS4 provision as part of the West Area Inclusion Partnership in Leeds that works with the 6 West Leeds high schools. This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities.
• Do you want to support in an exciting provision that supports learners from the 6 West Leeds high schools who are marginalised and disengaged students who continue to struggle to access a mainstream curriculum?
• Do you want be part of a professional and supportive team?
• Do you want to make a difference to young people’s lives?
• Do you want to help young people succeed in education and in life?
The high schools within the West Area Inclusion Partnership are working together to provide an alternative to that of a permanent exclusion for learners by developing a curriculum model that meets the needs of these young people and allows them to achieve academic success and good outcomes in a creative and unique way. West 14 works with pupils age 13 to 16.
We are seeking to appoint the best candidate who can support within and outside the classroom environment to encourage learners social, emotional and academic development. We are keen to hear from people who can interact with young people and be a positive role model.
Many of the young people are kinaesthetic learners so we are keen to hear from people who can support with this style of learning. Are you able to motivate and engage pupils through a range of ways such as sports, creative avenues or on a one to one basis.
If you have some of these qualities and would like an opportunity to work with young people, we would like to hear from you.
- Working with a small number of class teachers to support them to deliver engaging, exciting and excellent teaching and learning.
- Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
- Accompanying groups on trips.
- Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
- Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
- Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
- Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability
WHAT WE OFFER:
- Flexible, term-time hours
- The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
- Good opportunities for personal and career development.
- Employee benefits such as childcare vouchers.
- Leeds City Council pension contribution
- Leeds City Council benefits .e.g cycle to work
- Opportunities to work with other age ranges
THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
- GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above.
- Previous experience of working with SEMH pupils
- a proven ability to work on their own initiative.
- a high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
- the ability to use relevant technology/equipment.
- a can-do attitude.
- a commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.
Find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting our career page. The role is not within the West SILC.
West Area Inclusion Partnership 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.