We are looking for a Thrive Practitioner to join our supportive and talented team at King’s Oak Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
What we are looking for:
To be successful in the post, we are looking for someone to assist with the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of the Principal, SENCO and class teachers. Work with individuals and groups of children in school who are experiencing emotional health and behavioural difficulties. This will be achieved through the delivery of targeted Thrive programmes. Work collaboratively with colleagues, and in particular the teacher, to provide specialist support/expertise in one or more areas (e.g. an aspect of the curriculum, age range or additional needs) in order to advance learning. Deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being.
Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF Vacancies Page.
Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.
Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
- Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
- Dedicated Training and Development programmes
- Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
- Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
- Flu Jabs
- Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
- Comprehensive Induction process
- Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Generous annual leave entitlement for staff who work all year round
About the Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.
King’s Oak Academy is an 1170 place (Reception – Y11) mixed gender academy situated in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire and has been part of the Cabot Learning Federation since 2011. The Academy draws its intake primarily from the local Kingswood community. Typically, the prior attainment (KS2 points score) of students on entry to King’s Oak Academy in Year 7 is below the national average. In 2020, the proportion of students who have SEN and/or disabilities is above the national average whilst the proportion of students supported by the pupil premium grant is in line with the national average. In September 2021 the Academy will reach both its centenary year and full all-through status.
The staff team at King’s Oak consists of newly appointed and highly experienced leaders, teachers and support staff. All are driven to deliver exceptional experiences, educational outcomes for young people and the KOA values ‘Work Hard, Be Kind’. Staff take collective responsibility to ensure that during each pupil's time at King’s Oak they develop ambition, passion, a sense of justice, a desire to serve the communities in which they live, an understanding of how to promote safety in themselves and others and a love of learning and development that will be with them all of their lives.
King’s Oak was last inspected in March 2018 and was judged to be ‘Good’. This role offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to build on firm foundations and to use their exceptional Thrive skills to make a significant difference by improving the life chances of all pupils that attend the school.
King's Oak 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.