Learning Support Coordinator, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

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Start date: May / June 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: APT& C points 8 - 14 + fringe. (£19,945pa - £22,462pa + £874pa, paid pro-rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you reliable and self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude to your work?

Do you have experience of working with young people with SEND needs?

If so, from May / June 2019 we are looking to appoint a reliable and hardworking person to join the strong team of skilled support staff within our SEN department. You will work closely with the SENDCo ensuring that the provision of special educational needs and disability learning support requirements are provided for students.  Bushey Meads School provides education for the full ability range of children, including students with varying degrees of physical impairment who are fully integrated into the classroom.

You will need to be an outstanding team player, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with staff, students, parents/carers and external agencies.   This is a varied role and will involve deputising and assisting the SENDCo on occasion, liaising with external agencies, overseeing elements of SEND within the school, assisting with managing the department budget and providing staff with advice and guidance on how best to support individual students.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person and candidates should be educated to ‘A’ level standard (or have equivalent relevant experience) and, ideally, have worked in an educational environment before.  The salary for this post is APT&C Points 8 - 14 which is £19,945p.a. - £22,462p.a. plus London Fringe £874p.a.(actual pro-rata salary range is £16,983p.a. to £19,126p.a. + £744p.a. fringe)  Salary offered will depend on skills and experience.  The post is for 37 hours per week, term-time + 1 week to include 5 INSET days.

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and is a great place to work.  The school is ranked within the top 10 schools in Hertfordshire (School Guru) with its popularity still rising.  We have strong links with local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust.  Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk.  

Heavily subsidised childcare is offered as a package with all posts within Bushey St James Trust (BSJT).  For more information about the BSJT Little Gems Day Care Nursery please contact Rachael Coombs, BSJT Business Manager, through the HR Team on 020 8955 8833.

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on the above number.

If you are interested in applying for this full time position, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk by the deadline.  Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 25th April 2019 (midday)

Interviews: TBC 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people.  We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.  

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...