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Educational Psychologist

The Midland Academies TrustWarwickshire

Educational Psychologist

Salary – Negotiable dependant on experience

Permanent post

Hours and Weeks worked – 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (term time only + inset days + week during the summer break)

The Midlands Academies Trust are looking to employ an Educational Psychologist to work across all Trust Academies and North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College. This is a newly created role where the successful applicating will work closely with the Trusts Lead SENCO and our Academy and College SENCOs to deliver an educational psychology service to the pupils, young people and families of Trust academies and college. The Midland Academies Trust is committed to inclusive education and is aspirant for its academies and college in providing the very best education, care and support for pupils with special educational need and or disabilities. All children will have the right to a broad and balanced curriculum including extra-curricular activities where appropriate and full access to the National Curriculum. This post is required to ensure a joined-up approach to supporting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and or Disabilities to enable them to achieve highly with us by raising educational outcomes and ensuring full inclusion for all pupils.

The Midland Academies Trust (MAT) is a family of four secondary schools working in collaboration with North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College. We serve about 3,000 students in the Nuneaton and North Warwickshire area. We work at the heart of our local community with the common goal of ‘Creating Successful Futures’ for students in our care, and we are looking for people who share our vision. Our 4 academies are located within a 10-mile radius and our proximity provides a strong position for collaborative working and reflects a deep commitment to our community. 

All schools within the Trust are united in their vision to rapidly improve the learning experience of their pupils and raise the aspirations of the local communities which they serve. There is a strong collegiate atmosphere within our Trust. We want it to be easy for our pupils to achieve well and be prepared for a successful future. 

The Midland Academies Trust appoints leaders who have a passion for making a difference locally, who demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills and self-assurance, and who welcome collaboration and challenge seeking to work with others across the Trust to maximise the benefits of localism and ultimately deliver the best education for our young people.

The Role

• Providing Psychological advice and assessment supporting diagnosis, referrals to external agencies to support interventions

• Support in development and direct implementation of pupil provision for students with SEND. 

• Delivering evidence based CPD for staff 

• To provide a responsive consultation service for children, young people and families across the Trust Academies and College. 

• Develop collaborative working partnerships with external agencies  

• Supporting the staff to implement appropriate legislative framework for Pupils with SEND

• To build capacity and effectively support in managing risk of identified pupils

What we can offer

• Regular CPD to fulfil the role 

• Professional Clinical supervision 

• Associated memberships will be funded by the Trust.

• Resources to support in fulfilling the role will be funded.  

Only Midland Academy Trust applications forms will be accepted. 

Closing Date: 13/12/21

Application forms should be returned to

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS disclosure. Start dates will be conditional upon receipt of satisfactory pre employment checks. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

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