Inclusion Assistant, London

Closing date:

Compass School SouthwarkLondon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,890 - £23,500 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Responsible to:  Senior Leader of Inclusion (SENCO)

Start date:  September 2018

Salary:  £19,890 - £23,500 pro rata 

Days and Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only + one week (40 weeks)

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Contact us: For further information about the school and the Trust, please go to www.compass-schools.com.

If you have any questions, contact us at recruitment@compass-schools.com or 0203 542 6506.

How to apply: Our preferred method of application is via the TES website, however, you can also download an application form from our website.  

Role summary

· To support the Senior Leader of Inclusion in the SEN/ Inclusion department 

· To work as part of a team to ensure all students on the SEN register have their needs met 

· To support SEN students both in the classroom, individually and as part of withdrawal groups

· To ensure SEN students are fully included in all aspects of school life  

· To carry out professionally the provision identified in exam access arrangements 

Teaching 

· To assist in setting up suitable withdrawal programmes for designated pupils to meet a range of SEN 

· To teach and oversee withdrawal programmes for designated pupils

· To assist teachers in devising strategies which support the learning of pupils

Other Activities

· To help assist with the record keeping within the Department

· To assist the Senior Leader of Inclusion in coordinating support in partnership work with other stakeholders

· To assist in administering Annual Reviews of EHCPs

· To assist in administering Exam Access Arrangements

· To support both pupils, staff and parents in a wide variety of settings

· To support in timetabling and provision mapping of students within the Inclusion Faculty

· Implement agreed learning activities and teaching programmes 

· To work as part of a team, both whole school and department 

Assessments and Reports

· To support in writing Individual Education Plans for pupils 

· To support in reporting and documentation of the SEN/Inclusion Department

Educational Methods

· To work with departments and individual teachers to meet the needs of pupils by identifying difficulties that may arise in any curricular context and taking steps to overcome them

· To give advice and support to colleagues on all matters connected to Special Educational Needs and to promote Inclusion across all curriculum areas

· To attend staff CPD along with teaching staff 

Other

· To carry out any other duties commensurate with the role as directed by the Principal

All members of the Compass School staff are expected to: 

  • Support the Principal and Trustees in delivering the educational vision of the Compass Schools Trust
  • Work towards and support the school vision and objectives outlined in the school development plan
  • Communicate Compass Schools Trust values, aims, policies and plans to staff, students      and parents
  • Actively foster the ethos and values of the school
  • Build an expectation of high achievement for all
  • Help to create the best environment to promote and secure the achievement of students and staff
  • Have a sense of Corporate Responsibility for the outcomes of pupils at Compass School Southwark
  • Comply with and support at all times the school’s policies and procedures on      safeguarding 
  • Maintain high professional standards of attendance, punctuality, appearance and      conduct
  • Uphold and enhance the school’s reputation by ensure positive, courteous relations with students, parents, colleagues and other stakeholders
  • Be willing to go above and beyond expected levels of commitment to ensure the success of the school
  • Be proactive in ensuring appropriate allocation of resources, and evaluate against outcomes
  • Undertake  other reasonable duties related to the role as required from time to time
  • Develop and encourage good relations between the school and the local and wider      community
  • Work closely with other schools, locally, nationally and internationally
  • Represent the school at marketing and other external events
  • Engage actively in professional development for yourself and colleagues

This job description details responsibilities but is not prescriptive and does not direct any particular priorities or amount of time to be spent carrying out the duties. It is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post, and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties and responsibilities commensurate with the grade and scope of the post. This job description may be subject to amendment, to meet the changing needs of the school, following appropriate consultation.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Drummond Road, Southwark, London, SE16 2BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 542 6506
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