Job Title: Numeracy Intervention Support Worker
Location: Belmont School – Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire.
HOURS: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday (term time)
If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!
We now have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring and understanding Specialist Literacy Intervention Support Worker join our close-knit team at Belmont School in Rossendale.
About the School
Belmont is an independent specialist day school for boys 11 to 16, catering for children with a wide range of needs. Our dedicated team work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.
We pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both academically and socially to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build conﬁdence in our students so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.
About the Group
We are part of the Acorn Care and Education Group and can promise you plenty of challenges and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
Acorn Care and Education provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of the young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.
About the Role
The Head Teacher is seeking to appoint an aspiring Numeracy Intervention Support Worker to join this thriving specialist SEMH School. Responsible to the SENCo / Head of Mathematics they will ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils. Helping to raise standards of pupil attainment. You will be an enthusiastic, flexible and determined individual who shares our values and is looking to develop their career in this specialist area.
Who we are looking for
Ideally we are looking for an experienced Numeracy Intervention Support Worker. Whilst experience within an SEMH/SEN specialist provision would be desirable we will consider applications from those who are currently working in a mainstream setting.
Subject specialism is essential for this post. Further training and development will be provided for the successful candidate in line with the identified needs of the school, the skills of the individual and their prospective career progression.
- To monitor and support the overall progress and development of pupils in terms of numeracy progression
- To assess, baseline and use the school’s screening programmes to assess attainment and progress
- To plan and deliver numeracy lessons that are differentiated to meet the needs of each pupil. Lessons will be 1:1 and as a full class group
- Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe working environment
- To negotiate and liaise with subject teachers / PSW’s concerning pupils needs and levels of support required
- Assist with revision sessions after school
- To contribute to raiding standards of students attainment in mathematics and numerical fluency through both raising proficiency in the subject and addressing any issues.
- Previous experience of working with pupils in a small group or 1:1
- Will be flexible and organised
- Have a good standard of numeracy
- Know and understand how to assess pupils
- A dedicated work ethic to ensure the needs of all pupils
- Is passionate about making learning effective and enjoyable
- DBS cleared and satisfactory references
- Ability to work on own initiative
Why work for us?
A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work:
- Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
- Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
- No two days are ever the same
- Free School Meals
This position is due to commence as soon as possible (subject to approved reference/DBS checks).
If you would like to visit the school for an informal look around, please contact the school on 01706 221043.
Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.
Please complete the application form in full with no gaps of employment from the age of 16 years.