Teaching Assistant, SEMH Specialism and Mental Health Champion, Exeter

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West Exe SchoolExeter

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade D (£18,870 - 21,074 FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

Teaching Assistant, SEMH Specialism and Mental Health Champion

Salary Details: Grade D (£18,870 - £21,074 FTE)

Job term: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum (term time only) 

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and capable Level 3 Teaching Assistant to be the Mental Health Champion for West Exe School. The successful candidate will take a lead role in the implementation of SEMH provision, under the direction of the SENDCo and Senior Deputy Headteacher. The ideal candidate will have experience in the delivery of Attachment Based mentoring, Thrive, Emotional Literacy programs and the use and application of Boxall profiling and/ or SDQ (Strength and Difficulties Questionnaires).

West Exe School is a vibrant community united in its commitment to creating opportunities for students and staff to achieve success.

We believe in:

· Inspirational leadership which develops the next generation of students and leaders in our community and beyond.

· An aspirational curriculum delivered through exceptional teaching and learning.

· An ambitious and inclusive culture that promotes excellent behaviour, resilience and positive wellbeing.

· Excellent outcomes which enable all students to move on to the destination of their choice.

West Exe School has recently academised and joined the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust. The Trust is a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 16 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivering outstanding outcomes for every pupil, regardless of background. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our pupils.

We can offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and passionate school, alongside dedicated and hardworking individuals.

We can provide you with opportunities for professional development and support you further in your career in education if desired. 

We are an inclusive school where all staff build positive relationships with children, parents and visitors to the school.

An application form and further details are available at www.westexe.devon.sch.uk/vacancy 

Alternatively, you can request an application pack by telephoning 01392 660100 or by emailing recruitment@westexe.devon.sch.uk

If you wish to organise a visit, please contact Maggie Robinson, Business Administration Co-ordinator.

Completed application forms should be sent to West Exe School, Hatherleigh Road, Exeter, EX2 9JU or alternatively email to recruitment@westexe.devon.sch.uk . 

Closing date for the above: noon, Thursday, 19 July 2018. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Hatherleigh Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 9JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1392 660100