Recruitment

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Teacher
JOB PURPOSE

 

  • To deliver nationally accredited courses to KS2 – KS4 (up to level 2) students.
  • To liaise with the Head Teacher, other teachers, and mainstream providers and appropriate exam boards.
  • To support Eton Dorney Specialist School vision and ethos.
  • To support principles of ECM.

DESIGNATION OF POST AND POSITION WITHIN DEPARTMENTAL STRUCTURE

To be responsible to the Head Teacher and wider management structures within the company.

  • To work with the Lead Teacher and SENCo.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Working under the direction and supervision of the lead teacher and head of Education to:

Teaching and Learning:

  • To support the Head Teacher to establish, develop, monitor and evaluate the curriculum i.e. long, medium and short-term plans according to generic planning documentation.
  • To take responsibility for advising on exam entries, and the administration of the exam board procedures.
  • To identify the appropriate level / type of exam entry for individual students and focus specifically on transition, KS2, and the GCSE borderline etc.
  • Providing, where appropriate advice and training on delivery of the subject within KS2 – KS4.
  • Maintaining curriculum files for the subject.
  • Identify any training needs that exist for development of the subject.
  • To provide information as required for the annual self-evaluation / reports to Management Board of teaching and learning within Eton Dorney School.

Planning, Assessing and Reporting:

  • To liaise with other providers / teachers – e.g. mainstream schools, special schools to ensure that continuity and progression is taking place within Eton Dorney School in line with local provision.
  • To deliver the subject and contribute to the monitoring of the curriculum through self-evaluation, peer observations, analysis of entry profiles / outturns results etc.
  • To contribute to an annual subject ‘Action Plan’ and contribute to the unit and service development plans, both in planning, and monitoring and evaluating.
  • To report on student progress as required by the Head Teacher / Eton Dorney School systems.
  • To provide advice to the Head Teacher on the use of existing materials and resources and to plan, identify and order new resources required to deliver the curriculum.
  • To organise the storage of resources and monitor the relevance and sufficiency of resources within Eton Dorney School.

Policies and Procedures:

  • To be aware of, and have due regard for the policies, procedures and guidance set out in the Eton Dorney School Handbook.
  • To advise on and have due regard for Health and Safety issues and Risk Assessment procedures within the subject area, and to attend appropriate training.
  • To be aware of Child Protection/ Safeguarding procedures and attend appropriate Level 1 training
  • Attending relevant in-service training and review relevant educational journals and DfE initiatives and disseminate information as appropriate to ensure that continuity and progression is taking place within Eton Dorney School in line with national guidelines.

Professional Values & Practice

  • Have high expectations of all pupils and assist the promotion/reinforcement of pupil’s self esteem.
  • Respect pupils’ social, cultural, linguistic, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, treating them consistently, with respect and consideration and to be concerned for their development as learners.
  • Demonstrate and promote the same positive values, attitudes and behaviour that are expected from pupils
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to meet the needs of all pupils (inc SEN pupils).
  • Carry out all aspects of the role effectively and to seek help, advice or guidance as necessary.

Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Head Teacher.

SCOPE OF JOB (Budgetary/Resource control, Impact)
No direct budgeting responsibilities.
To manage resources and to liaise with the Office Manager for additional resources needed.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Job Title: Qualified Teacher Department/Division:

KEY CRITERIA

Qualifications and Training

ESSENTIAL

  • Qualified as a teacher unless UNQ teacher post

DESIRABLE

  • Special needs qualification.
  • Non-certificated special needs/EBD courses.

Competence Summary
(Knowledge, abilities, skills, experience)

ESSENTIAL

  • Experience of working within or across a Key Stage/s
  • Knowledge and experience of the National Curriculum.
  • Ability to plan individual learning programmes
  • Ability to keep and maintain detailed records.
  • Ability to analyse the needs of learners.
  • Ability to use ICT.

DESIRABLE

  • Training for appropriate phase.
  • Knowledge of current practices in pupil assessment.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with learners with learning difficulties and learners with behaviour difficulties.

Work-related Personal Requirements

ESSENTIAL

  • Good communication skills.
  • Learner management skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with learners who have emotional difficulties.
  • To work in partnership with schools and other agencies.
  • Ability to be flexible when responding to the needs of the learners.

DESIRABLE

  • Counselling skills.
  • Self-reliance.

Other Work Requirements

ESSENTIAL

  • Ability to deal with stressful situations.
  • To be part of the school’s development programme for personal and professional development.
  • Committed to providing equal opportunities.

DESIRABLE

Qualifications and Training

  • Special needs qualification.
  • Non-certificated special needs/EBD courses.

 

Learning Support Assistant
Location: Eton Dorney Residential Job

JOB PURPOSE

  • To provide practical support to the Head Teacher/teacher/other learning support assistants/HLTA and pupils
  • To consistently promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour
  • To support pupils in their learning and development in small groups or with individual pupils as directed treating them with respect and consideration
  • To help raise standards of achievement for all pupils• To encourage the social and emotional development of pupils
  • To encourage pupils to participate in all aspects of school life
  • To help pupils to become more independent
  • To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

DESIGNATION OF POST AND POSITION WITHIN DEPARTMENTAL STRUCTURE

To be responsible to the Classroom Teacher and/or HLTA (day-to-day activities)  To be responsible to the Head Teacher (overall pattern of work)

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher, Higher Level Teaching Assistant or Head Teacher:

Planning & Expectations

Working within the school’s policies and procedures to:

  • Promote equal opportunities for all pupils.
  • To contribute to discussions, with the teacher and HLTA, on the development of work programmes, work activities and support programmes for pupils.
  • Contribute to the preparation of teaching resources and materials.
  • Provide feedback to pupils and the teacher.
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.Teaching & Learning Activities• Prepare classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards.
  • Assist in the display of pupil’s work.
  • Communicate effectively and sensitively with pupils to support their learning.
  • Promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in which they are involved.
  • Ensure that equal opportunities, bullying or harassment issues are dealt with appropriately as they arise in conjunction with the Head Teacher/Teacher/teaching assistant team.
  • To assist with the supervision of, and encourage good behaviour amongst, pupils.
  • Manage safely the teaching space and resources within the school.
  • To work with individuals or small groups under the supervision of the teacher which may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

Professional Values & Practice

  • Have high expectations of all pupils and assist the promotion/reinforcement of pupil’s self esteem.
  • Respect pupils’ social, cultural, linguistic, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, treating them consistently, with respect and consideration and to be concerned for their development as learners.
  • Demonstrate and promote the same positive values, attitudes and behaviour that are expected from pupils.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to meet the needs of all pupils (inc SEN pupils).
  • Carry out all aspects of the role effectively and to seek help, advice or guidance as necessary.

General

  • To maintain a safe environment for pupils, staff and visitors to the school.
  • Supervise pupils off site on school trips and other external visits.
  • To provide welfare support for pupils.
    Additional DutiesAny other duties which reasonably fall within the purpose of the post, and which may be allocated by the Head Teacher/Teacher/HLTA.  This may include:
  • Collecting money.
  • Chasing absences.
  • Preparing class lists.
  •  Record keeping and filing.
  • Produce classroom displays.
  • Stock taking.
  • Responding to IT malfunctions by carrying out basic checks and where necessary requesting appropriate technical assistance.
  • Maintaining attendance figures.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Head Teacher/Teacher/HLTA.

SCOPE OF JOB

(Budgetary/Resource control, Impact) No direct budgetary responsibility

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Job Title:    Learning Support Assistant Department/Division:

KEY CRITERIA

Qualifications and Training
ESSENTIAL

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Willingness to participate in a general LSA induction programme

DESIRABLE

  • Qualified First Aider
  • Holds a food hygiene certificateCompetence Summary(Knowledge, abilities, skills, experience)

Competence Summary

ESSENTIAL

  • Able to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Able to motivate and encourage pupils
  • Awareness of child protection and bullying issues
  • Awareness of and willing to promote the school’s social inclusion policies and practices
  • Ability to use basic technology i.e. photo-copier, computer, video and digital camera
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviours in a calm and child-centred manner.

DESIRABLE

  • Experience of working with children with special needsWork-related Personal Requirements

Work-related Personal Requirements 

ESSENTIAL

  • Actively enjoys working with children and has empathy with pupils and is sympathetic to their needs
  • Professionally discreet and able to respect confidentiality
  • Flexible approach to tasks
  • Firm, sensitive and effective approach towards pupil discipline
  • Willing to work as part of a team

DESIRABLE

  • Counselling skills
  • Self reliance

Other work requirements 

ESSENTIAL

  • Patient and resilient
  •  Ability to work in stressful and challenging situations

DESIRABLE

  • Driver

Application Form

Eton Dorney Independent Therapeutic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work. We are committed to safer recruitment and all candidates must complete an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.

The Governance of the school will:

  • Ensure the school has effective policies and procedures in place for the safe and fair recruitment and selection of staff and volunteers in accordance with Department for Education guidance and legal requirements.
  • Monitor the school’s compliance with DfE guidance and legal requirements.
  • Ensure that appropriate staff and governors have completed safer recruitment training.

The Headteacher will:

  • Ensure that the school operates safe and fair recruitment and selection procedures which are regularly monitored, reviewed and up-dated to reflect any changes to legislation and statutory guidance.
  • Ensure that all appropriate checks have been carried out on staff and volunteers in the school.
  • Monitor any contractors’ and agencies’ compliance with the policy.
  • Promote the safety and well-being of children and young people at every stage of this process.

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Eton Dorney

Eton Dorney Independent Therapeutic School is a specialist provision with emphasis on students with needs associated with a diagnosis on the autistic spectrum, moderate learning difficulties, emotional difficulties and SEMH difficulties and associated complex needs.

 

Address

Lake End Road Dorney
South Buckinghamshire
SL4 6QS

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