Full Job Description – Learner Support Professional _ Job Description
We are looking for someone with drive, creativity and a passion for teaching to join our team and contribute to our fast improving school. Academy Status brings new opportunities and we are looking for new team members who can add value by supporting and delivering ‘quality first’ learning experiences that challenge and engage. Experience of working with learners with SEN in either a mainstream or special setting is desirable but not essential. What is imperative is that you have high expectations, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our learners.
Full Person Specification – Learner Support Professional _ Person Specification
The Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) is a multi-academy trust which became the sponsor of Nightingale Community Academy on 1st September 2016. The Trust is a specialist provider with a strong track record in contributing to improving the education offer for young learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
Nightingale Community Academy caters for learners aged 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health as their primary SEN need. Some learners also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or other learning difficulties. At Nightingale Community Academy we are committed to raising the expectations of our learner group, removing barriers to learning and delivering attainment at the highest level.
Nightingale Community Academy is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to meeting learners’ needs, and promotes high quality professional development for all staff. We are interested in appointing support staff who aspire to improve and for the right candidates there will be opportunities for career development leading to specialist SEN and teaching qualifications.
Further details and how to apply
It is strongly advised that you contact the school to arrange a visit. To arrange, or to discuss the post further with the Principal or Assistant Head please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
To apply for the role please send through your application to email@example.com
Please note that CV applications will not be considered.
Closing Date: 12pm on Monday 5th November 2018
Interviews: 7th – 9th November 2018
Nightingale Community Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.