Are you passionate about helping young people flourish and realise their potential?
We are looking for two fantastic Inclusion Assistants to join our outstanding pastoral team, assisting Year Leaders to support students’ behaviour, attendance and welfare.
Role: Inclusion Assistant – 2 posts available
Reports to: Pastoral Leader
Hours: 36 hours per week, term time and inset days
Salary: Grade 5, scale points 6 – 11 [£20,043 - £22,129 pro rata / £17,316 - £19,118 actual]
Start date: September 2022
About the role
You will play a central role within the pastoral team, supporting our students as they navigate daily school life. With a focus on student welfare, behaviour and attendance, you will work closely with our team of Year Leaders to support students and their families to drive engagement with school and to help them flourish in education. It is a busy, fast paced role that sits at the heart of the school, providing a vital link between students’ home lives and their development in the classroom. You will join a team of energetic and passionate practitioners with a wide range of skillsets and expertise, supporting our students as they expand their knowledge and build critical cultural capital to succeed in life.
We wish to appoint a highly motivated, passionate individual with high expectations and the ability to build strong relationships with students. You will have a real commitment to driving student engagement and securing the best possible life chances for our young people. You will be able to work closely with Year Leaders to support different strategies to meet students’ needs, and be a proactive role model of the school’s values of positivity, ambition, resilience and thoughtfulness. This role requires excellent organisation, planning and prioritising skills, and the ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines. You will need to relate well to students, parents, staff and other professionals, and build positive relationships across the whole school community.
The School is part of the BePART Educational Trust which was set up by Birkenhead Sixth Form College, an Ofsted Outstanding post-16 specialist, recently awarded TES Sixth Form College of the Year. The School and the College work together collaboratively to share and develop educational best practice and create an inspiring culture with opportunities for career development. The Birkenhead Park School aims to achieve “Ambition and Excellence for All” and we are committed to providing the best possible education for every student. The School is driven by the values of Positivity, Ambition, Resilience, and Thoughtfulness.
We have recently been awarded a Silver Award by the Teacher Development Trust Network. This follows being awarded a Runner-Up prize in Educate North Awards’ Innovative and Creative Literacy accolade, acknowledging the school-wide Literacy Programme that has proven to have a significant effect in raising students’ reading ages and all-round academic ability.
In 2019, Ofsted recognised the significant progress the School has made in its journey of transformation:
“Leaders’ actions are having a positive effect on pupils’ achievement in their GCSE examinations.”
“Leaders have designed curriculums to allow pupils to build on earlier learning”
“Since the previous inspection, leaders have acted to improve the quality of education for pupils.”
full report: birkenheadparkschool.com/about/Ofsted-Report
How to apply
You can quick apply via TES or DfE Teaching Vacancies, or application packs are available from www.birkenheadparkschool.com/job-vacancies
The closing date for receipt of a completed application form is: Tuesday 12 July 2022, 9am
The Birkenhead Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Applications will only be considered when submitted on a fully completed application form. All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of age, sex, race or disability.
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