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Autism Learning Mentor

 

Birch Wood School has a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our expanding team
 

Key Relationships/Liaison with: Assistant Head and Autism Lead Leadership Team, Teachers and support staff

 

Job Purpose: Supporting ASD provision at Birch Wood School

 

In co-operation with the Headteacher and Designated Teacher to provide a complementary service to that given by existing teachers and pastoral staff in School to address the needs of students with a diagnosis of Autism who need help to overcome barriers to learning both inside and outside the school, in order to achieve their full potential

The post is offered at Grade 8 Paypoints 15-18 (staring salary £18803-£20760 pro rata for part time employees

Term time and inset days (37 hours), 39 weeks per year
 

Closing date for applications Friday 22nd November 2019 9.00 am

Applications should be emailed to Renee Downing downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk
or by post to Renee Downing Birch Wood School, Grange Drive, Melton Mowbray Leics LE13 1HA

Interviews to be confirmed successful applicants will be informed via email or telephone after the application closing date
 

Midday Supervisor

Birch Wood Special School are looking for an enthusiastic individual to take responsibility for the health and safety and security of children during the School lunch break.
 

*To supervise, feed and provide the appropriate toileting needs of pupils during the lunchtime session as directed by the management team, midday manager or classroom staff.
*To supervise pupils in and out of the school building.
*To ensure playground areas are suitably supervised.
*To ensure any parts of the school used during the lunchtime break are left in a safe and tidy condition.
*To deal with behaviours as specified by the management team, midday manager or classroom staff.
*To supervise and run structured games and activities where required.
*To maintain an environment in which pupils are valued and cared for.
*To carry out those duties reasonably requested by the management team, midday manager or classroom staff.

 

Term Time only 7.5 hrs per week  Grade 4 paypoint 6  £9.36 /hr

To start as soon as possible.

Application closing date 08 Nov 2019
Interview date to be confirmed

For an application pack please call in to the office to collect:

Birch Wood Area Special School
Grange Drive
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 1HA
Email : downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk  

Cleaner

Birch Wood Area Special School have a vacancy for an enthusiastic individual to join our hygiene team.

 

*To carry out cleaning duties as required to ensure that a high level of cleanliness is maintained throughout the school on a daily basis.
*To be aware of their responsibilities for the Health & Safety of themselves and others.
*To use electrical and mechanical equipment, floor polishers, etc. when necessary and be to be responsible for the care of all cleaning equipment and materials assigned to them.
*Reporting to the Premise Officer and Site Manager

 

Starting at £9.00 per hour   3.15 - 5.45 term time, inset days and 3 weeks flexible working during summer holiday.

The successful candidate would be required to start as soon as possible.

Application closing date 8th Nov 2019 at 9.00
Interview date to be confirmed,

For an application pack please call in to the office to collect:

Birch Wood Area Special School
Grange Drive
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 1HA

or download the application documents below and return to 

Renee Downing  at downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk 
 

SUPPLY/ABSENCE COVER- SEN Learning Support Assistant

 

JOB OVERVIEW

An exciting opportunity has arisen for candidates to support teaching and learning at Birch Wood (Melton Area Special School) in Melton Mowbray on a supply basis to cover staff absences and other temporary or adhoc vacancies.
This role may suit someone who is currently unable to commit to full school working hours or someone considering a future permanent role. We can consider as little or as many hours to suit needs. All Candidates will be subject to an enahnced DBS check.
This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual who is willing to work with a range of students across the Birch Wood sites, someone who is able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities to start as soon as possible.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
  • Accompanying groups on trips.
  • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Term time hours
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
  • Potential opportunities for personal and career development.

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE MAY HAVE:

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above.
  • previous experience.
  • an ability to work on their own initiative.
  • a high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
  • the ability to use relevant technology/equipment.
  • a can-do attitude.
  • a commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

SALARY :

This is salaried Grade 5 pt 9 (£9.55 per hour) for a maximum of 32.5 hours per week term time only.

 

Download the application documents below or collect in person from the school office and return asap quoting reference LSASUPP.  All successful applicants will be informed in writing/via email within 1 week of submitting an application form and will be required to undergo an interview. 

 

Completed applications should be submitted via email to Renee Downing at downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk  or by post to:

Renee Downing
School Business Manager
Birch Wood School
Grange Drive
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 1HA

 

 

 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

Apprentice Learning Support Assistant

 

JOB OVERVIEW

An unique opportunity has arisen for an apprenticeship in supporting teaching and learning at Birch Wood (Melton Area Special School) in Melton Mowbray. This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual to undertake an apprentiship at level 2 with the potential for further development at level 3.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Working with a wide range of class teachers to assist in delivering excellent teaching and learning.
Assisting in coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
Accompanying groups on trips.
Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
Working with the teacher and other support staff to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability
WHAT WE OFFER:

Term Time hours

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship Level 2 (and possibly Level 3)
The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
Good opportunities for personal and career development.

SALARY :

This apprenticeship is paid at £5 per hour,this rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year, 32.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year term time and inset training days.

 

 

Download the application documents below or collect in person from the school office, Interview date TBC. All successful applicants will be informed in writing/via email 

 

Completed applications should be submitted via email to Renee Downing at downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk  or by post to:

Renee Downing
School Business Manager
Birch Wood School
Grange Drive
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 1HA

 

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