Salary: £19,500 pa £16,800 Pro Rata
Work Times: 35 hours per week (term time only)
Responsible to: Head of Education
Application Closing Date: Friday 8th September 2017
Interview Date: Monday 18th September 2017
- To plan and implement high quality programmes for individuals and groups of learners which meets the needs of the learners and enables positive progression in their knowledge, social and personal skills and understanding in a variety of curriculum areas
- The focus will be on personal and social development through challenging activities, developing life and enterprise skills.
- To establish an appropriate learning environment.
- To develop and deliver innovative and inspiring sessions which provide challenge to enable learners to progress personally, socially and academically.
- To produce and deliver high quality schemes of work and lesson plans and evaluate and adjust lessons as appropriate to meet the needs of individual learners and the group.
- Collaborate with project team to screen and assess level of need and action plan support required to tackle barriers to participation and progression
- To monitor and evaluate learner progression through observation and recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives.
- To establish productive working relationships with learners, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.
- To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all learners.
- To support learners consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs.
- To encourage learners to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all learners in activities.
- To promote learner's independence and thinking skills and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement and self-reliance.
- To support the improvement of learner's literacy and numeracy and make effective use of opportunities provided by other learning activities to support the development of literacy and numeracy.
- To determine the need for, prepare and maintain general and specialist equipment and resources.
- To provide feedback to learners in relation to progress and achievement.
- To be responsible for keeping and updating learner records.
- To undertake marking of learners’ work and accurately record achievement/progress.
- To promote positive values, attitudes and good learner behaviour, dealing promptly with conflicts and incidents in line with established policy and encourage learners to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
- To liaise effectively with parents/carers within your role/responsibility and participate in feedback sessions/meetings with parents as directed.
- To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection.
- Accurately record pastoral information about each learner.
- To supervise learners on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.
- To support break time/lunch time supervision.
- To prepare work and activities in advance of the lesson.
- Maintain a good standard of classroom appearance.
- To attend and participate in regular meetings as appropriate.
- To participate in training and other learning activities offered by Endeavour or partner organisations to further knowledge.
- Support other staff in delivery where necessary.
- Work closely with other staff to deliver challenging activities which may include walking, canoeing, rock climbing, life skills, personal and social development.
- Select and deliver appropriate programmes of study for learners with accreditation at a level suitable to the learners’ ability.
- Ensure that learner's work is prepared for moderation as required.
- Ensure that teaching of the subject is current and includes new and developing studies, findings or innovations within the subject area.
- Develop purposeful relationships with young people referred to the programme and take an active role in youth development as part of Endeavour’s portfolio.
- Plan schemes of work and sessions to meet programme outcomes.
- Network with partners and local organisations in order to share best practice and increase the range of opportunities and support available to the young people
- Support / encourage young people to access the programme and chase up non-attendance of young people
- Where data sharing agreements are in place, provide information to other agencies as required.
- Ensure that full and accurate records are kept of the programme and the development of young people in order that there is comprehensive and accurate project performance information.
- Delivery of holiday programmes and activities as required.
- Adhere to protocols for safe working, including lone working policy.
- To act responsibly in the care of premises and equipment including vehicles.
- To attend staff team meetings and other meetings as required.
- To support the aims and objectives of the Endeavour leadership team and Board of Trustees.
- Other duties commensurate with the post and the needs of the company.
- Adhere to data protection and confidentiality requirements.
- The postholder will be expected to undertake any training associated with the duties of the post
Qualifications / Skills
Some form of relevant Youth Work, Teaching, Group Leadership or Development Training qualification.
Level 2 literacy.
Level 2 numeracy.
Full driving licence.
Experience of working effectively within an educational setting with learners with barriers to engagement.
Experience of developing and delivering innovative and inspiring lessons.
Experience of planning, monitoring and evaluating work.
Ability to identify, engage and progress disadvantaged and vulnerable young people.
Understanding and knowledge of issues relating to disadvantaged and vulnerable young people.
Understanding of barriers to participation.
Understanding of professional boundaries and appropriate relationships.
Takes responsibility for own personal and professional development.
Ability to think innovatively
Ability to inspire others
Ability to communicate clearly at all levels in a verbal, written or electronic format.
Ability to manage own workload.
Positive “can do” attitude.
Qualifications / Skills
Cert Ed / PGCE
Subject specific qualification
D1 (minibus entitlement) on driving licence.
Experience of working with a range of partner agencies.
Experience of delivering outdoor activities and / or experiential learning.
Experience of delivering learning in a variety of subject areas
Knowledge of educational requirements at Key Stage 3 and 4.
Knowledge of Ofsted criteria
Knowledge of relevant qualifications and accreditations and moderation requirements
Calm and measured.
Willing to share learning and encourage others to do the same; listen to others and respond to their needs.
Evidence of environmental care.
Terms and Conditions:
Salary Scale Points: £19,500
Other Pay: N/A
0.86 FTE hours are 35 Hours per week. You may be required to work evenings and weekends on occasion.
20 days holiday per year increasing 1 day per year up to 25 days per year. Plus 8 statutory bank holiday days.
Subject to eligibility, the employee will be auto enrolled into our work place pension in line with legislation
Sheffield Education Centre
3 months probationary period
This post may require you to travel to other locations.
Mileage is paid at 45p per mile
All staff receive a handbook containing policies including equal opportunities and diversity, health and safety, child protection etc.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
Certain posts require that you disclose any conviction, caution or binding over and including ‘spent convictions’ under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) order 1975.
This post does involve direct work with young people, and the workplace has programmes which are delivered to young people aged 14 upwards. Please note you will be asked to complete an enhanced CRB check if you are successful at interview.
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