Vacancies

Progress Chaser

We are looking to appoint a permanent Progress Chaser to work in our vibrant and innovative special school. This is an administrative role based within our Children & Families Support Services Department. The ideal candidate will be an experienced administrator, be self motivated and have excellent organisation, IT and communication skills, with the ability to focus on, and review, processes and procedures.

The Progress Chaser will:
- Provide specialist admin support;
- Co-ordinate the student Annual Review meetings, collate action plans and targets;
- Liaise with parents, teachers and multi agency workers to evaluate progress made on action plans;
- Ensure all student Annual Review meetings are completed within the set deadlines;
- Review processes and procedures in line with statutory requirements, and adjust as necessary;
- Ensure all targets are met by set deadlines so that the pupils receive the provision set out in their action plans.
- Make decisions on a daily basis, regarding chasing targets, who to chase, how to achieve the results and what strategies to use.

The postholder will be required to commence as soon as possible. The hours will be Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3.30pm, with a half hour lunch, 39 weeks per year, term time working. Starting salary will be £12,986 per annum (Grade D).

We do not accept CVs.
For further information about the role contact Sarah Bedford, HR Manager on 01803 864120 or email: sbedford@bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 5th November 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.


Teacher

Bidwell Brook is a Special School for children and young people aged 3 - 19 with a complex range of learning and physical disabilities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Key Stage 4 teacher to join our successful and committed team from January 2019. This is a permanent, full time post.

You must have QTS, combined with an active interest in SEN, and be inspirational, creative and solution focused with the ability to lead on good practice.

We are looking for a skilled practitioner to enhance our key stage 4 department. You must have the ability to plan personalised, purposeful and reflective learning programmes that are linked to students EHCP outcomes and are responsive to individual needs.

You will evaluate and assess the individual programmes, promote the progress and wellbeing of students, safeguard the welfare of children and young people, adhere to H&S requirements and focus on continuous improvement for yourself, your team and your students.

We can offer you a comprehensive induction programme, skilled supportive staff, CPD, career progression, the opportunity to work across the Learn to Live Federation and with our Teaching School Alliance.

We welcome applications from those who are new to the profession.

Visit www.devonjobs.gov.uk for a full application pack or the school website www.bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk. We do not accept CVs.

For further information contact Sarah Bedford, HR Manager, sbedford@bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk or telephone 01803 864120

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th October 2018 Interview date: Thursday 11th October 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Teaching Assistant Vacancies

Bidwell Brook School, part of the Learn to Live Federation, is a Special School for children and young people aged 3 - 19 with severe or profound and multiple learning disabilities. Following an increase in student numbers we require more Teaching Assistants to commence in September 2018.

You will support students as part of a class team. We offer a child centred curriculum and you will enable our students to access learning opportunities and to achieve their full potential both educationally and emotionally. You will help deliver pre-planned learning, care and support programmes in an inspiring learning environment.

Although previous experience of working with children in an education setting is preferable, it is as important to have enthusiasm, empathy and a willingness to learn and follow instructions.

You will have excellent communication skills, flexibility, initiative and the ability to keep written notes on student progress and development.

We offer excellent continuous professional development opportunities, including a Teaching Assistant Diploma.

Working hours are: Monday to Friday, 8.50am to 3.20pm (with a 4.00pm finish once a week) 39 weeks per year, with a starting salary of £11,685. We also have a part time vacancy for 2 days per week.

We do not accept CV's.
For further information about the roles contact Sarah Bedford, HR Manager, by email: sbedford@bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 9th August 2018

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 16th August 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.