G3 Therapeutic Intervention Lead (Que)

Closing on: Jun 28, 2024
Position: Therapeutic intervention lead grade 3
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Location: Queensbury School
Term Time: Term Time only

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Grade 3 SCP 9 – 22, £25,119 – £31, 364 FTE + SEN Allowance £1,628 (pro rata)

Start date: September 2024

As a result of our school growing and increasing our intake, an opportunity has arisen at Queensbury School to join a well-established, friendly and committed team.

Are you dedicated and highly motivated with a passion for special needs intervention? We are looking for someone who can support the emotional regulation, behaviour and academic progress of young people in class, and in small group or individual therapeutic interventions by coordinating therapeutic intervention and support for young people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To coordinate and deliver therapeutic interventions to young people or groups of young people to work on highlighted targets or goals.
  • To develop relationships with young people needing support, with the aim of being able to support them to negotiate experiences of trauma, loss and rejection.
  • To contribute to the achievement of goals and outcomes identified in young people’s Education, Health and Care Plans.
  • To be responsive to issues as they arise and be sufficiently knowledgeable of our young people and their presentation to be proactive in intervening, including de-escalation strategies.
  • To support the ethos of the school including Zones of Regulation, Emotion Coaching and the Restorative Approach.
  • To create and manage a referral process, identifying those who need extra help to overcome barriers to learning inside and outside school.
  • To identify those children who would benefit most from a learning mentor and, working with others, draw up and implement an action plan for each child who needs support.
  • To develop a 1:1 mentoring relationship with children needing support where necessary aimed at achieving the goals defined in the action plan.
  • To maintain regular contact with families/carers of children in need of extra support, to keep them informed of the child’s needs and progress, and to secure positive family support and involvement.

Requirements:

  •  Experience of working with young people with SEND
  • Experience of implementing approaches that support the inclusion and improvement of students’ emotional regulation and their learning.
  •  Experience of delivering small group interventions.
  • Previous successful experience in working with children and young people on an individual basis in supporting their personal development.
  •  Experience of working effectively with the parents/carers of young people.
  • Evidence of active commitment to ensuring that all young people are well safeguarded, supported and guided in both their personal and academic development.

We can offer;

  • Fabulous faculties – supportive and driven
  • A collaborative and inclusive culture
  • A committed, hardworking team who strive to provide the best education for all students
  • Comprehensive induction and probation support and regular opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • We offer 10 staff training days across the academic year; one or two of these days may be aggregated which means you complete training outside of normal working hours in twilight sessions
  • Employee Assistance Programme via BHSF – free totally confidential support
  • Access to discounts and offers via BHSF
  • Access to a generous Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Teachers annual leave is in line with Teachers Pay & Conditions
  • Onsite parking at all schools
  • We are the only Trust to provide SEN Allowances to ALL roles who work with students, including Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Care Assistants, Pastoral Care, Guides, Drivers

If you are determined, ambitious, hardworking and you meet our requirements, then we would love to hear from you.

Informal visits prior to application are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school on 0121 373 5731.

The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS, Childcare Disqualification (where applicable), qualifications, medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search (and a prohibition check for teachers) will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.    

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This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. 

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How to apply: Please apply online: https://educationimpact.org.uk/jobs

We do not accept CVs. Apply by using the EIAT application form.

Closing Date: 28th June 2024

Interviews to be held week commencing 8th July 2024

If you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.



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