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Job Coach - Stony Dean School

  • Location: Amersham
  • Ref: FS07049
  • Closing date: 21 March 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Part Time

The opportunity

We are looking to appoint a proactive and positive person with experience of working within a specialist setting or who has excellent special needs experience. 

Contract type:  Permanent

Full or Part-time: Part Time, 32.5 hours, term time only

Potential start date: 17.4.18

Salary: Bucks Pay Range 4.  £23,276 - £25,199 pro rata. Actual Salary  £17,339 to £18,772

About us

Stony Dean School is a heavily oversubscribed secondary special school situated in Amersham in Buckinghamshire. We are very proud of the fact that we were the first school in this county to gain specialist SEN College status and our designation is for Communication and Interaction. This underpins the whole life of the school and our curriculum focuses on language development for all our students.

Stony Dean is an outstanding special school with a specialism of communication and interaction. The school caters for students with a wide range of needs including ASC, SLCN and SEMH 

Please visit our website: http://stonydean.bucks.sch.uk 

About the role

Stony Dean School is working closely with De Vere Latimer House Hotel, Buckinghamshire Adult Learning and Buckinghamshire County Council to support learners to prepare for the world of work. 

Pathway to employment is an exciting and innovate programme designed for the right candidate who has a range of skills that are suitable for working in a school as well as a business. The Job Coach will support learners in a business environment using specialist teaching strategies to make the world of work accessible. The role will involve working with employers, the work placement, parents and adults with specific learning difficulties to develop an in-house programme. This programme is designed to bridge the gap between school and successful long term employment.

About you

This successful candidate will need to be confident, adaptable, have good observational skills, and most importantly be able to talk to professionals in the world of work. The Job Coach will have experience of working with students with learning difficulties, disabilities and complex needs. We are looking for a driven and motivated individual to support young adults to achieve their full potential and who would like to be part of a growing programme. We are looking for a person that has experience of working in one of following environments:  working in a special school, or education setting and or hospitality and catering. You should be dynamic and flexible, with high standards of literacy, numeracy and IT literate. You will be committed to working with young adults who have learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities.

Other Information

Please contact Christie Lavery  at the school on 01494 762538 for further details or email office@stonydean.bucks.sch.uk

Completed applications should be emailed to: :  office@stonydean.bucks.sch.uk

Orchard End Avenue, Pineapple Road, Amersham, HP7 9JW

Closing date:   21st March 2018

Interview date: w/c  26 March 2018

Our school is committed to child protection and promoting the welfare of young people. We expect all staff to share the same passion and commitment to our pupil’s.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check (DBS) under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Acts 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from www.disclosures.co.uk 

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