Location: The HEART Education Trust, Heartsease Primary Academy, Rider Haggard Road, Norwich NR7 9UE; this is a Trust based role and will require the post holder to move across the Trust sites
Salary: Scale E £15,561 – £16,507 actual p.a. (£21,168 – £22,457.00 FTE)
Job Type: Permanent; part-time 32.5 hours per week
Term time (38 weeks) plus one week
Start Date: September 2021
About The HEART Education Trust
The HEART Education Trust is a Norwich based trust, consisting of 4 Primary schools with approximately 1,000 pupils. The HEART Education Trust is committed to improving the life-chances of children and young people through excellence in education, encouraging pupils to challenge themselves and hold high aspirations in their academic learning, personal and social development. We encourage pupils within our family of Trust Academies to challenge both the self and externally imposed restrictions, to hold high aspirations for their futures and to develop a thirst for learning. Our Trust Academies aim to ensure that our pupils are well prepared to make the most of future opportunities as citizens within an ever-changing world.
We are looking for a passionate and proactive individual who is committed to helping our pupils succeed. You will work with the Head of Pastoral and Behaviour, Headteachers and other school staff, parents, pupils and outside agencies to develop the Thrive Approach ethos across The HEART Education Trust academies and within families, under the instruction of the Head of Quality Assurance (Inclusion). You will provide training for school staff in the Thrive Approach and line manage the individual school Thrive practitioners. You will initiate and run a range of parenting programmes and maintain links with parents/children and external agencies.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our Trust and to make a significant contribution to the educational outcomes for our pupils and families. We are looking forward to appointing an inspiring individual who will continue the outstanding support for the students and contribute to the development of the Pastoral, Safeguarding and Inclusion Team.
You will also:
- have current Thrive Practitioner status
- have experience of practising the Thrive approach in a primary school environment
- be willing to undertake further training (as necessary)
- have experience of using Scholarpack or other similar MIS software
- have experience of working with parents and families of primary age pupils
- have the ability to work in an organised and methodical manner
- have the ability to convey information clearly and accurately and maintain efficient record keeping systems
- be flexible and able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team
- be enthusiastic and have a sense of humour
- have good ICT, English and maths skills
Here is what our staff have to say about the Inclusion Team and working within it:-
“The inclusion team at Heart Education Trust are always there to support teachers and support staff. This welcoming and thoroughly experienced team is always ready with resources, advice and guidance in supporting teachers and support staff with adapting their lessons to meet the needs of all of their learners. The Inclusion team are known within the Trust for their well-resourced and highly professional training sessions.” (Deputy Head in Trust school)
“Our schools achieve great things because we work together, not apart. We launch our children into a fun, innovative curriculum in which every child can succeed in. I am proud to be part of the HEART Education Trust family.” (Teacher in Trust school)
If you are motivated and excited to join our amazing team and make a lasting difference to young peoples’ lives, we would be delighted to meet you.
For further information please see the job description attached below. To apply complete and return the application form below to us at: email@example.com.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced D.B.S. and full pre-employment checks. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.
We will take references prior to interview, and all posts are subject to a probationary period.
Closing Date: 9 July 2021; interviews w/c 12 July 2021