Team Co-Ordinator

The Loddon School, based in Sherfield-on-Loddon is both a home and school to 30 children aged 8-19, who have the most severe and complex learning difficulties and severe autism. Our children live at the school 52 weeks a year. The Loddon School is a home which provides education, leisure, play and outings.

We are looking for a enthusiastic and passionate Team Co-Ordinator to join the Loddon School. The role will be to work closely to the Children’s Services Managers and colleagues in promoting and maintaining an environment which is consistent with the highest standards of education, care and well-being and achievement of the children.

You must develop and deliver a suitable waking day curriculum for each child based on the school’s philosophy and the principles of the PLLUSS approach. Within your role you will be required to help plan and organise the daily staffing within your house whilst being responsible for ensuring your unit runs smoothly throughout the day.

Qualifications:

You will have a willingness to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding which will culminate in achieving the Edexcel Diploma for Residential Childcare Level 3 within the first 2 years, which is mandatory for this role.

Having a NVQ Level 2 in Team Leading will be desirable, however this can be completed within the first 12 months of employment.

Experience:

  • Have experience with Autism and Learning Disabilities
  • Experience within an Education or Care Sector
  • Ability to work effectively without supervision
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to react quickly, calmly and effectively often in challenging situations

Benefits:

  • Free Staff meals on shift
  • On-site parking
  • Generous referral scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Funded Qualifications
  • Career Development support

There are two vacancies currently – 1x full time, permanent position and 1x full time, 12 month fixed term position.

Salary: £18,013.00-£23,608.00 per year

All applicants must have a right to work in the UK and willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

To apply: Click ‘here’ to access the application form. Once completed, please send to: recruitment@loddonschool.co.uk

Alternatively call: 01256 884 639 to speak to a member of staff about this opportunity.

Teaching Assistant (fixed term)

An exciting opportunity has come up to work closely to support education and care colleagues in promoting and maintaining an environment for the children consistent with the highest standards of education, care and wellbeing and achievements of the children.

The role involves supporting the teacher, running lessons in their absence, motivating others in terms of education activities, recording data and a good level of literacy.

You will be passionate about teaching, facilitating daily activities and contributing new and creative ideas to help the children learn. You will be knowledgeable on all safeguarding protocol and be a role model to others.

Teaching experience within a similar setting would be desirable.

Hours

Monday – Friday

37.5 hours per week

8.30am-4.30pm

Benefits 

  • Free Staff meals on shift
  • On-site parking
  • Generous referral scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Funded Qualifications
  • Career Development support

All applicants must have a right to work in the UK and willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Contract length: 12 months

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: £18,013.00-£19,691.00 per year

*Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience

 

To apply: Click ‘here’ to access the application form. Once completed, please send to: recruitment@loddonschool.co.uk

Alternatively call: 01256 884 639 to speak to a member of staff about this opportunity.