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Eagle House School (Sutton)

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Minibus Driver / Learning Support Assistant (Sutton)

Minibus Driver / Learning Support Assistant

Salary up to £21,000 per annum dependent on experience

Position to commence in January 2019

Do you hold a full UK driving licence with the D1 category, clear for the last 2 years? Do you have experience of driving a minibus or you are willing to undertake the MiDAS test?

We are currently looking for a Minibus Driver / LSA to provide a safe transport service to our staff and pupils to external leisure/activity centres and excursions.

The position will involve:

  • To transport pupils and staff safely to off-site educational visits.
  • To carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks, ensuring appropriate vehicle maintenance and making sure the vehicle is clean (inside and out) and roadworthy before and after use.
  • To take responsibility for refueling the vehicle as required.
  • To be responsible for a mileage log book.
  • To strictly follow the school’s safe driving policy.
  • To be an active member of the school staff, supporting colleagues with the supervision of children outside of classroom activities e.g. meal times, break times, drop off and collection times, when not driving.
  • To provide support to individual children, young people and groups under the direction of the teachers, when required.

We are looking for a Mini Bus Driver who has:

  • an understanding of/interest in autism
  • an ability to work as part of a team
  • a calm manner and ability to react positively to challenging behaviours pupils may present
  • a clean UK driving license (minimum of 2 years old), preferably with a D1 entitlement.
  • Knowledge of all safety precautions and comply with safety procedures
  • Knowledge and skills of basic mechanics and willingness to share those with pupils in a form of workshops (desirable)

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, Mon – Thu: 8.15am-4.00pm, Fr: 8.15am-3.30pm, Term-time only

Eagle House School (Sutton) is part of the Eagle House Group of Schools. We are an independent day school providing specialised education for pupils aged 11 to 19 years who have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASDs) and associated social and communication difficulties.

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

To register your interest, please contact Irena Graham, Human Resources Officer on 0208 770 7788 or email irena.graham@eaglehousegroup.co.uk.

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Special Needs ASD Teacher (Sutton)

Job Title:

Special Needs ASD Teacher

Terms and Conditions:

Your normal hours of work will be Monday to Friday: for 195 days of the year (which days will be specified by the School from time to time) from 8.15 a.m. working a minimum of 35.75 hours per week with a break of 30 minutes each day.

You will also be required to work such additional or other hours as necessary to adequately fulfill the requirements of your job, for which no additional payments will be made.

You shall be available for work for 195 days in any school year, of which 190 days shall be days on which you may be required to teach students in addition to carrying out other duties; and those 195 days shall be specified by the School from time to time.

The Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly Criminal Records Bureau)

Salary Scale:

Main Professional Scale (Inner London Scale + SEN allowance)

Location:

Eagle House School (Sutton), 95 Brighton Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5SJ

Responsible to:

Head Teacher

Reports to:

Head of Department

Eagle House School (Sutton) is part of the Eagle House Group of Schools. We are an independent day school providing specialised education for children and young people aged 11 to 19 years who hold Statements of Special Educational Needs for Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and associated social and communication difficulties.

Job Purpose:

The Class Teacher will be responsible for teaching students with Autism and either moderate or severe learning difficulties, leading a team of support staff and working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. You will be required to carry out the professional duties of a teacher under the direction of the Leadership Team.

Main Responsibilities:

Identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed

Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of students including by way of oral and written assessments, reports and references ensuring pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught and their ability

Liaising with staff on the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials and programmes, teaching and assessment methods and pastoral arrangements

Ensuring individual students make good progress in all areas of the whole curriculum

Being responsible for curriculum areas as agreed

Promoting the general progress and well-being of students

Maintaining supervision, good order and discipline amongst students

Providing guidance and advice to students and making relevant records and reports

Making records of the personal, social and educational needs of students

Building and maintaining good links with parents

Liaising with other staff as appropriate, working as a member of a multidisciplinary team

Liaising with any necessary third parties

Attend Annual and Looked after Child Reviews and participate in any other necessary meetings as and when required

Undertake the professional duties of colleagues in the event of their absence

Participating in the assessment and appraisal process for him/herself and that of other teachers

Regularly reviewing methods of teaching and programmes of work

Developing teaching approaches in the light of pupil need and staff training

Attending staff meetings/taking an active role in school improvement issues

Safeguarding the health and safety of him/herself, other staff and students

Safeguarding School property including intellectual property

Participating in the arrangement, assessment, recording and reporting of examinations

Participating in the selection for appointment and professional development of other staff

Participating in the review, development and management of curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the School

Engaging in INSET, taking part in further training and appropriate professional development, and keeping up to date with current developments in special needs and in mainstream teaching

To work in partnership with colleagues and other professionals to meet the social, emotional, education, health and mental health needs of the children, young people and yourself

Undertake such professional duties as may be reasonably delegated to you from time to time

Undertake all necessary administrative and organisational tasks

To follow policies, procedures and guidelines of Eagle House School

To undertake any other reasonable duties required by the head teacher

People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) can present difficult to manage challenging behaviour. This may on occasions necessitate having to physically intervene or remove students from potentially difficult or hazardous situations in liner with their agreed behaviour management programmes and Eagle House Group physical intervention policies. All staff working with students undertake

Team Teach training and these are only techniques permitted to be used. All staff are expected to read and abide by school base policy on behaviour and physical intervention.

Maintain confidentiality for all areas of Eagle House School, its staff and its work. The nature of the work within the School entrusts people with confidential information about people with autism, their families/carers and staff.

Further Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities outlined above do not represent a full list of the tasks the post holder will be expected to perform. It is also recognised that the duties of all posts are subject to change from time to time. Alterations to duties and responsibilities and performance of similar tasks within the scope of and at the same level will be expected. It is expected that this job description will be regularly reviewed by the post holder and his/her manager. These discussions will normally take place during the Staff Development Review interview.

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for the role please complete an application form found on our website or contact the HR Department on 0208 770 7788 or email admin@eaglehousegroup.co.uk .

CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered.

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Associate Teacher (Sutton)

Job Title:

Associate Teacher

Terms and Conditions:

Your normal hours of work will be Monday to Friday: for 195 days of the year (which days will be specified by the School from time to time) from 8.15 a.m. working a minimum of 35.75 hours per week with a break of 30 minutes each day.

You will also be required to work such additional or other hours as necessary to adequately fulfill the requirements of your job, for which no additional payments will be made.

You shall be available for work for 195 days in any school year, of which 190 days shall be days on which you may be required to teach students in addition to carrying out other duties; and those 195 days shall be specified by the School from time to time.

The Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly Criminal Records Bureau)

Salary Scale:

Unqualified Teacher Pay Scale (Inner London Scale + SEN allowance)

Location:

Eagle House School (Sutton), 95 Brighton Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5SJ

Responsible to:

Head Teacher

Reports to:

Head of Department

Eagle House School (Sutton) is part of the Eagle House Group of Schools. We are an independent day school providing specialised education for children and young people aged 11 to 19 years who hold Statements of Special Educational Needs for Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and associated social and communication difficulties.

Job Purpose:

The Associate Tutor will be responsible for providing creative teaching service to students with Autism and either moderate or severe learning difficulties, who need help and support to overcome barriers to learning. You will be required to carry out the professional teaching duties under the direction of the Head of Department. You will contribute to the work of the school in raising standards of attainment, improving attendance, reducing exclusions and maintaining good standards of behaviour.

Main Responsibilities:

Identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed under the supervision of the Head of Department

Delivering teaching activities in a creative and engaging manner, ensuring all students interact and work co-operatively with each other

Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of students including by way of oral and written assessments, reports and references ensuring pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught and their ability, under the direction of the Head of Department

Liaising with staff on the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials and programmes, teaching and assessment methods and pastoral arrangements

Ensuring individual students make good progress in the areas taught by the Associate Tutor

Promoting the general progress and well-being of students

Maintaining supervision, good order and discipline amongst students

Providing guidance and advice to students and making relevant records and reports

Making records of the personal, social and educational needs of students

Building and maintaining good contacts with families / carers

Liaising with other staff as appropriate, working as a member of a multidisciplinary team

Liaising with any necessary third parties

Attend Annual and Looked after Child Reviews and participate in any other necessary meetings as and when required

Undertake the professional duties of colleagues in the event of their absence

Participating in the assessment and appraisal process for him/herself and that of other teachers

Regularly reviewing methods of teaching and programmes of work

Developing teaching approaches in the light of pupil need and staff training

Attending staff meetings/taking an active role in school improvement issues

Safeguarding the health and safety of him/herself, other staff and students

Safeguarding School property including intellectual property

Participating in the arrangement, assessment, recording and reporting of examinations

Participating in the selection for appointment and professional development of other staff

Participating in the review, development and management of curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the School

Engaging in INSET, taking part in further training and appropriate professional development, and keeping up to date with current developments in special needs and in mainstream teaching

To work in partnership with colleagues and other professionals to meet the social, emotional, education, health and mental health needs of the children, young people and yourself

Undertake such professional duties as may be reasonably delegated to you from time to time

Undertake all necessary administrative and organisational tasks

To follow policies, procedures and guidelines of Eagle House School

To undertake any other reasonable duties required by the head teacher

People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) can present difficult to manage challenging behaviour. This may on occasions necessitate having to physically intervene or remove students from potentially difficult or hazardous situations in liner with their agreed behaviour management programmes and Eagle House Group physical intervention policies. All staff working with students undertake

Team Teach training and these are only techniques permitted to be used. All staff are expected to read and abide by school base policy on behaviour and physical intervention.

Maintain confidentiality for all areas of Eagle House School, its staff and its work. The nature of the work within the School entrusts people with confidential information about people with autism, their families/carers and staff.

Further Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities outlined above do not represent a full list of the tasks the post holder will be expected to perform. It is also recognised that the duties of all posts are subject to change from time to time. Alterations to duties and responsibilities and performance of similar tasks within the scope of and at the same level will be expected. It is expected that this job description will be regularly reviewed by the post holder and his/her manager. These discussions will normally take place during the Staff Development Review interview.

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for the role please complete an application form found on our website or contact the HR Department on 0208 770 7788 or email admin@eaglehousegroup.co.uk .

CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered.

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Learning Support Assistants (South London)

Salary £16,000 to £18,000 per annum pro rata with potential to increase to £21,000 (Depending on qualifications, skills and experience)

The position will involve:

  • Supporting Class teachers to offer a broad-based, appropriate curriculum
  • Assisting with the supervision of students outside of classroom activities e.g. meal times and recreation times

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants who have:

  • an understanding of/interest in autism
  • experience of working with children or vulnerable adults in an education or care setting
  • an ability to work as part of a team and to use their initiative to support and implement the Eagle House approach to helping pupils who have a range of needs associated with having autism
  • a calm, patient manner and ability to react positively to extreme levels of behaviour
  • GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths

Eagle House School (Sutton) is an independent specialist co-educational day school providing secondary year’s education for learners, aged 11 to 19 years with an autism spectrum disorder (including Aspergers syndrome) and associated social and communication difficulties. Many of our learners have complex needs and behaviour associated with their autism.

At Eagle House School (Sutton), we recognise that successful learning is achieved through positive experiences and strive to create a school day that is motivating, rewarding and purposeful for each pupil. At the core of our teaching and learning is the Eagle House Approach, which has been developed specifically for learners with autism and brings together the ‘best of the best’ approaches. This approach is supported by our in-house multidisciplinary team of therapists, which comprises speech & language therapists, occupational therapists, a behaviour support specialist, music therapist and yoga therapist and is led by our clinical psychologist. We are looking for candidates interested in working as part of this dynamic team.

LSA Job Description Covering Letter – LSA (Sutton) 

Hours will be Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 4.00pm and Friday 8.15am to 3.30pm, during term time only. 

The successful candidate will automatically be enrolled onto our private Health Care Plan.

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for the role please complete an application form found on our website or contact the HR Department on 0208 770 7788 or email admin@eaglehousegroup.co.uk .

CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered.

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