Schools within our trust:

Engage Academy

Reach Academy

Ethos College

Ethos Academy Trust

Knowles Hill Road, Dewsbury Moor,
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13 4QS

Vacancies

A career within Ethos Academy Trust means a career without limits. As an employee, you will work with inspirational colleagues who are focused on providing exemplary teaching and learning alongside outstanding pastoral support and guidance. Our model encourages leadership and staff development at all levels to promote the highest outcomes for pupils. As a member  of the team there is plenty of opportunity to drive your career forward and progress within the Trust.

All vacancies will be advertised within this area.

Ethos Academy Trust Application Form

Post title: Inclusion Worker (32.5 hours, term time plus 5 days)

Scale: £17,112 – £18,158 pro rata

Ethos Academy Trust formed in September 2018, bringing together three high performing Alternative Provision Academies, an Outreach Service and a Medical Provision. We aim to deliver the very best educational experiences for pupils from across the primary and secondary age range. We seek to develop academies and services that are welcoming, caring, calm, safe and purposeful and that, within a nurturing ethos, stretch our learners academically, support them pastorally and develop them socially and emotionally.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic hard-working Inclusion Worker to be based initially at Ethos College to help continue to develop our provision. The successful applicant will have a proven track record of successfully engaging vulnerable children and their families and the ability to work imaginatively with parents/carers, teaching/support staff in schools and colleagues in other agencies and provisions.

The role will involve supporting the development of learners’ essential skills and emotional resilience in a stimulating and supportive environment. The successful candidate will work in line with the SEN Code of Practice and have the ability to motivate and inspire young people experiencing social, emotional and mental or physical health difficulties. The role will mainly involve assisting the delivery of lessons to students with social, emotional and mental health needs in a group basis. There will also be the requirement to support pupils 1:1 in alternative settings to re-focus on learning and engagement.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. A full driving licence is essential for this role.

If you require further information about the role or an informal chat, please contact Diane Dunn, Inclusion Manager/DSL on 01924 469170 or you can visit the website: http://www.eat.uk.com

We welcome visits from potential candidates before applying. Please contact Diane Dunn to arrange this.

Applications can be sent electronically to the following email address: [email protected]

Closing date is 12 noon Tuesday 20th August 2019.

Interviews will be held at Ethos College TBC. 

Ethos Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.

Ethos Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Statement of Intent

All Academies across the Trust adopt a consistent and rigorous approach in the recruitment and selection processes, with the aim of ensuring that those recruited are suitable for such an important and responsible role. The intention is to ensure that all stages of the recruitment process contain measures to deter, identify, prevent and reject unsuitable people from gaining access to pupils within the organisation. The recruitment and selection processes also aim to meet all legislative requirements, any statutory or other guidance that may from time to time be issued in order to keep children safe and safer recruitment in education, as well as principles of general good practice.

Equal Opportunites Monitoring Form

Ethos Academy Trust Application Form

Ethos Academy Trust Inclusion Worker Job Description 

Ethos Academy Trust Careers Brochure

Job Advert

Post title: Grade 7 Inclusion Worker (37 hours)

Scale: £19,481 – £20,673

1 FTE term time plus 5 days

Ethos Academy Trust formed in September 2018, bringing together three high performing Alternative Provision Academies, an Outreach Service and a Medical Provision. We aim to deliver the very best educational experiences for pupils from across the primary and secondary age range. We seek to develop academies and services that are welcoming, caring, calm, safe and purposeful and that, within a nurturing ethos, stretch our learners academically, support them pastorally and develop them socially and emotionally.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Engage Academy, primary based PRU, where we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, solution focused and passionate Inclusion Worker. This role will involve providing positive, aspirational outcomes for pupils with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs through high quality support and engagement with pupils and their families..

Essential qualities for all applicants include:

• The ability to support the academic and SEMH needs of primary aged pupils from across Kirklees;
• A willingness to work flexibly to support the diverse and complex needs of young people and their families;
• Ability to lead on learning and SEMH interventions to support a range of complex SEMH and learning needs;
• The ability to be an excellent communicator and work co-operatively with colleagues to best meet the needs of all pupils;
• Emotional resilience in working with pupils who sometimes exhibit challenging behaviours.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of successfully engaging vulnerable children and their families and the ability to work imaginatively with parent(s)/carer(s), teaching and support staff.

Visits are encouraged and can be arranged by calling the Admin Office at Engage on 01924 476449 and asking to speak with Alison Ward/Hannah Lord.

Applications can be sent electronically to the following email address: [email protected]

Closing date is Friday 13th September 2019.

Interviews will be held at Engage Academy w/c 23rd September 2019.

Equal Opportunites Monitoring Form

Ethos Academy Trust Application Form

Ethos Academy Trust Careers Brochure

Inclusion Worker – Job Description 

Inclusion Worker – Job Advert

To support the Finance and Business Support function within an academy whilst completing the AAT qualification.

 

For further information and to apply please visit: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-421145

 

Key Outcomes/ Activities:

The Trust requires a high-level Business Support function to ensure that it meets its statutory obligations as well as provide support for teaching, learning, outreach and medical staff

This role will support that function by providing clerical, finance and administrative support to the Business Support teams.

 

Finance

  • To process and issue orders for the school and the Trust
  • To process invoices for payment, ensuring that they are correctly coded
  • To receive income (small amounts) for items such as uniform and issue receipts
  • To issue petty cash and maintain accurate records
  • To assist with the maintenance of the asset register

 

Administrative and Clerical

  • To provide reception duties as required
  • To book taxis for students and keep accurate records
  • To send emails, letters and make telephone calls as required
  • Other general clerical and administrative duties commensurate with the post

 

Professional Development/Training

  • To undertake the AAT qualification via a training provider and attend college as necessary
  • To attend a weekly mentoring session

 

General

  • To comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • To be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all.
  • To contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the MAT.
  • To attend meetings within the Trust and external events as required.
  • To maintain constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals/parents and pupils.
  • To participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
  • To recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to support
  • To maintain confidentiality always in respect of school-related matters and to prevent disclosure of confidential and sensitive information.
  • Other duties commensurate with the grade of the post as directed by the CFO/ Business Support Officer

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this Job Specification are indicative and may vary over time. Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills both written and verbally

 

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Committed
  • Punctual
  • Willingness to learn

 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent grade C/4 or above in maths and English
  • A Levels Desirable

 

Future prospects

Potential for the right candidate to secure a full time role and to progress on to further qualifications