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Job: Teaching Assistant SEN

Salary £21,177.00 (pro rata £16,431.66).

Hours 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday. 8am – 4pm, Term Time Only.)

Holiday 4.2 weeks paid (pro rata)

Fountain Head House School opened its doors as a Special Educational Needs Independent school in September 2021. Not only are we a new school but we are also a growing school, currently we have 50 pupils, covering an age range from 5-16 years old.

Fountain Head House school has bespoke approaches to learning, and we provide our pupils with fulfilling and meaningful experiences that prepare them for the next steps in their education and skills for life.

Fountain head House School is situated in Saltash. Pupils, Parents and Staff all work together to ensure that life in school is enriching and memorable and that pupils are well prepared to lead a full, active and productive life.

We focus on what our pupils can do and our learning packages are pupil focussed, flexible, and creative. Our staff team are highly committed to the school and the pupils, they offer a wide range of skills.

As a teaching assistant at Fountain Head House School you will be supporting pupils with special education needs, to engage in a creative timetable of education. We are on the lookout for enthusiastic, approachable, flexible and experienced teaching assistant who are open to learning our creative way of education for our SEN pupils.

Our school is built on great teamwork and mutual support. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside various class teachers and teaching assistants and have experience of supporting children with complex and multiple learning needs is desirable, along with the confidence to manage emotional or behavioural difficulty.

At Fountain Head House school, employee wellbeing is an important priority for us, we provide our staff the support benefit of Westfield Health where you have access to an online doctor, 24 hour helpline as well as counselling session, part of this benefit is discounts across many high street and online services.

You will be joining a committed Independent Special Educational school who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and employment references.

As an equal opportunities employer, Fountain Head House School is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK.

We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note we cannot accept a CV - application forms must be completed; to apply please download the following;

 

Application form

Job Description

 

and forward to Hannah.robbins@fhhschools.com once complete, or if you would like to have an informal chat about the role then please contact Hannah Robbins on 07835146825.

Please note that the recruitment for this role is ongoing (no published closing date) due to the continued growth of the school. 

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Job: Secondary SEN Teacher (English or Maths Specialism)

 

Salary: £35,272

 

Hours: 40 hours per week (Term Time Only.)

 

Holiday: 4.2 weeks paid (pro rata)

Fountain Head House School has a fantastic opportunity for a Secondary SEN Teacher to join our school who has a Maths or English specialism. You will need to committed, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to be able to provide a professional support to our school.

Fountain Head House School is a growing Independent Special day school based in Saltash in Cornwall. The school caters for pupils from 5 to 16 with a range of special educational needs.

Our Mission: Through engaging, innovative and bespoke approaches to learning, we provide out pupils with fulfilling and meaningful experiences that prepare then for the next steps in their education and skills for life.

Our Vision: To be recognised as a centre of excellence for the education of pupils who present primarily with cognitive communication and sensory needs.

We are looking for a professional who can demonstrate knowledge of the secondary curriculum, who can plan, teach and assess effectively with specific knowledge of the Maths or English Curriculum. It would be advantageous if you have a good working knowledge individual educations plans and education, health and care plans, and have SEND experience.

You will work closely with the school’s curriculum lead to assist with the planning, development and delivery of the secondary education. We are looking for an adaptable, responsible professional that can provide high quality learning for all of our pupils to help them achieve ASDAN qualifications.

 

Main responsibilities (please see job description and personal specification for full details):

  • To be an effective professional who demonstrates knowledge of the Secondary Curriculum as a whole, of ASDAN qualifications and specific knowledge of the English or Maths Curriculum.

  • To be able to plan, teach and assess effectively, for a range of subjects with specific responsibility for English or Maths following the school’s planning procedures for secondary pupils who present a range of SEND and whose cognitive ability might be close to or below age related expectations.

  • To keep abreast of current and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

  • To link curriculum intent, implementation and impact knowledge and skills related to Preparation for Adulthood, CAREERS and qualifications.

  • To ensure that teaching and learning follow the school’s Curriculum Policy including adaptive learning and the Curriculum pathways;

  • To ensure that pupils make at least good progress from their starting points, that gaps in learning are addressed and pupils reach their potential in preparation for adult life;

  • To complete all scheduled assessing, recording and reporting events following specified deadlines to show the impact of teaching and learning for each pupil in the class.

At Fountain Head House school, employee wellbeing is an important priority for us, we provide our staff the support benefit of Westfield Health where you have access to an online doctor, 24 hour helpline as well as counselling session, part of this benefit is discounts across many high street and online services.

You will be joining a committed Independent Special Educational school who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and employment references.

As an equal opportunities employer, Fountain Head House School is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK.

We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note we cannot accept a CV - application forms must be completed; to apply please download the following;

 

Application form

Job Description

 

and forward to Hannah.robbins@fhhschools.com once complete, or if you would like to have an informal chat about the role then please contact Hannah Robbins on 07835146825.

The closing date for applications is Friday 5th January 2024. Candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted shortly after this date.

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Job: EYFS and KS1 SEN Teacher

 

Salary: £35,272

 

Hours: 40 hours per week (Term Time Only.)

 

Holiday: 4.2 weeks paid (pro rata)

Fountain Head House School has a fantastic and new opportunity for a EYFS/KS1 SEN Teacher to join our school who has knowledge and experience using Alternative and Augmentative forms of Communication (AAC). You will need to committed, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to be able to provide a professional support to our school.

Fountain Head House School is a growing Independent Special day school based in Saltash in Cornwall. The school caters for pupils from 5 to 16 with a range of special educational needs.

Our Mission: Through engaging, innovative and bespoke approaches to learning, we provide out pupils with fulfilling and meaningful experiences that prepare then for the next steps in their education and skills for life.

Our Vision: To be recognised as a centre of excellence for the education of pupils who present primarily with cognitive communication and sensory needs.

We are looking for a professional who can demonstrate knowledge of the EYFS/KS1 curriculum, who can plan, teach and assess effectively. The candidate should have a good working knowledge individual educations plans and education, health and care plans, and have SEND experience.

You will work closely with the school’s therapy team and creative lead to develop your pupils through using pecs, communication boards and creative practices.

 

Main responsibilities: (please see job description and personal specification for full details)

  • To be an effective professional who demonstrates knowledge of the EYFS and KS 1 Curriculum.

  • To be able to plan, teach and assess effectively, for EYFS and KS 1 following statutory guidance and in accordance with the school’s planning procedures pupils who present a range of SEND and whose cognitive ability might be significantly below age related expectations.

  • To keep abreast of current and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

  • To ensure that teaching and learning follow the school’s Curriculum Policy including adaptive learning and the Curriculum pathways;

  • To ensure that pupils make at least good progress from their starting points, that gaps in learning are addressed and pupils reach their potential in preparation for adult life;

  • To complete all scheduled assessing, recording, and reporting events following specified deadlines to show the impact of teaching and learning for each pupil in the class.

At Fountain Head House school, employee wellbeing is an important priority for us, we provide our staff the support benefit of Westfield Health where you have access to an online doctor, 24 hour helpline as well as counselling session, part of this benefit is discounts across many high street and online services.

You will be joining a committed Independent Special Educational school who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo safe-guarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and employment references.

As an equal opportunities employer, Fountain Head House School is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK.

We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note we cannot accept a CV - application forms must be completed; to apply please download the following;

 

Application form

Job Description

 

and forward to Hannah.robbins@fhhschools.com once complete, or if you would like to have an informal chat about the role then please contact Hannah Robbins on 07835146825.

The closing date for applications is Friday 19th January 2024. Candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted shortly after this date.

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Job: Early Years Teaching Assistant (SEN)

Salary £21,177.00 (pro rata £16,431.66).

Hours 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday. 8am – 4pm, Term Time Only.)

Holiday 4.2 weeks paid (pro rata)

Fountain Head House School opened its doors as a Special Educational Needs Independent school in September 2021. Not only are we a new school but we are also a growing school, currently we have 50 pupils, covering an age range from 5-16 years old.

Fountain Head House school has bespoke approaches to learning, and we provide our pupils with fulfilling and meaningful experiences that prepare them for the next steps in their education and skills for life.

Fountain head House School is situated in Saltash. Pupils, Parents and Staff all work together to ensure that life in school is enriching and memorable and that pupils are well prepared to lead a full, active and productive life.

We focus on what our pupils can do and our learning packages are pupil focussed, flexible, and creative. Our staff team are highly committed to the school and the pupils, they offer a wide range of skills.

We are looking for people to become teaching assistants to join our early years team, due to pupil growth we are looking for people with nursery or reception year background, and having experience in Makaton would be advantageous. You will be supporting pupils with special education needs, specifically high sensory needs and non-verbal pupils, we are looking for you to engage in their creative timetable of education. So if you enthusiastic, approachable, flexible and experienced people who can assist the team in this specific area.

Our school is built on great teamwork and mutual support. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside various class teachers and teaching assistants and have experience of supporting children with complex and multiple learning needs is desirable, along with the confidence to manage emotional or behavioural difficulty.

At Fountain Head House school, employee wellbeing is an important priority for us, we provide our staff the support benefit of Westfield Health where you have access to an online doctor, 24 hour helpline as well as counselling session, part of this benefit is discounts across many high street and online services.

You will be joining a committed Independent Special Educational school who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo safe-guarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and employment references.

As an equal opportunities employer, Fountain Head House School is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK.

We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note we cannot accept a CV - application forms must be completed; to apply please download the following;

 

Application form

Job Description

 

and forward to Hannah.robbins@fhhschools.com once complete, or if you would like to have an informal chat about the role then please contact Hannah Robbins on 07835146825.

The closing date for applications is 10th February 2024. Candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted shortly after this date.

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Job: Beyond the Classroom Instructor

Salary £25,875

Hours 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday. 8.30am – 4pm, 41 weeks per year.)

Fountain Head House School has a fantastic new opportunity for a Beyond the Classroom Instructor . You will need to committed, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to be able to provide a professional support to our school.

Fountain Head House School is a new and growing Independent Special day school based in Saltash in Cornwall. The school caters for pupils from 5 to 16 with a range of special educational needs. This position is new within the school and has many different strands to your responsibilities.

You will work closely with the schools senior management team to assist with the planning, development and delivery of an exciting outdoor education. We are looking for an adaptable, responsible professional that can provide a high quality project based learning for all of our pupils.

Main responsibilities: (please see job description for full details)

  • To promote and encourage pupils to develop healthy and physically active life-styles.

  • To plan and deliver high quality Beyond the Classroom - outdoor learning lessons (e.g. Forest School, Bush Craft, horticulture, environmental care, animal care).

  • To have responsibility for writing, updating and implementing all risk assessments in relation to the use of tools, fire, working outdoors, animals, etc.

  • To ensure all pupils and staff assessing Beyond the Classroom - outdoor learning implement the highest possible standards in safety and risk management.

  • Produce written and photographic evidence of progression and learning for pupils within set formats.

  • To evaluate sessions and to continually strive for improvement.

  • To liaise with the CAREERS Lead regarding experience of work for secondary pupils with links to Preparation for Adulthood.

  • To liaise with the Deputy Headteacher regarding the Beyond the Classroom – outdoor learning budget.

  • To take responsibility for the storage and maintenance of all necessary re-sources and equipment.

  • To be able to lead and advise education support staff on ensuring a safe learning environment.

  • To ensure all assessments of risk are regularly updated, shared and reviewed based on changing activities and pupils’ needs.

  • To record engagement and progress for each pupil from their starting points with reference to planned learning outcomes and, where applicable, to specific accredited programmes (e.g. Duke of Edinburgh Award and ASDAN – PSD)

  • To attend and contribute to whole school events such as School Community Days including meeting with parents and carers where applicable.

  • To follow a planned timetable whilst retaining the flexibility to be accessible and available to meet pupils’ needs.

  • To understand and apply a wide range of strategies to engage and inspire pupils and reduce barriers to learning, so that the majority make good and consistent progress.

  • To work collaboratively, as part of the education team, to ensure that pupils gain appropriate accreditation.

You will be joining a committed Independent Special Educational school who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo safe-guarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and employment references.

As an equal opportunities employer, Fountain Head House School is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK.

We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note we cannot accept a CV - application forms must be completed; to apply please download the following;

 

Application form

Job Description

 

and forward to Hannah.robbins@fhhschools.com once complete, or if you would like to have an informal chat about the role then please contact Hannah Robbins on 07835146825.

The closing date for applications is 18th February 2024. Candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted shortly after this date.

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Job: Science Teacher

Salary £35,272

Hours: Monday to Friday. 8am – 4pm, Term Time Only.

Holiday: 4.2 weeks paid (pro rata)

Fountain Head House School has a fantastic new opportunity for a Science Instructor . You will need to committed, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to be able to provide a professional support to our school.

Fountain Head House School is a new and growing Independent Special day school based in Saltash in Cornwall. The school caters for pupils from 5 to 16 with a range of special educational needs. This position is new within the school and has many different strands to your responsibilities.

Our Mission: Through engaging, innovative and bespoke approaches to learning, we provide out pupils with fulfilling and meaningful experiences that prepare then for the next steps in their education and skills for life.

Our Vision: To be recognised as a centre of excellence for the education of pupils who present primarily with cognitive communication and sensory needs.

We are looking for an instructor to support the science curriculum within our school setting, working alongside the classroom teachers to meet the individual needs of the pupils and school. This is a new role to our school and we are looking for and experience and enthusiastic science teacher that can cover ages from 11-16 in all sciences as well as bringing an introduction to science for our 4-10 year olds.

You will work closely with the schools senior management team to assist with the planning, development and delivery of an science education. We are looking for an adaptable, responsible professional that can provide a high quality science based learning for all of our pupils.

Main responsibilities: (please see job description for full details)

  • Have an impact in the delivery of Science by overseeing all Science Resources across the school; allocating resources for classes in accordance with the Science Curriculum implementation; contributing to some planning and delivery of content under supervision

  • Demonstrate an informed and efficient approach to teaching and learning by adopting relevant strategies to support the work of the teacher and increase achievement of all pupils including, where appropriate, those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all pupils in learning and extracurricular activities

  • Support the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aimed at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning

  • Use effective behaviour management strategies consistently in line with the school’s policy and procedures

  • Support class teachers with maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

  • Communicate effectively with other staff members and pupils, and with parents and carers under the direction of the class teacher

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils, and help to safeguard pupils’ wellbeing by following the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) and our school’s child protection policy

  • Look after children who are upset or have had accidents

  • Help keep their own knowledge and understanding relevant and up-to-date by reflecting on their own practice, liaising with school leaders, and identifying relevant professional development to improve personal effectiveness

  • Take opportunities to build the appropriate skills, qualifications, and/or experience needed for the role, with support from the school

  • Take part in the school’s performance management procedures

  • Work in line with statutory safeguarding guidance (e.g. Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent) and our safeguarding and child protection policies

  • Promote the safeguarding of all pupils in the school

You will be joining a committed Independent Special Educational school who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and employment references.

As an equal opportunities employer, Fountain Head House School is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK.

We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note we cannot accept a CV - application forms must be completed; to apply please download the following;

 

Application form

Job Description

 

and forward to Hannah.robbins@fhhschools.com once complete, or if you would like to have an informal chat about the role then please contact Hannah Robbins on 07835146825.

The closing date for applications is 10th February 2024. Candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted shortly after this date.

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