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Ref no:
MOR06524
Published:
14/1/2022
Closes:
28/1/2022
Location:
Keith Grammar School, School Road, Keith, Banffshire, Moray, AB55 5ES
Salary:
£22,799 - £24,915 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
25 hours per week

Job Description

To work directly with secondary school aged children and young people who display social, emotional and behavioural needs which put them at risk of exclusion. Working with education providers and other partners, through a focus on health and well-being you will create a nurturing, restorative, solution focused environment where children and young people work towards positive social, emotional and behavioural self- management. You will work to establish trusting and empowering relationships with children and young people to re-engage them with learning. You will plan and deliver individual and small group work programmes to meet identified priorities for children and young people on your case load.

Responsibilities

Work directly with children and young people and colleagues according to the  principles of nurture, restorative practices and solution oriented work, statutory requirements and school priorities.

Plan, deliver, evidence and evaluate individual and small group work programmes to meet identified priorities for children and young people.

To support and facilitate the delivery of wider achievement awards for children and young people.

To support the development and delivery of services within the Keith Grammar School community.

Health and Safety duties linked to pupils.

The Individual

Experience of work with children and young people who display social, emotional and behavioural needs.

Experience of working within a young person's environment.

A minimum of 4 national 5s, or 4 Standard Grades at level 2 or above. Must include English and Maths.

Self confident and self motivated.

Ability to work on own initiative.

Ability to plan and facilitate activities.

Effective communication skills, oral and written.

Effective organisational and time management skills.

Ability to work as part of a team contributing to service development.

Display ability and commitment to training and subsequent staff development as required.

Child centred.

Collation and management of information.

Appreciation, acceptance of and a commitment to the importance of confidentiality in line with policies and procedures.

Capacity to establish productive working relationships with children and young people.

Confident to deliver small group work.

Nurturing.

Solution focused.

Conflict resolution.

Knowledge of Child Protection policies.

To be able to engage positively with children and young people.

Reflective listening skills.

Calm, consistent, fair and non judgemental.

Ability to diffuse potentially difficult situations.

Ability to develop effective working relationships.

Approachability and willingness to help.

Willingness to accept direction/delegation.

Resilience.

Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service.

Capacity to deal with emotionally difficult and sensitive situations.

Temporary until 22 December 2022

Closing Date: 28 January 2022
Starting Salary: £22,799 (pro rata)
£11.85 per hour
25 hours per week (term time only)

For further information contact: Keith Grammar School 01542 882461

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