DBS398/20 Transition Support Worker - Moorbridge

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/01/2020 12:00
£18,303.71 - £19,856.19 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Moorbridge, Earsdon Road, Shiremoor, NE27 0HJ.
Closing date:
17 Jan
Further Information

We are seeking an experienced and qualified Transition Support Worker who has relevant SEND knowledge in a school based environment. The post will involve supporting the attendance and education of a young person. The post holder will need to be flexible to the needs of both schools and helping them successfully transition to mainstream school.

The successful applicant will have a track record of successfully engaging vulnerable young people and the ability to work creatively with parent(s)/carer(s), teaching/support staff and colleagues. An understanding of SEND is necessary to help to the applicant develop strategies and targets for the individual pupil which will need to be conveyed to colleagues and other multi agencies in order for the pupil to succeed. The applicant should also have an understanding of teenage Mental Health and be able to support with specific medical needs if appropriate.

The successful applicant will have experience of working with young people who have SEMH needs and may display challenging behaviour.

Our pupils need staff who will create a calm and purposeful environment with proven ability to support in the administration/clerical duties within Moorbridge. The post holder will need to be creative, resourceful and resilient. The successful applicant will work well under their own initiative but be equally confident in operating as part of a supportive team.

We are particularly interested in applicants who have good organisational skills, are self motivated and have a calm and competent disposition as well as a sense of humour the post holder will need to be flexible to the needs of the service and individual students.

This post is fixed term until the 31st August 2020, term time only over 195 days, 37 hours per week.

Any interested parties should contact the Business Manager, Michael Tate at Moorbridge on 0191 6436170 for further information

Applicants that have already applied for previously advertised posts need not re-apply but need to let the school know that they would like to be re-considered.

Closing Date: 12:00 Noon Friday 17th January 2020,

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 20th January 2020

Visits to the school are EXPECTED and WELCOMED

Please contact the school to book in for a visit. 0191 6436170

* willingness to drive the school mini bus would be an advantage

Moorbridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.