Current Support Staff Vacancies

“Pupils are 'polite' and 'feel safe and cared for'. They cite 'excellent relationships' with teachers.”

Ofsted 2018 - Current rating: Good

 

"...Heathcote School and Science College were also above average, performing 0.18 better than others with similar results."

Waltham Forest Guardian, 15th February 2018

 

Heathcote School is an 11 – 18 School that has a new Headteacher and a new vision.  The school is on a rapid journey of improvement ensuring the ‘good’ status (Ofsted 2014/2018) is built on and for the school to become ‘outstanding’ in all areas. This is an exciting time to be at a school in an unparalleled setting with unlimited potential. In a recent survey, 96% of staff stated that they enjoy working at this school.

 

The School Improvement Plan (2017 – 2020) focuses on four key areas: 

  • Building at all levels an ambitious culture of high challenge and low threat enabling Heathcote to be the school of choice for staff and parents.
  • Ensuring the best possible learning and leadership of learning, across the school.
  • Ensuring safety is at the heart of everything we do and standards of behaviour and attendance are exemplary within the school and community.
  • Giving all pupils equal opportunities to make maximum progress. 

Please see below for details of job opportunities with us at Heathcote School. If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact Lindsey Robinson in the School Main Office.

 

Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and therefore candidates may be invited for interview before the specified date above. Heathcote School & Science College is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. Successful candidates for any post will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

 

Current Support Vacancies

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Assistant SENDCO

Scale SO1, point 29 – 31 (£27,801 – £29,517 per annum, payable pro-rata)

36 hours per week, term time only (45.6 weeks)

Commencing as soon as possible

 

 We are looking to recruit a qualified and talented Assistant SENDCO to support the SENDCO with both strategic and operational planning, ensuring that pupils with SEND achieve the best possible outcomes in line with all other pupils, and to take the lead with provision and support at KS4.

 

The successful candidate will be a successful practitioner who understands the demands of pupils with a wide range of special needs and disabilities.  You will have sound experience of working with SEND students, with an awareness of the range of strategies available to address the differing needs which exist in the mixed ability classroom, enabling pupils to overcome their barriers to learning. You will be working with and supported by an experienced team of teachers and leaders, Teaching Assistants and HI Communicators.  The school has a successful HI provision with capacity for up to 13 learners.

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please see below for application forms and further information.  We welcome and encourage visits to the school and if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

 Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version)

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  2:00pm Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative date for interviews:  week commencing Monday 23rd April 2018

 

 

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Attendance Administrator

Scale 3, point 14 - 17 (£18,657 – 19,623 per annum, payable pro-rata)

36 hours per week, term time only

Commencing as soon as possible

 

We are looking to recruit a qualified and talented Attendance Administrator to work within the framework of the School’s Attendance policy and alongside key school staff, to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance. The successful candidate will have experience working to set policies and procedures, with excellent administration and communication skills and attention to detail.

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please see below for application forms and further information.  We welcome and encourage visits to the school and if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

 Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version)

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  2:00pm Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative date for interviews: week commencing 23rd April 2018

 

 

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Behaviour Team Support (x2 vacancies)

Scale 5, point 22 – 25 (£22,506 – £24,510 per annum, payable pro-rata)

36 hours per week, term time only

Commencing as soon as possible 

 

We are looking to recruit a qualified and talented member of our Behaviour Team to support pupils with behavioural and emotional issues to reach their potential and focus support teachers with resolving issues where pupils are disrupting teaching and learning.  The role will also include building relationships within the community and ensuring exemplary behaviour from our pupils outside the school. The successful candidate will have proven experience managing and mentoring pupils with behavior issues within secondary schools, and an awareness of the range of strategies available to address the differing behaviour issues which exist in the mixed ability classroom, focusing on ensuring barriers to learning can be removed and they can make better progress in school.

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please see below for application forms and further information.  We welcome and encourage visits to the school and if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

 Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version)

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  2:00pm Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative date for interviews: week commencing 23rd April 2018

 

 

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HLTA (Literacy)

Scale SO1, point 29 – 31 (£27,801 – £29,517 per annum, payable pro-rata)

36 hours per week, term time only (45.6 weeks)

Commencing as soon as possible

 

We are looking to recruit a qualified and talented HLTA (Literacy) to work with students and staff to raise literacy skills across the school. The successful candidate will be a strong practitioner who understands the demands of pupils with a wide range of literacy needs, liaising with teachers to establish an appropriate learning environment for those students requiring support.  You will be working with and supported by an experienced team of teachers and leaders, Teaching Assistants and HI Communicators. 

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please see below for application forms and further information.  We welcome and encourage visits to the school and if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

 Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version)

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  2:00pm Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative date for interviews:  week commencing Monday 23rd April 2018

 

 

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HLTA (Numeracy)

Scale SO1, point 29 – 31 (£27,801 – £29,517 per annum, payable pro-rata)

36 hours per week, term time only (45.6 weeks)

Commencing as soon as possible

 

We are looking to recruit a qualified and talented HLTA (Numeracy) to work with students and staff to raise numeracy skills across the school. The successful candidate will be a strong practitioner who understands the demands of pupils with a wide range of numeracy needs, liaising with teachers to establish an appropriate learning environment for those students requiring support.  You will be working with and supported by an experienced team of teachers and leaders, Teaching Assistants and HI Communicators. 

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please see below for application forms and further information.  We welcome and encourage visits to the school and if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

 Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version)

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  2:00pm Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative date for interviews:  week commencing Monday 23rd April 2018

 

 

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Inclusion Manager

Scale PO1, point 33 – 36 (£31,170 – £33,444 per annum, payable pro-rata)

36 hours per week, 46.6 weeks per annum

Commencing as soon as possible

 

We are looking to recruit a qualified and talented Inclusion Manager to take the lead in ensuring pastoral interventions for pupils (including managing pupil behaviour) are implemented and appropriate systems are used to track, monitor and evaluate pupil progress, especially for vulnerable pupils.  The role will play a key part in reducing exclusions, improving engagement and ensuring the development of high performing, impactful behaviour systems in school. The successful candidate will have proven experience of all areas of Inclusion within secondary schools, with an awareness of the range of strategies available to address the differing behaviour needs which exist in the mixed ability classroom, with a focus on ensuring pupils with SEMH needs are supported and enabled to succeed.

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please see below for application forms and further information.  We welcome and encourage visits to the school and if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version) 

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  2:00pm Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative date for interviews: week commencing 23rd April 2018

 

 

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School Counsellor

Scale SO1, point 29 – 31 (£27,801 - £29,517 per annum, payable pro-rata)

36 hours per week, term time only

Commencing as soon as possible

 

We are looking to appoint a School Counsellor to provide a professional and confidential service to children in order to promote emotional health and wellbeing and enable children to overcome barriers to learning and help them deal with the difficulties they may face.  As there are more cuts to mental health services at a local and national level, this service is essential for the well-being of our pupils. The counsellor will work closely with other members of the inclusion and pastoral team. The ideal candidate will have as a minimum level of qualification a professionally accredited (BACP) Diploma in Counselling (or be working towards accreditation). Supervision will be provided as part of the role.

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please see below for application forms and further information.  If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

 Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version)

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  12:00 noon Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative dates for interviews:  week commencing Monday 23rd April 2018

 

 

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Senior Cover Supervisor required

Scale SO1, point 29 – 31 (£27,801 - £29,517 per annum, payable pro-rata)

36 hours per week, term time only

Commencing as soon as possible

 

We are looking for an experienced & highly motivated Senior Cover Supervisor to manage short & long term cover for all staff absence, providing fair and effective allocation of cover at all times.  This is a key role in the school to ensure that pupils’ learning is not disrupted by staff absence. This role will also be required to supervise whole classes during the short term absence of class teachers (under the guidance of teaching staff), to include implementing lesson plans and / or schemes of learning, managing pupil behaviour and assisting pupils in relevant activities in line with the School’s policies and procedures. 

 

Successful candidates will have a minimum GCSE A*- C in English and Mathematics (or equivalent), and demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills with a clear understanding of pedagogy.  Experience of working as a Cover Supervisor in a previous role would be an advantage.  The postholder must be able to start work no later than 7.30am.  

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please look at our school website www.heathcoteschool.com where you will find application forms and further information.  If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version)

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  12:00noon Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative dates for interviews:  Friday 20th April 2018

 

 

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Teaching Assistants required

Scale 3, point 14 – 17 (£18,657 – £19,623 per annum, payable pro-rata)

30 hours per week, term time only (45.6 weeks)

Commencing as soon as possible

 

We are looking to recruit qualified and talented Teaching Assistants to work with pupils and staff to support in class and implement agreed work programmes with individuals or groups with special educational needs. 

 

The successful candidate will be a strong practitioner who understands the demands of pupils with a wide range of special needs, liaising with teachers to establish an appropriate learning environment for those pupils requiring support.  You will be working with and supported by an experienced team of teachers and leaders, Teaching Assistants and HI Communicators.  We have a new SENDCO in post who is absolutely committed to the professional growth of TAs and the  development of a forward looking and happy team. The position will suit those with a desire to develop a career as a teacher. 

 

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be.  We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all.  The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.

 

If you are interested, please look at our school website www.heathcoteschool.com where you will find application forms and further information.  We welcome and encourage visits to the school and if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

 Job Description

Person Specification

DBS Guidance

Equal Opportunities Statement

Application Form (PDF Version)

Application Form (Word Version)

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  2:00pm Monday 16th April 2018

Indicative date for interviews:  week commencing Monday 23rd April 2018

 

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