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Level 3 Learning Support Practitioner

From October 2018  -  temporary contract for the duration of maternity leave

 Salary: G5 Point 20   -    32 hours per week – term time only

Are you an experienced Support Teacher?

Do you have experience of working with pupils with SEN?

Are you energetic, strong, and forward thinking?


We require

A qualified, experienced, confident and flexible Level 3 Learning Support Practitioner. The right candidate will be familiar with the challenges that children with SEN (including ASD) display day to day. You will work 32 hours per week – term time only for the duration of maternity cover. To be successful in this position you will need experience and relevant qualifications. You will need resilience, good behaviour management skills with a keen interest in the well-being of young people, excellent organisation and ICT skills.

Shepwell School is a calm environment and staff are committed to putting the students first, ensuring they achieve in all aspects of their learning.

To arrange a visit contact Jayne Hoey 01902 632719 (option 1)   jhoey@shepwell.walsall.sch.uk

 Closing date is Wednesday 13th June 2018 at midday.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 25th June 2018

 Due to the high volume of applications we receive if you have not heard from us within 8 working days from the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

 The staff and management committee are committed to protecting and safeguarding all their pupils to ensure, as far as possible, that they are free from harm. As part of the safeguarding process, the successful candidate must have full enhanced DBS clearance to work in the school and will not be able to take up their appointment until all employment checks have been carried out.

 A copy of the school’s safeguarding policy/guidelines is available on the school website. There will be questions on this at interview.

Shepwell School welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. 

Community Management Committee/Governor vacancy

Are you interested in being a Community Management committee member/Governor?

We are looking for a new Community member.  

Governing Bodies are strategic leaders in schools. Members meet a minimum of once a term and include parents, teachers and support staff at the school, local council representatives, and  community representatives. The Head Teacher is accountable to the Management Committee whose role is to set the aims & objectives of the school (together with the Head Teacher) in line with national guidelines and to monitor progress.

Have you got?

  • An interest in our children’s future
  • Time, energy and enthusiasm
  • A desire to make a difference
  • Readiness to accept responsibility
  • An ability to work as a team
  • Are you happy to ask questions, listen and learn?

Then you could have what to takes to join one of the largest volunteer groups in the country, working with others to get the best for our children and young people.

If you are interested in becoming a community governor then a written application of no more than 150 words, detailing why you want the position and what skills, attributes and experiences you have that will make you a success, should be submitted to Clerk to the Governors, Shepwell Short Stay School, Bilston Lane, Willenhall, WV13 2QJ.

Subject to Enhanced DBS