Well Being Coach

Post Title: Well Being Coach (Pupil)
School: The Woodland Academy Trust
Location: Willow Bank Primary School
Status: Fixed Term until 31st July 2020
Hours: 36 hours
Working weeks per year: 39
Grade: SP 12 – 16 (£23,512 – £25,292) per year
Closing Date: 29th August 2019
Interview Date: 5th September 2019

Willow Bank Primary School provides a rich and balanced educational environment which caters for the whole person- academically, vocationally, socially, morally spiritually, physically, emotionally and environmentally. Our task is to serve our pupils as to provide a learning hub for the whole community. In this way we will raise aspirations, unlock potential and work to achieve excellence through encouraging a “can do” culture which nurtures confident and competent people. Our values are based on the belief that everyone has the ability to succeed.

Willow Bank is looking to appoint a fixed term Well Being Coach until 31st July 2020 to join part of our school team to continue on our journey to success and help drive our mission forward, removing barriers for all and ensuring our children access the education they deserve.

We are looking for someone with a particular passion for supporting children to access education by helping remove any barriers to learning. We are particularly interested to hear from candidates with experience of working with children to improve self-esteem and confidence and working with children with behavioural or emotional difficulties to ensure they reach their full potential.

In return, our staff receive 3 extra paid well-being days per year, an extensive CPD offer, amazing development opportunities and a chance to make a real difference in a supportive and happy environment.

The start date will be as soon as possible according to the successful candidate’s current position and the appropriate checks being made. The post will initially be based at Willow Bank Primary School for 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

The successful candidate must be qualified ideally with a learning mentor’s qualification or similar with experience of delivering therapeutic programmes.

Interviews will take place on 5th September 2019.

Woodland Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.
The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.
For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.woodlandacademytrust.co.uk

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the attached application form and email direct to recruitment@nhp.bexley.sch.uk

Please note that two references are required for this post and must include your most recent employment as your first reference. It would be appreciated if applicants could include the email addresses for both referees within their application within the appropriate section.

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