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    Working at Swalcliffe

    Thank you for your interest in Swalcliffe Park School. We welcome applications from enthusiastic and talented individuals who would like to be a part of and contribute to our unique community.

    View our Current vacancies below.

    If you consider that you meet the selection criteria for a post and wish to apply for it, please download and complete the application form and send it, together with a copy of your CV to jrigby@swalcliffepark.co.uk.

    Swalcliffe Park School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young/vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and to become familiar with our Safeguarding Policy. We implement all aspects of the safer recruitment process. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

    • Clinical Psychologist

      Do you have what it takes to join the staff team at Swalcliffe Park School?

      Awarded “Outstanding Education & Care” OFSTED 2019

       

      Clinical Psychologist

       Pay scale: 

      NHS Band 7 to 8B £38,890 – £62,001 per annum (depending on experience and qualifications) for 38 weeks Full Time Term Time working plus 13 weeks’ paid holiday.  Part Time working will be considered.

       

      This role will join our growing multi-disciplinary team of Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Clinical Psychologists. The school has an integrated approach to the delivery of therapeutic support both during the school day and during residential time out of school.  The role includes responsibility for own caseload as well as a training and consultation component to staff and parents. Opportunities for service development and research are available in discussion with the leadership team.

       

      You will be joining a growing department which is developing and delivering innovative approaches to improving the Quality of Life of our students and their families.

       

      The successful candidate will be HCPC registered and will be required to:

      • Carry out formal and informal assessments of students
      • Liaise with staff and parents
      • Work some time out of school hours to support residential staff
      • Develop and deliver individual and group interventions
      • Write reports for and attend Annual Review meetings
      • Complete additional responsibilities depending on the needs of the role and the school

       

      This is a full time position but flexible working hours may be available.

      • Benefits include: Regular supervision and CPD opportunities
      • Generous holiday – 13 weeks paid holiday to be taken in school holidays
      • Some flexibility in working hours by mutual agreement – including full or half days and evenings
      • Pension scheme – negotiable

      Closing date for applications is: 30th April  2021.  Interview Date:  to be arranged

      For more information, please contact Dr Nikki Mills by telephone 01295 780302 or by emailing nmills@swalcliffepark.co.uk  To arrange an informal visit or request an application pack, please contact Jenny Rigby, HR & Compliance Manager, on 01295 780302 or by emailing jrigby@swalcliffepark.co.uk.

      Download

      Clinical Psychologist Job Description/Person Specification

      and application form below

      This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer.
    • Residential Care Worker

      Do you have what it takes to join the staff team at Swalcliffe Park School?

      Awarded “Outstanding Education & Care” OFSTED 2019

      Residential Care Worker

      £19,698 – £25,481 per annum NJC points 6 -19

      We are currently seeking to employ an energetic and enthusiastic staff member within our residential care team.  We have a permanent staff position available working afternoons and evenings together with every other weekend in Care.

      The role is primarily to support our students in a range of skills which will enhance their opportunities for independence and social inclusion.  We place high importance in the recording of outcomes for our students and in the monitoring of achievements; so duties also include the reporting on the well-being of students, report writing, data input and analysis and attendance at meetings.

      Successful candidates will have:

      • QCF (NVQ) Level 3 Health and Social Care (desirable for Care positions) or willingness to study and attain this qualification in a designated timescale, sponsored by the school
      • GCSE (or equivalent) English and Mathematics Grade C or above (essential)
      • Experience of working with students with ASC is desirable but not essential.

      Benefits include:

      • Generous holiday – 9 weeks paid holiday to be taken in school holidays
      • pension scheme – NEST
      • Sickness entitlement 2 weeks full pay 2 weeks half pay

       

      If you would like to find out more about this vacancy and have an informal chat please call Tracey Cummings, Head of  Care & Assistant Principal: Independence, on 01295 780302.  An application form and a job description/person specification are downloadable below. Completed applications should be sent to Jenny Rigby, HR & Compliance Manager, Swalcliffe Park School, Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5EP or jrigby@swalcliffepark.co.uk.

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      Job Description/Person Specification

      This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

      Previous applicants need not reapply.  Closing date for applications is Thursday, 22nd March 2021.

    • Music Teacher (Curriculum)

      Do you have what it takes to join the staff team at Swalcliffe Park School?

      Awarded “Outstanding Education & Care” 2019 OFSTED

      We have a vacancy for a Music Teacher – permanent and part time (0.2 – 0.4 FTE per week)

       Swalcliffe Park School is a non-maintained Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)  specialising in day and residential education and care for high functioning students with ASC (10-19 yrs). We currently have 71 students on role and have been judged to be ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for both Education (2019) and Residential Care (2019). The school also has Advanced Level Autism Accreditation and an Enhanced Practitioner Commendation.

       

      We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Teacher of Music to join our outstanding multi-disciplinary team and build on the excellent foundations of Music curriculum best practice established by the current postholder. Previous experience of working with this population is desirable but not essential.  We are looking for a passionate and versatile specialist music teacher, who is keen to develop their practice within our Quality of Life framework. The following skills and experience are of interest to us:

      • KS3 timetabled music lessons in small groups of no more than six students;
      • Being able to deliver Level 2 BTEC Music; and
      • Being able to liaise and organise individual music lessons for Education Day & Residential students

       

      Our maximum class size is six students to two adults in all teaching roles. The behaviour and engagement of students is exceptional.   This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop and broaden their experience or portfolio of teaching work. So, if you have a:

      • passion for teaching;
      • commitment to improving outcomes and life chances for students with ASC;
      • proactive and energetic disposition;
      • desire to develop your own practice;    …………………. then this could be the place for you!

       Teacher’s terms and conditions: Main or Upper Pay Scale  1 or 2 plus SEN allowance 1 or 2 depending on experience and or qualifications. Teacher’s pension and a range of additional benefits.

      Closing date for applications is 1700 hrs Friday, 23rd April 2021 and interviews/assessments will be held Wednesday, 5th May 2021.

       

      If you would like to find out more about this vacancy please call Andy Sears, Assistant Principal: Achievement on 01295 780302.  An application form and a job description/person specification are downloadable below. Completed applications should be sent to Jenny Rigby, HR & Compliance Manager, Swalcliffe Park School, jrigby@swalcliffepark.co.uk.

      Job Description/Person Specification Music Teacher

      This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer.