Beanfield is a continuously improving school, on an exciting journey to becoming Outstanding. “Nurturing the citizens of tomorrow” is the core ethos of our school and we benefit from being a valued member of the Brooke Weston Trust, which gives us the opportunity to work alongside many different schools within the local community and further afield.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to be part of Beanfield Primary’s Wellbeing Team. We are looking for someone to enhance the pastoral support that is already on offer. Do you have an interest in outdoor learning? Are you able to promote social skills, team working, build self-esteem and confidence? Do you have the passion to develop children’s skills outside of the classroom?
We are looking for a dynamic individual who can think outside of the box and can work with the challenges that society brings to children and families.
The person must be able to understand the adversities that children face, and tackle them with empathy, patience and understanding.
For this bespoke role the successful applicant must be able to work independently and make the role their own, bringing with them a passion for the outdoors. Good behaviour management is a must along with empathy, understanding and excellent communication skills. The post holder will provide a range of outdoor learning opportunities including activities such as; exploring the wilderness, gardening, learning from the environment, whilst supporting children to remove their barriers to learning.
The person must have an interest in enhancing welfare of the child and their families, not only in the outdoor setting but within the compounds of the empowering work the Wellbeing Team carry out for children and families.
We are slowly introducing a Dog into the wellbeing team; the successful applicant will be expected to work closely with the dog, so a fondness of animals is essential.
As a member of staff at Beanfield Primary, we can offer you the following:
- Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects
- Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching School
- The support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
- A freshly prepared hot or cold lunch each day
- Access to a school laptop and the latest technology throughout the school
- Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers, CPC Drive New car scheme
- A dedicated staff social committee, with the purpose of creating a positive work life balance and ensuring our staff wellbeing is a key priority for all.
If you are the lucky person who acquires the role, you will work together with a team of passionate pupils and staff within our Wellbeing department. You may also provide support to individuals and small groups of pupils, making learning meaningful, child centred and fun. Recognising and removing barriers to pupils’ learning is essential in this role to ensure that they can access the curriculum.
You will have a unique opportunity to grow your own career, while every day sharing your time with pupils and staff who are committed to improving the life chances and wellbeing of all.
Working hours will be 12.00pm until 3.30pm, totalling 17.5 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days. (Extended hours may become available)
Pay range- BWT Grade 5, point 13, £19,190 pro rata.
Posts working with children and/or vulnerable adults will be subject to the disclosure of criminal records. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you would like to know more contact Principal’s PA, Donna Martin by emailing email@example.com. Due to the on-going situation regarding CoVid-19, tours of the school are not being offered.
To apply, please complete the Brooke Weston Trust support staff application form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org