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School Counsellor

LOCATION: Combe Pafford School Torquay                           Hourly Rate: £11.49 – £12.69

Starting salary for 37 hours a week: Scale point NJCF12-17 currently £22,183 - £24,491. Actual starting salary for 30.4 hours a week is £15,208 - £16,785

Hours 30.4 hours a week 8.45am – 3.30pm term time only although we would consider a large element of part time working.

We are looking for a School Counsellor

  • To provide an independent and confidential counselling service to pupils and students at Combe Pafford School responding to their personal, social, emotional or educational concerns.
  • To employ and develop therapeutic interventions to support and empower pupils and students, encouraging confidence, independence, resilience and generally promoting positive mental and emotional health

 Main Duties

You will be required to provide school-based counselling support for children and young people across the school but mainly in the sixth form. In order to ensure counsellors meet recognised quality standards we require post holders to be registered with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP), in addition we encourage BACP accreditation. You will be expected to be qualified to Level 4 in Counselling, ideally with evidence of further professional qualifications.

You will provide school-based pastoral support, possibly in small groups and 1:1 therapeutic counselling support for children and young people and join in with the wider curriculum and life in a busy special school sixth form. You will provide counselling assessment for children and young people as well as act in a consultative capacity and offer guidance to other professionals enabling them to better identify and support learners with emotional health and wellbeing difficulties.

Closing Date: noon on Friday 24th September

An application form can be found below and once completed please email it to jobapps@combepafford.torbay.sch.uk prior to the closing date.

If you have any question regarding this post please call the school on 01803 327902 and ask for Mr Mike Lock, alternatively you can email any questions to him at emails@combepafford.torbay.sch.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS will be required prior to commencing employment.

An application form can be found below and once completed please email it to jobapps@combepafford.torbay.sch.uk prior to the closing date.

If you have any question regarding this post please call the school on 01803 327902 and ask for Mrs Jane Clements, alternatively you can email any questions to her: admin@combepafford.torbay.sch.uk

Level 3 LSA Apprenticeship

We are looking for an enthusiastic & motivated apprentice to join our curriculum team to support and progress children’s learning. The successful applicant will completed a day release training with Exeter College on their Level 3 Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools course. 

Applicants will be required to have 4/5 GCSEs at C or above including English & Maths.

Pay & Hours

16-17 year olds

£4.62 per hour

 

18-20 year olds

£6.56 per hour

 

21 -24 year olds

£8.36 per hour

 

25+

£8.91 per hour

 

Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.30pm over the school term, 40 minutes for lunch. The post holder will be expected to attend Twilight Sessions, 2 per term 4pm to 6.30pm & staff training days.  There will also be employer & parent events to attend also.

For further information please see the National Apprenticeship Website www.apprenticeships.org.uk, where you can apply on line.

Alternatively please complete the attached application form, returning it to Caroline Milner, Combe Pafford School, Steps Lane. Torquay TQ2 8NL or via email cmilner@combepafford.torbay.sch.uk

Level 2 Hospitality & Catering Apprenticeship

Apprentice in Hospitality & Catering required to join the catering team in The Yellow Frog Café and School Kitchen.

Pay & Hours

16-17 year olds

£4.62 per hour

18-20 year olds

£6.56 per hour

21 -24 year olds

£8.36 per hour

25+

£8.91 per hour

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm or 9.30am to 4.30pm. 32.5 hours per week. Post holder will be required to work some weekends & after school to cover parties and other events held at the café.

The post holder will be expected to attend Twilight Sessions, 2 per term 4pm to 6.30pm & staff training days.  There will also be employer & parent events to attend also.

Applicants should have Level 1 in English or Maths or be working towards a level 1 qualification.

For further information please see the National Apprenticeship Website www.apprenticeships.org.uk, where you can apply on line.

Alternatively please complete the attached application form, returning it to Caroline Milner, Combe Pafford School, Steps Lane. Torquay TQ2 8NL or via email cmilner@combepafford.torbay.sch.uk

Learning Support Assistants

£9.6212 - £10.2100 per hour dependent on experience - hours of work are 8.45am - 3.40pm 39 weeks a year.

Actual starting salary from £13,424 per annum. 31.25 hours a week, 39 weeks a year 

We are looking to recruit LSA's to join us in September 2021 to support across a range of groups and individual children in mainstream classes or in one of our Autistic Base classes. Experience of working in a school is desirable but not essential.

Applications must have achieved at least a C Grade (Level 4) in GCSE English and maths or equivalent and be able to provide evidence of this at interview if shortlisted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A DBS disclosure is required for this post

An application is available to download and complete below, please return your completed application to jobapps@combepafford.torbay.sch.uk

Speech and Language Therapist

£12.94 - £14.86 dependent on experience.

Equivalent to NHS Band 5 - Torbay Council Pay Rate G/H

Actual salary £10,141 - £11,639 per annum. Minimum 18 hours a week, timings to be discussed at interview

Combe Pafford School is a special school for pupils who have moderate learning difficulties, some have other associated difficulties such as autism or physical difficulties.

The school has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our employees value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution.

We are seeking a part-time speech and language therapist to work primarily as part of our team to enable pupils to develop their language skills but also to work alongside the local NHS trust.

The successful applicant will provide assessment and advice as well as the opportunity to develop and implement bespoke intervention packages for pupils and groups.

If you are self-motivated, enjoy working in a school environment, keen to develop your clinical skills through links with other medical professionals, committed to working in partnership with education staff and parents we would love to hear from you.

An application is available to download and complete below, please return your completed application to jobapps@combepafford.torbay.sch.uk