Sport Therapeutic Learning Practitioner

Location
Southampton
Salary
£18891 - £21830 per annum
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
2854
Contact
recruitment@fairways.co recruitment@fairways.co
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sport Therapeutic Learning Practitioner – 285 ·         Hours– Full Time - 37.5 Hours ·         Location – Southampton SO31 ·         Salary – Band F, level 1.  £21,830 per annum F.T.E. (£18,891 per annum working 39 weeks per year).   Fair Ways is an expanding, dynamic company that strongly believes in providing opportunities for young people to meet their full potential. The majority of the organisation’s profits are reinvested in the business in order to achieve its social purpose. The ethos of the company is to provide a continuum of care, offering specialist interventions for children and families at the high end of the spectrum of need.
Fairways School is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Full Time Therapeutic Learning Practitioner  to work as part of an established team. Crucial to the success of this post is an ability to work as part of a team who believe in individualised learning and an innovative approach to learning.

Fairways School delivers education to challenging young people with social, emotional and mental health needs and young people with autism between the ages of 11-19 years. The school is registered for up to 20 young people on the Swanwick School site. Due to the school expanding the school requires an additional Sport Therapeutic Learning Practitioner to work with the existing educational team. The role involves teaching young people with a wide range of abilities from Pre-entry level to GCSE.

The successful applicant will work as a Sports Therapeutic Learning Practitioner carrying out a variety of roles supporting the needs of the school on a day to day basis as well as supporting various students to engage in a variety of life and independency skills. The successful candidate will have proven experience in supporting children with social and emotional behavioural needs within an educational environment.

All applicants must hold a full UK driving licence and own their own car. All staff will undergo DBS checks at the enhanced level. The disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.
Fair Ways places importance on valuing staff and recognising the key role staff play in the organisation and offers competitive salaries, regular training, supervision and an Employee Assistance Programme, offering a counselling service.

After a year’s employment, staff can benefit from a health scheme giving members the option to claim refunds to help with treatment costs such as Dental, Optical and Physiotherapy plus discounted gym memberships.

Working for Fair Ways will provide you with an opportunity to seek discount on products and local services and well as auto-enrolment into our Pension scheme
We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities. Fair Ways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and we expect ALL staff to share this commitment.

If you are interested and would like an Application Form, please phone Head Office (02380 230400) and ask for the HR Department or email your CV

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