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Current Vacancies

Have you got the skills and motivation to work with lively and energetic young people who have special needs?

 

 CLASS TEACHER SCHOOL

Salary £23,546 - £31,926.00 pa

 

 

Hours of work - 35 set hours per week

Start date:  from September 2017

Closing Date for applications:  Friday 14th April 2017

Interviews: Week commencing 1 May 2017

 

 

Are you looking to make a difference to the lives of children and young people with severe, complex and moderate learning difficulties and disabilities? Would you like to be part of a community and build your career within a school that is passionate about every individual child as well as their families?  Then you could be exactly the person we are looking for.

We are looking for an innovative, inspiring and experienced teacher to join our team providing education to approximately 38 children aged from 6 – 19, the majority of whom are on the autistic spectrum.  You’ll have a B.Ed, or degree plus a PGCE and have experience, enthusiasm and a keen interest in the SEN education sector.

You will be a class teacher for a group of approximately 6 students and leading a staff team made up of Teaching Assistants and additional support assistants.   In return, you’ll have opportunity to access specialist training and build upon your professional skills, becoming a strong and flexible practitioner to meet the varying needs of our students.

At The Sheiling and in collaboration with our residential care colleagues and extensive therapy team, we aim to provide holistic, innovative and effective care and education to match the interests, skills and aspirations of our students and meet their individual needs.

Applications from NQTs and teachers with mainstream experience are most welcome.

 

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For further information and to apply please download an application form and associated documents from this site. Please note we are unable to accept CVs, so please apply using our downloadable form which can be returned via e-mail to recruitment@thesheilingringwood.co.uk or by post to The Sheiling Ringwood, Horton Road, Ashley, Ringwood BH24 2EB  

The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check and registration with the Update service will be required.

 

 

 

 

 

 SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER

(Children & Young Adults)

 

Salary c. £17,472- £20,452.00 pa

(subject to experience/qualifications & or pro-rata for less contracted hours)

 

 

Hours of work – 40 hours per week / 52 weeks per annum

Interviews  w/c – 20th March 2017

 

Due to expansion, we are seeking a number of experienced Senior Care Support Workers. You’ll be a caring, patient   and compassionate individual, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills; a team player who is able to establish and develop effective and productive relationships with students, colleagues and other professionals. As a respected role model, you’ll have excellent time management skills; being able to coordinate and prioritise various demands in a rapidly changing environment. Awareness of Safeguarding principles is essential, together with the ability to manage professional boundaries in a most effective way. You’ll be adept at managing your own CPD and show how you use this to improve the way you carry out your duties.  You will have a relevant QCF qualification to Level 3, and have worked in this sector previously.

 

You be required to;

help the House Coordinator with the care and support  of children/young adults with special needs within the house community

Take responsibility for leading a shift and ensuring that appropriate resources are allocated to meet the needs of the children/ young adults

Implement the Individual Education Plans by encouraging and supporting the development of social, educational and emotional abilities of the children/young adults

work effectively within a team and support the House Co-ordinator with the day-to-day running of the house.

be responsible for the safeguarding of students at all times, and report  any concerns immediately according to policy

 

 

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For further information and to apply please download an application form and associated documents from this site. Please note we are unable to accept CVs, so please apply using our downloadable form which can be returned via e-mail to recruitment@thesheilingringwood.co.uk or by post to The Sheiling Ringwood, Horton Road, Ashley, Ringwood BH24 2EB  

The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check and registration with the Update service will be required.

 

 

 

 

 

ORGANIC GARDENER

 Salary: c £19 - £21,000pa (52 weeks per year) – subject to qualifications and experience

 

We are seeking an experienced Gardener to develop our biodynamic garden, promote the principles of organic and biodynamic horticulture within our community and work with our students to expand their understanding and appreciation of how crops grow and respond to seasonal cycles.

The Sheiling is a residential school and college for approximately 60 children and young people with complex special educational needs. Originally founded as a Camphill School, we aim to provide holistic, innovative and effective learning opportunities to match the interests, skills and aspirations of our students. Based in a beautiful 40-acre estate we focus on providing creative, therapeutic and affirmative education

This role is responsible for maintaining high standards of the biodynamic garden at all times and undertaking all necessary seasonal work principles of organic gardening. You will work in collaboration with our education and maintenance staff in forging links between our environment and the learning we provide for our students.

Knowledge and experience of organic cultivation is essential and a knowledge of, or interest in, biodynamic approaches would be advantageous.  Relevant qualifications are desirable but of prime importance is the ability to enthuse and promote the natural environment as a vehicle for community learning and wellbeing. In return you’ll have the opportunity to nurture your own skills whilst obtaining significant job satisfaction and occupying a key and influential role supporting the core ethos of our organization.

   

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For further information and to apply please download an application form and associated documents from this site. Please note we are unable to accept CVs, so please apply using our downloadable form which can be returned via e-mail to recruitment@thesheilingringwood.co.uk or by post to The Sheiling Ringwood, Horton Road, Ashley, Ringwood BH24 2EB  

 

 

 

CASUAL/BANK WORK OPPORTUNITIES

 

SUPPORT WORKERS, NIGHT WAKING SUPPORT WORKERS, TEACHING ASSISTANTS AND

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANTS 

 

Maybe you are looking for work which would give you great satisfaction with the flexibility to work as and when your other commitment allow. We welcome applications from suitably experienced people to join our ‘bank’ register for a number of roles within our school, colleges and children’s home.

Subject to an interview and some initial training, you tell us when you have availability and we will call you as an when hours are available. You would be free to accept or decline these hours according to your availability.      

We are looking for vibrant and compassionate people to join our expanding multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams. Some staff use their time here to build up their experience for further study or career development in the care or education sector or to fit around other with other commitments. ‘Bank/casual’ can provide an opportunity to ease back into employment after a career break or make a career change.  These roles and hours are ideally suited to candidates who are studying and looking to gain valuable experience related to their field of studies.

Overall we believe that we can offer great job satisfaction, a beautiful work environment, fantastic teamwork and a strong commitment to staff development and training.  

Please click on the link below to find out more about the positions that are available:-

 

 

Bank Support Worker Job Description

Bank CollegeTeaching Assistant Job Description

Casual/Bank Work Opportunities

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The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS and Barred List check will be required. Please note we are unable to accept CVs, so  for further information and to apply please  download the application form  and Equality monitoring form on our website, which can be return by e-mail to recruitment@the sheilingringwood.co.uk or by post to The Sheiling Ringwood, Horton Road, Ashley, Ringwood, BH24 2EB

 

 

 

SUPPORT WORKERS

Salary: £16,265 - 18,720 ( for a 52 weeks per year contract)  depending upon experience and qualification,  for  40 hours per week across 7 days and worked within a shift rota system.

 

Assisting with the care of students and helping to build mutually beneficial relationships within both educational and residential settings, you’ll play an essential role in supporting our children and young people with the development of their social, educational and emotional abilities as they progress into maturity. You'll assist with on-site activities, leisure trips and off-site group events.  Ideally you will have previous relevant (SEN) experience, including autism and complex needs, in a similar organisation and/or relevant qualifications (QCF/NVQ Level 3). But if you have the interest and motivation we’ll support you to develop your qualifications, skills and knowledge and for some, your career in Care or work with Children and Young people.  Part-time, term-time and weekend contracts may be available.

 

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Closing date: open - this is an on-going recruitment

Please note that due to safer recruitment requirements, we can only accept fully completed application forms.  CVs are not accepted.

 

LUNCH TIME ASSISTANTS

(12.5 hours per week – 12.15-2.45pm, Monday – Friday, mainly term time)

Salary c.£4,100 (£7.82 p/hr) 

 

Working and sharing meals with students, your role will be as a member of a multidiscplinary team helping to support and encourage students to develop and maintain social skills and relationships within the house community; helping them to achieve personal development targets. You’ll have a calm and patient disposition, highly effective communication skills and be unfazed by challenging behaviour. In return we can offer valued and rewarding job satisfaction, personal development opportunities and a great team working environment. Previous experience in working with young people who are disabled or have Special Education Needs is advantageous but not essential as we are looking for people with enthusiasm and empathy for our students.

 

We are unable to accept CVs, so please apply using our downloadable form and return this by post or via recruitment@thesheilingringwood.co.uk 

 

Download Job Description

Download Application Form

Download Guidance Notes

Download Equal Opportunities Form

 

The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check and registration with the Update service will be required.