Education Team Hiring Progress Lead

We are looking for a strong and resilient progress lead to work at our expanding Extra Time Project. The

role of ‘progress Lead’ has been a newly created role that incorporates mentoring and tutoring pupils

through the 12-week programme. This is carried out in a range of tasks including leading a tutor group of

4-6 pupils that are struggling in mainstream education due to a range of reasons affecting their emotions

and behaviours. The progress lead will also be responsible for leading up to two subjects of their choice

that would be beneficial to the pupils on the provision. This could be subjects including PE, Food

Technology, Media or any other subject that you believe would capture the imagination of the young

learners. Pupils are aged 11-13 years old. The progress lead would be required to design their own 12-

week curriculum. The correct candidate would need to log weekly progress through the weekly reports that

are sent home and to ‘parent’ schools. A good knowledge of safeguarding is required along with the ability

to connect and build relationships quickly. All staff will be required to complete mandatory training before

the first academic day on the project

Job Title: Progress Lead

Reporting to: Teaching & Learning Lead

Pay: PL Scale points 1-5 (£19500 - £21,845)

Contract type: Full Time

Location: Brighton & Hove Days

Hours of work: 5 days / 37.5 Hours 8.30-4.00 Approximately

Document created: March 2022

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

Support for the Pupils

· Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, ensuring their safety and

access to learning activities.

· Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education /

Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes.

· Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them

according to individual needs.

· Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.

· Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teachers/tutors.

· Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.

· Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teachers/tutors. Support for the Teacher

· Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils' work.

· Use strategies, in liaison with the teachers/tutors, to support pupils to achieve learning goals.

· Assist with the planning of learning activities and daily curriculum.

· Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed.

· Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers/tutors on pupils' achievement, progress, problems etc.

· Promote good behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour. · Help to establish constructive relationships with partner schools and parents / carers.

· Administer routine tests and undertake routine marking of pupils' work.

· Provide clerical / administrative support, for example photocopying, typing, filing, money, administer coursework etc. Support for the Curriculum

· Undertake structured and agreed learning activities / teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses.

· Undertake programmes linked to local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, KS3, early years, recording achievement and progress and feeding back to the teachers.

· Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils' competence and independence in its use.

· Prepare, maintain and use equipment / resources required to meet the lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assist pupils in their use.

· Design and deliver a 12-week curriculum for your chosen subjects. Support for the provision

· Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

· Be aware of and support difference and ensure pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

· Contribute to the overall ethos / work / aims of the provision.

· Appreciate and support the role of other professionals.

· Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required

· Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.

· Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after normal curriculum hours and at lunchtime.

· Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of the centre activities as required and take responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teachers.

To apply for this role please send you CV and covering letter to

Application closes 18/03/2022

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