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Educational Psychologist

Apollo Partnership Trust
Closing date
29 Oct 2021

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Educational Psychologist

Key base: The Castle Rock School with the flexibility to work in all other schools within the MAT

Grade 13 - £41,820 - £46,203

Permanent post

3 days per week, 40 weeks per year

FTE 53.1% Actual Salary £22,211 - £24,538

This is a newly created role where the successful applicant will work closely with the Trust's Director of SEND and our Heads of Schools to deliver an Educational Psychology service to the children, young people and families of The Apollo Partnership Trust.

The position is suitable for candidates with a varying degree of experience; we welcome applications from those newly qualified in the field.

This role involves working across the three schools in our trust, supporting young people with an identification of Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities, to help us succeed in raising educational outcomes and ensuring full inclusion for all of our students.

As a Trust we are committed to inclusive education and strive to provide the very best education, care and support for our students with Special Educational Needs. This post is required to ensure a joined-up approach to supporting the needs of our SEN students and to enable them to achieve highly with us. All of our SEN students will have the right to a broad and balanced timetable, including extra-curricular activities where appropriate, and full access to the National Curriculum.

Key elements of the job role include:
  • Providing psychological advice and assessments supporting diagnosis, referrals to external agencies and interventions.
  • Development and direct implementation of provision for students with SEND.
  • Delivering evidence-based CPD sessions.
  • Delivering a responsive consultation service for children, young people and families across all three Academies within the Trust.
  • Working in partnership with other agencies to ensure effective service delivery for pupils with an identification of SEND.
  • Supporting the implementation of appropriate legislative frameworks for pupils with SEND.
  • Supporting the Trust to build capacity and effectively manage risk of identified pupils.

Within the Apollo Partnership Trust, our academies passionately believe in giving young people the very best education and the chance to progress and develop themselves through the wide opportunities we offer. We have high expectations and aspirations for all students and staff within our Trust and we expect excellence throughout.

Our motto is 'Excellence Through Partnership'. We strongly believe our collaborative approach ensures staff are part of a family of schools, with the highest educational and operational expertise to ensure the very best education, support and guidance to our students across the group.

We are proud of all of our academies. We actively seek to maintain and develop both individual academy identity and characteristics.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:
  • to work with other local academies and schools
  • become part of a thriving, successful and dedicated Multi-Academy Trust
  • joining the Trust will allow the successful candidate to have access to extensive staff benefits, details of which can be found:

For further details, please email via the button below or contact Louise Belton on 01530 834368.

Informal visits are welcome.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 27 October 2021 at 10:00am. All completed applications should be emailed prior to this date and time.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 2 November 2021.

People with disabilities and from ethnic minorities are underrepresented in our staff group.

We welcome applications from suitably qualified/experienced people from these groups.

These posts are designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check).

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