Salary: £25714 – £41604
Shift hours: Part Time
The Education Entitlement Service (EES) strives to deliver outstanding services for our customers, predominately the children of Coventry, who may be requiring access to education or alternative education provision. We ensure vulnerable children are appropriately supported; have a voice, that hopefully leads to their high achievement and excellent progress.
The EES is made up of a diverse range of teams all working together to recognise, support and apply innovative solutions to address the growing issues in relation to trying to educate some of our most vulnerable pupils in schools.
The Hospital Education Service (HES) provides education for pupils from age 4-16 years, some of whom are taught on the Childrenâ€™s Ward within the local large general hospital; others aged 11-16 years are taught at Whitmore Park Annexe or on home tuition.
Itâ€™s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation.
Our Values are:
What is the job role?
The core purpose of the Hospital Education Service is to â€˜Build Bridges to Brighter Futuresâ€™ for the young people accessing the service – minimising the disruption to education that they experience as a result of ill health or injury. We take huge pride and pleasure in helping young people to recover, recharge and re-engage with learning after a period of prolonged absence from and supporting them as they re-integrate back into their mainstream setting or as they transition to a specialist setting.
Our dedicated staff are fully committed to equipping our young people with the knowledge and skills they need to lead fulfilled and happy lives. We pride ourselves on providing the best quality teaching and pastoral care, fostering ambition and showing our students that with perseverance and resilience they can fulfil their potential.
The Hospital Education Service – Coventry is looking for a dynamic Part-time Teacher of PSHE/RSE (with some Humanities) to join our dedicated and solution-focused team. The role is stimulating, engaging and extremely rewarding.
You will be responsible for planning and teaching PSHE/RSE to small groups at Whitmore Park Annexe, to individuals on wards 14-16-UHCW, and on Home Tuition as required and will support a team approach to maintain high standards of achievement and attainment for all pupils.
This is a part-time, permanent role. The successful candidate will be required to work four days per week (0.8). The salary advertised will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.
Who are we looking for?
‘Who we are looking for:’
We are looking for a solution-focused, resilient and energetic individual to join a caring and passionate team. Full details of the post requirements can be found on the Job Description & Person Specification.
For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled ‘Coventry City Council Application Process’
Interview date(s): Monday 21st June 2021
Introduction to Coventry City Council
Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere â€“ in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!
There’s a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you’re happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We’ve created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, weâ€™re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. Weâ€™re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you wonâ€™t just be helping the community, youâ€™ll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;
- Flexible working arrangements
- Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
- Pay progression through multiple increments
- Outstanding local government pension scheme
- Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
- Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
- Vibrant employee networks
Location: Coventry, CV6 2HD