An exciting opportunity has opened up for a highly skilled practitioner who champions inclusion and supporting the Social & Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) of children with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) to join the school’s Inclusion team as soon as possible. The role will involve working dynamically and responsively, supporting the needs of children across the school, leading on support work with families as well as leading the work and practice of others.

The working pattern for this post will be 1443 hours per annum: Typical working hours would be 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Flexibility of working hours may be needed to meet the individual needs of our pupils, including frequent early morning home visits and/or evening visits.  The post is a Term Time only position, with 5 inset/training days, and some keeping in touch work out of term time estimated at around 39 hrs to be worked flexibly.

Newport Community School Primary Academy is part of the Tarka Learning Partnership and works in close collaboration with its partner schools.

The school community can offer you:

  • motivated and engaged children
  • a supportive and forward-thinking staff team
  • a wide range of professional development opportunities
  • a leadership team that will support and value your contributions

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.  This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS with Children’s barred list clearance.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please telephone 01271 376252.


Interview Date: Monday 7th November 2022

See here the application pack and application form:

Additional Needs Lead Practitioner/Family Support Worker: Application Pack

TLP – Application Form August 2022