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Dylan Thomas Community School - Training Inclusion Development Engagement (TIDE) Centre Learning Coach (closing date: 19/2/24)

Dylan Thomas Community School - Training Inclusion Development Engagement (TIDE) Centre Learning Coach (closing date: 19/2/24)

Swansea Council
Dylan Thomas Community School is a happy and safe school where the needs of all pupils are catered for and taken into account. Estyn rated our school as Good in our 2016 Inspection and stated that, with respect to Wellbeing, "pupils feel safe in school". All staff play a key part in ensuring that this continues. The successful candidate will be offered the full support and resources of the school to develop professionally in a highly supportive environment with inspirational and supportive colleagues.

Governors at Dylan Thomas Community School are seeking to appoint a Learning Coach for our Training, Inclusion, Development and Engagement (TIDE) Centre which supports pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD) as well as engages pupils with school phobias and attendance issues. Our on-site TIDE Centre is an alternative pathway provision supporting vulnerable pupils at KS3 and KS4 towards raising levels of engagement, improving inclusion, attendance and reducing exclusions.

The successful candidate will have a dedication to furthering pupils learning + development, together with the ability to use initiative and creativity, supporting the curriculum through agreed learning activities + teaching programmes. You will work as part of a successful team aiming to drive up standards and develop positive attitudes by managing the supervision of pupils who do not work to a standard timetable. This post has a lead role in managing the effective transfer of pupils back into mainstream classes through mentoring and motivation. You will be expected to plan and prepare sessions for pupils in the centre with the support of TIDE and mainstream staff.

This post requires a DBS Check to enhanced level. Detailed Job descriptions, person specifications and application forms are available from e-teach or

Dylan Thomas Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment and within Swansea Council there is a "Safeguarding is Everybody's Business" principle, and this applies to all Swansea Council employees, elected members, volunteers and contractors. Further details can be found at

Please note we only accept applications on school application forms.
Closing date: Monday 19 February 2024 at 12.00 noon
Shortlisting: Tuesday 20 February 2024
Interviews: Monday 26 February 2024

Application form - school-based support staff (Word doc) [134KB]