Special Support Assistants (Temporary post)

Special Support Assistants (Temporary)

Hours: 30.50 per week, term time only

Salary: WSCC Grade 6

When: From September 2019

Job Specification

Fordwater is a special school for children age 2-19 years with a range of special educational and complex learning needs including PMLD, SLD, and ASC.

We are looking for Special Support Assistants who:

• are caring and understanding of children’s needs
• have high expectations of children’s behaviour and attainment
• are very well organised & efficient
• are able to work as part of a team
• has experience of directly working with children with SEN
• has at least NVQ level 3 or equivalent

We can offer you:
•    a happy, positive, vibrant working environment
•    an inclusive school with a wide and diverse community
•    talented, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues who are committed to continuous improvement
•    A highly specialist teaching and learning environment
•    Excellent opportunities for CPD
•    A warm positive working environment where everyone is valued

Fordwater is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will require a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and two references, including one from their most recent employer.

Job Description, Person Specification,Shortlisted Candidate Information Form and Application Forms are available at the bottom of this web page.

Closing date: Monday 10th June 2019
Interviews: 17th and 19th June 2019

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the application form and Shortlisted Candidate Information Form below and email this to Julie Pulley - Heads PA at the email address below:

Unfortunately we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually. We would therefore like to thank you for your application and interest in Fordwater School.

Fordwater School is committed to safe recruiting, all posts are subject to a D.B.S. check.


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