Specialist Support Assistants
The Clare School
South Park Avenue
Tel: 01603 454199
Email: [email protected]
- Salary – £10.00 per hour (£19,312 FTE)
- Temporary – 1 year initially in the first instance (may lead to permanent contract)
- Part Time
- 32.5 hours per week
- Term Time plus 1 week
- Required for September 2021
The Clare School is looking to appoint Specialist Support Assistants. We are a warm and welcoming school, which was graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted at its last inspection.
We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and caring Specialist Support Assistants who will work with the whole range of children and young people throughout the school. Pupils at The Clare School have a wide range of learning, physical, sensory, communication and medical needs.
You will assist pupils with their learning activities and support them to engage in the curriculum and classroom lessons. You will be kind and patient, enabling our pupils to achieve to their highest ability. You will provide help and support, but foster independence wherever possible. You will role model a love for learning and show enthusiasm for working with our children and young people.
We are looking for persons who:
- Have NVQ level 2 in childcare or equivalent childcare qualifications
- Are reliable and trustworthy
- Have an exemplary attendance record
- Have a positive attitude with a ‘can do’ approach
- Are caring and committed to the highest standards of support for our pupils
Tours of the school can be arranged between 4 pm and 4.30 pm (PPE to be worn).
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Emma Collins at the school.
Previous applicants need not apply.
How to apply
A job description and a person specification are available from ‘Attachments’.
To download an application form, please select the orange ‘Apply for job’ button and enter your details.
Completed forms should be returned to – [email protected]
Closing date: 25 June 2021
Interview date: 1 July 2021
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.
This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.