Additional Needs Assistant at Parkland Infant

Hours: 6 hours per day – 30 hours per week term-time only (08:30-15:00)
Start Date: ASAP
Contract: Fixed Term until July 2020

Trust Support Staff Band 3 point 8-11 (£15,886 – £17,189) pro rata

We are a forward thinking school with positive staff and enthusiastic and highly motivated children. We are set in large grounds with good facilities. Ongoing professional development is encouraged and supported. We are part of the Swale hub of Eastbourne Schools and benefit from cross school collaboration as well as support from East Sussex County Council services such as ESBAS and CLASS.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and flexible Additional Needs Assistant to support a child in our infant school. Experience of working with children with ASD is essential as is the ability to be adaptable and to use your own initiative. This is a challenging but ultimately rewarding role which will require resilience and the ability to work as part of a team.

The ideal candidate will have Grade C or above in GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English and a specialism in childcare/development or special needs.

Informal visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

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Closing date: Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at noon
Interview Date: Tuesday 29th January 2019

Applications made by C.V. or from agencies will not be accepted. Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check, will be undertaken on all applications.