Hours of work: 15 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Wednesday 30 June 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St Philip's Catholic Primary School, High Street, Newtown, Uckfield, TN22 5DJ
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
'Let your Light Shine'
St Philip's is a supportive learning community. We work collaboratively, inspired by academic research to continually improve our practice. High quality professional development is central to our ethos. Relationships are at the heart of our school. "St Philip’s is a friendly, welcoming school. There is a happy atmosphere and a strong sense of belonging to a caring, kind community. " (Ofsted December 2019) Our hard working and friendly staff look forward to welcoming you to our team.
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, kind and resilient SEN teaching assistant who has experience of or an interest in working with children with special education needs, in particular SEMH and autism. This post is for 15 hours per week.
You will help the children to progress socially and academically by working closely with a supportive and experienced SENCo.
You will have an understanding of issues surrounding children with SEMH difficulties and autism and have good behaviour management skills. Most importantly you will have a passion for working with children with additional needs and be a positive advocate for them.
If you are passionate about providing the best possible education for children and firmly believe you can make a difference, then we would like to hear from you.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome the opportunity to show visitors around our school. Please contact the school to arrange a visit.
Further details and application forms are available from our website www.stphilips.e-sussex.sch.uk or by contacting the school office.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.