Paid weeks per year: 46.94 (inclusive of holiday entitlement)
Hours: 8.30am - 3.30pm (with 30 minutes lunch break)
Fixed Term: Winter 2022 until 31st August 2023
Start date: As soon as possible
We are seeking to appoint an Individual Needs Assistant to work as a member of our Inclusion Team at this happy and welcoming school, supporting children with Special Educational Needs, including children with Autistic Spectrum Condition, as well as others with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. The successful candidate will have good interpersonal skills and a calm approach to working with children and with other adults. We are looking for someone who is cheerful, lively, reliable, flexible and hard working.
About the role
The role requires the ability to recognise and implement key approaches to learning and communication, in line with the child’s EHC plan and in liaison with the class teacher, Inclusion Manager and parents as well as providing meaningful and positive activities at lunchtimes.
We are proud to offer:
- A vibrant and supportive school community
- Enthusiastic, friendly and well-behaved children
- Hardworking, dedicated and supportive staff
- Positive relationships with parents
- A commitment to continuing professional development
Experience of working with children with Special Needs, especially those with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties would be an advantage. Ongoing training in these areas will also be made available to the successful candidate.
Our school is committed to inclusion and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Visits to the school, by appointment, are recommended.
For an application pack and to arrange a visit, please contact Mark Woodley, SBM. Tel. 01273 303358 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9am, Friday 2nd December
Interview date: To be confirmed
How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: Chiltington Way, Saltdean, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 8HB, email@example.com
Telephone: 01273 303358
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.