Individual Needs Assistant (Pevensey & Westham CE Primary School)
Hours of work: 29.6 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: Attached to child
Closing date: Monday 27 March 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Pevensey & Westham CE Primary School, 86 High Street, Westham, Pevensey, East Sussex, BN24 5LP
Phone: 01323 762269
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
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
We are looking for an Individual Needs Assistant with experience working in a Primary School setting.
Candidates will ideally have experience of working with children with additional needs.
The applicant should be able to demonstrate that they are able to work as part of a team and also have the ability to use their own initiative. Having an understanding of the Early Years and primary curriculum would be beneficial, to enable working with the class teacher to develop a personalised programme of support. You will need to be resilient, energetic and committed to engaging pupils and their parents. The ideal candidate will be passionate about making a difference to the children’s lives by enabling them to learn, thrive and achieve.
Salary: Single Status Pay Scale: Grade 3 pt. 7 Salary: £20,812 (pro rata)
Hours: 29.6 hours per week 8.30 – 15:10 (30 minutes for lunch and 15 minute break) Monday – Friday
Working pattern: Part-time term-time only , Contract: Fixed-term, attached to child
Pevensey and Westham is a thriving primary school committed to providing an excellent education for all pupils in our care. Our school is set in a beautiful, historic environment where there are ‘warm and respectful’ relationships between pupils and adults.
To express your interest in this role please complete and return the support staff application form to firstname.lastname@example.org making sure you clearly outline why we should hire you.
Closing date: Noon 27 March 2023
Interview date: 29 March 2023
Pevensey & Westham CEP School 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 obtain an enhanced DBS Certificate with the Local Authority.
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.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.