Individual Needs Assistant (Cross in Hand School)
Hours of work: 29.58 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 term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Thursday 8 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Cross in Hand School, Sheepsetting Lane, Heathfield, TN21 0XG
Phone: 01435 862941
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
Cross in Hand is a happy and successful C of E Primary School in Heathfield, East Sussex. We have genuinely lovely children, supportive parents and a great team of staff.
We are looking for 2 Individual Needs Assistants to support 2 KS1 children starting September 2023
The successful candidate would need to have a firm, consistent yet nurturing approach to supporting young children regulate emotions.
As a school, we believe that successful support of a child is dependent on there being a good mutual relationship and so any necessary training will be provided for the right candidate.
The position is being advertised as 5 days per week full-time. Applications will be considered for a job share basis. We have 2 vacancies available, 1 is a full time permanent (attached Student) contract, the other is a full time 1 temporary year contract. Please indicante your preferance on the application form.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 8th June. Interviews will be held the following week.
Job description, person specification and an application form can all be found on the school website at www.crossinhand.com.
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.