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    14 June 2024 at 7am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803.00 - £30,296.00 Annually (FTE) L5 point 15-20 £27,803 to £30,296 FTE Pro-rata £24,167 - £26,334

Academy First Aider job summary

Academy First Aider

The Stockwood Park Academy is seeking to appoint an experienced Academy First Aider to work as part of our Pastoral Team.

At our Academy, you will find supportive and encouraging colleagues within school leadership and throughout the school. It is incredibly important to us here at The Stockwood Park Academy that all our staff feel valued, listened to, mentored, challenged and given adequate opportunities to develop.

If you want to grow and develop in a varied and interesting role, come and join us.

Job Description

Position: Academy First Aider

Salary: L5 point 15-20 £27,803 to £30,296 FTE Pro-rata £24,167 - £26,334 (37 hours per week - Term time plus training days) Monday – Thursday 8am-4pm, Friday 8am-3:30pm.

Effective date: As soon as possible

Reporting to: Designated Safeguarding Lead


The Academy First Aider has responsibility for the health and welfare of all students, and to oversee the medical room, maintaining an active and regular point of contact for all students. The Academy First Aider is also responsible for sign-posting students regarding mental and physical needs, co-ordinating and liaising with Trust and Local health colleagues within the community and ensuring all national vaccinations for students are co-ordinated and undertaken in a timely manner. Good communication with parents and carers is a key part of the role as well as delivering relevant and up to date First Aid staff training and producing and overseeing health risk assessments where needed.


Specific Duties:

Academy medical Administration

Co-ordination of the medical room

Review and referrals of student medical needs

Communicating, meeting and liaising with parents where necessary

Communicating and liaising with staff where necessary

Comprehensive reporting and production of risk-assessments

Staff training in all aspects of First Aid

Student training in agreed aspects of First Aid

Ensuring the security and delivery of controlled medicine alongside ensuring all medications are in date

Organise and deliver the immunisation programme within school in conjunction with the NHS school immunisation teams

To be part of the health and safety committee – preparing reports of tracking and analysing trends

Ensuring the first aid and medical room is compliant with all health and safety regulations

Ensuring students with medical needs have the correct risk assessments in place and are part of the Individual Healthcare Plan

Clinical and First Aid

Attending to pupils who are taken ill during the school day

Maintaining communication with relevant external agencies as required; GP, Health Visitors, CAMHS, etc.

Have direct links with the School Nursing Service and support students who require a referral

Providing first aid during home sports fixtures.

Providing first aid to staff.

Safe storage of medication for the Academy.

Training & Compliance

Ensuring relevant training is provided to all staff in respect of the giving and storing of medicines

Ensuring relevant training is provided to all staff in respect of reporting procedures of slip trips and falls

Ensuring that all medical records are maintained and kept up to date

Preparing and reviewing Academy medical policies, ensuring compliant with regulatory requirements

Maintaining first aid equipment throughout the Academy

Ensuring that all School ‘First Aider’ staff are competent and have undertaken training and that qualifications are valid.

Attendance at and reporting to the Trust Health and Safety Committee when required.


Supporting the role of the pastoral teams

Pro-active role within the safeguarding team

Being a keyworker to students with identified medical needs

Attendance at key events, Open Evening, Parents evening & Transition events etc.

Ensuring that relevant information relating to student’s medical needs are shared when required, including school trips, exam situations, Trust reports etc

Attend any meetings as directed by the SENCO and DSL to support students with medical needs

Ensure that any students with an Individual Health Care Plan

This job description reflects the present requirements of the post, and as duties and responsibilities, change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.

The Shared Learning Trust – Staff Benefits

We offer a fantastic range of benefits across our trust, supporting our staff in a variety of ways. From an extensive Wellbeing package to an onsite car wash, you can be reassured that we have your best interests at heart.

Perkbox and Perkbox Medical

NPQ’s Teacher Development Trust and training courses with The National College

Staff social events, including 5 a-side football and BBQs

Reduced gym membership rates and free on-site gym

Staff recognition with reward shopping vouchers

On-site Indian head or shoulder massage

Online delivery drop off service, including Amazon

Free eye test vouchers

Support for all staff with an experienced licensed counsellor

Free tea and coffee plus a reusable bamboo coffee cup for new starters

Free onsite car parking at all academies

Cycle to work scheme

Enhanced pension employers’ contribution and death in service payment

Refer a friend £500 bonus scheme


We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.

Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:

“Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”

The definition of 'children' includes everyone under the age of 18.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Shared Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and child protection at every stage of the recruitment process.

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About The Stockwood Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1443 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Secondary Academy

School location

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