Care Assistant

Mabel Prichard School, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 6SB

19 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£19264 - £19650

Actual salary

£10,298.96 - £10,505.32

Care Assistant job summary

A Care Assistant role at Mabel Prichard School is rewarding, exciting and challenging. We have high aspirations and expectations for all our pupils and in turn this leads to high expectations of our staff. Care Assistants at Mabel Prichard School aid the delivery of creative learning that motivates our pupils and supports them to achieve. All aspects of the role and responsibilities are focused on having an impact on the children and young adults at our school. Some examples of our expectations include: • To be able to demonstrate empathy with young people who have a range of learning and physical needs. • An understanding of equal opportunities and high expectations for all pupils and students. • To have a sense of humour and to be able to work as part of a dedicated team. If you share our passion for making a real difference to the lives of children and young people with special needs this could be a great role for you. Previous special school experience is not necessary, but it is essential you fully share our values, which can be found on our website.

Applying for the job

To apply for this post, please email recruitment@mabelprichard.org. You can also download an application form and job pack from our website www.mabelprichard.org or from The Gallery Trust website www.thegallerytrust.co.uk

Please submit your application form by Tuesday 6th September 2022 at 12:00 noon to recruitment@mabelprichard.org or by post. Please ensure you detail any gaps in employment and use the selection criteria which is contained in the job pack when you prepare your application, as shortlisting for interview will be based on how closely you demonstrate your ability to fulfil the essential criteria.

We do not accept CVs. If you are shortlisted, we will take up written references before your interview so please provide permission for this and provide accurate phone and email contact details for your referees. One of your referees must be your current or last employer, and if you are employed in a school, must include your current Head Teacher.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Mabel Prichard School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
108 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01865777878

At Mabel Prichard School, we believe in:
Motivating our pupils to learn throughout their lives.
Preparing them for a meaningful adulthood.
Encouraging success as individuals and as part of the community.
Our curriculum offers a broad range of opportunities to face challenges; develop independence; prepare for adulthood; discover the world; be safe and develop the skills and knowledge to lead a happy, positive and fulfilled life.
Through our strong caring ethos, we support students to respect their whole community, regardless of background, race, gender, faith and disability and to celebrate diversity, so our students are able to develop skills of empathy and tolerance in their life ahead.
We believe education plays a pivotal role in developing as individuals, alongside the vital input from families and other professionals whom we enjoy working closely with. The purpose of the school is to create opportunities through education for each student to value themselves and each other; develop confidence; communicate their thoughts and ideas and to enjoy discovering their strengths to take forward in their life ahead.

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