67 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To be confirmed

  • Closing date

    31 August 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: 37 hours per week Working hours are Mon-Thurs 8:30-4:30 pm and Fri 8:30-4:00 pm (flexible working will be considered)

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£20,749 to £21,813 pending pay review

What skills and experience we're looking for

Hednesford Valley High School is looking to appoint Classroom Assistants (Curriculum Area Learning Supervisors) to join our highly motivated support staff team at Hednesford Valley High School. These roles involve working under the direction of teaching members of staff to support in the classroom and produce resources. You will also be required to run an after-school club. These roles would suit someone with an education or a care home background.

We require a flexible and creative individual who:-

  • Has very good numeracy/literacy skills equivalent to GCSE C and above.
  • Has NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or recognised equivalent qualification or willing to gain the qualification.

The advert will remain open until we have filled all vacancies

  • Has excellent communication skills with students, parents/caers and professionals.
  • Can use ICT to support and enhance teaching and learning.
  • Can act as Cover Supervisor during the absence of teaching staff.
  • Will be involved in supporting students with their personal care and medical needs e.g. enteral feeding, administering medication and suction if required – training will be given.
  • Has a passionate commitment to raising the attainment of all students in a special school.
  • A team player who is able to work collaboratively with others.
  • This role can require you to work across the school/sites with other student groups if required.


What the school offers its staff

Hednesford Valley High School recognises its employees as the most important asset and critical to its success. To demonstrate this all staff are offered the following benefits:

  • Excellent working environment.
  • A supportive ethos and concern for the well-being of all colleagues
  • Termly “Deep Work” days to support your role.
  • Continued professional development opportunities.
  • Pay progression and recognition of continuous service.
  • Generous local government pension scheme.

Access to comprehensive and flexible Employee Assistant Programmes which include:

  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Online gym classes
  • Health and wellbeing support and advice e.g., Men’s Health, Wellbeing Action Plans, Better Sleep, Relaxation and Meditation, Understanding Menopause.
  • Financial advice services
  • Think Well, fast track counselling service.
  • Physiotherapy
  • Eye-sight testing
  • Retail discounts in supermarkets, high street shops, restaurants and days out.
  • Free car parking
  • Free staff tea and coffee
  • Flexible working opportunities are available.

Further details about the role

The advert will remain open until we have filled all vacancies

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. The selected candidate will also have social media checks. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk

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About Hednesford Valley High School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
177 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Hednesford Valley High School is a generic Special School set in Cannock Chase, an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. We educate students on two sites, with years 7-11 at our main site and our Sixth Form is set in a dedicated building at Cannock Chase High School. We have amazing students with a range of learning needs, who are supported by dedicated staff with a passion for transforming the lives of our students. If you join our team, you will be part of a school where students love to learn, and staff love to teach. We truly are a family. This is not just a statement; our data supports this. Our attendance and positive behaviour are above national data and we have just received amazing feedback from our recent parent/carer questionnaire.

Arranging a visit to Hednesford Valley High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk.

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