Education Health Care Assistant- Level 2

Newfield School, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 2PW

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    31 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£19,650 - £20,852

Education Health Care Assistant- Level 2 job summary

EHCA Level 2 - Permanent
32.5 Hours

£19,650 - £20,852 pro rata salary range
£10.19 to £10.81 per hour

Newfield School is an impressive, well-resourced special school situated in Blackburn, Lancashire providing high quality specialist education, care and therapy for children and young people aged 2 - 19 years with a wide range of learning difficulties including autism, PMLD, SLD, complex medical needs, sensory impairments and physical disabilities.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed EHCA Level 2 to join our busy, demanding and rewarding school, starting on 31st August 2022

Under the direction of teachers and senior staff, you will provide support to individuals and groups of children to access outcomes as outlined in each individual’s Education Health Care Plan.

You will support pupil’s education, health, medical, physical and general care needs following agreed plans, promote effective communication for all pupils using a range of agreed strategies e.g.: Makaton, PECS, communication aides etc. and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

Whilst we particularly welcome applicants with experience of working with children and young people, it is more important that you have a child centred approach in working with our very special children as a full programme of training and development will be provided.

Please see details of working pattern below to be worked 39 weeks per year during term time including 5 annual professional development full days:

Hours per Week – 32.5
• Working Pattern – 8.30am to 3.30pm each day
• Actual Salary £15,212 – 16,142 based on working part time during term time

You will also be required to work until 5 pm on six occasions per year in order to undertake training and meet with your class team – these dates will be planned in advance and you will have plenty of notice.

Find out more about our school by visiting www.newfield.org.uk.

Completed application forms are returnable to recruitment@newfield.blackburn.sch.uk or to Recruitment Team, Newfield School, Old Bank Lane, Blackburn BB1 2PW

Closing Date: Friday 1st July 2022 at 5.00pm

Selection Process: Week commencing Monday 4th July 2022

Newfield School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

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About Newfield School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Newfield School is an impressive, well-resourced special school situated in Blackburn, Lancashire providing high quality specialist education, care and therapy for children and young people aged 2 - 19 years with a wide range of learning difficulties including Autism, PMLD, SLD, complex medical needs, sensory impairments and physical disabilities.

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