Ark Blacklands Primary Academy
Job Title – Inclusion Support Assistant
Salary: £22,433 pro rata, £11.95 per hour (Actual Salary £16,080)
Hours: Part-time – 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Start date: As soon as possible
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 19th February 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be held on Friday 23rd February 2024
About the role:
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Inclusion Support Assistant to support identified children with EHCP’s in KS2. This role is part time and fixed term, for the length of time the children remain at Blacklands. The working pattern will be agreed with successful applicants according to the needs of the children. The role will involve managing medical needs as well as helping to implement work programmes for the identified children, assisting in planning and the management and preparation of resources. The successful candidate will also provide reports and feedback to the Inclusion Manager as requested as well as supporting with the wider class as directed. We can offer you a friendly, supportive school and opportunities for professional development.
The successful candidate will:
· have experience of working with primary aged children with SEND, including Autism, diabetes, hyperinsulinism or communication and interaction needs,
· have experience of supporting children with sensory needs,
· have skills in supporting the development of Speech and Language,
· have experience of Makaton & providing visual resources
· have experience of supporting children with risk awareness
· have good literacy and mathematical skills,
· be prepared to support with personal intimate care as required,
· be hard working and adaptable to change.
View the full job description and person specification here ISA JDPS.docx.
About our school:
Ark Blacklands Primary Academy is Hastings' fastest-improving primary school.
We are a large school with a new intake each year of 3 forms, with 90 pupils in each year group, from reception through to year 6. Our staff make a tremendous effort to get to know each pupil and provide them with the very best care.
As part of the Ark schools’ network, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life. We know that great schools need great staff, which is why we offer you the very best training and support at every stage of your career.
Find out more by visiting www.arkblacklandsprimary.org/.
· Comprehensive CPD – we offer twice as many training days as standard.
· Access to health packages, discounts at major retailers, travel loans and other benefits, through the Ark Rewards scheme.
· Opportunity to apply for international exchanges and other scholarship prospects
Find out more about the benefits by visiting www.arkonline.org/the-best-support.
How to apply:
Please select the role you are applying for on www.arkblacklandsprimary.org/vacancies and submit your application by the deadline.
Interested in this exciting opportunity? Please contact Mr Joe Coleman on 01424 429279 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a visit to the school or an informal chat.
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.
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