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  • Start date details

    As soon as all pre-employment checks are complete

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

The starting pro-rata salary is £5,444 and the full time equivalent is £22,737

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job overview

We are currently looking to appoint a Lunchtime Support Assistant to provide high quality support over lunchtimes for pupils aged 11 – 19 years, who have a range of special educational needs starting as soon as possible

The post holders will join the school team over lunchtimes to support healthy eating, a range of lunchtime clubs, feeding and changing students as appropriate. The successful applicant must be able to work effectively with the whole school community including pupils, parents, governors and staff.

This is a Grade 2 permanent, part-time role working 10 hours per week term time only. Working hours will be 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The starting pro-rata salary is £5,444 and the full time equivalent is £22,737.

Main purpose of the job:

To provide high quality support over lunchtime, supporting healthy eating, a range of lunchtime clubs, feeding and changing students as appropriate.

Key relationships:

The post holder reports to the Senior Lunchtime Organiser, Senior Leadership Team, and relevant Teaching staff.

Working for us

Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do.All schools in the Trust have signed up to the education staff well-being charter as a declaration of support to the well-being and mental health of everyone that works at Prospere Learning Trust.

What the school offers its staff

What the school offers it’s staff:

Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do. All schools in the Trust have signed up to the education staff wellbeing charter as a declaration of support to the wellbeing and mental health of everyone that works at Prospere Learning Trust.

Prospere Learning Trust offers a variety of employee benefits, including;

  • a commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues
  • membership of Bupa Level 1 Health Plan which allows employees to claim money back for a range of health expenses such as prescriptions and dental treatments
  • access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Bupa or Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including confidential 24-hour support
  • access to Cyclescheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) contributions and Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS) contributions
  • We’re happy to talk flexible working where possible to help employees achieve a healthy work life balance.

Further details about the role:

Applying to work for us

Please note that guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks including receipt of satisfactory references.Whilst we offer flexibility where possible, we acknowledge that certain roles require a specific environment or on-site presence to meet operational requirements.

Safeguarding Children

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Equality Statement

At Prospere Learning Trust we are committed to creating a community of belonging. This means we continually celebrate the diverse communities within our schools and the communities we serve. As an equal opportunity and disability confident employer, we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Grange School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
252 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

The Grange School is a special school located in Levenshulme, Manchester which provides 247 day places for pupils with Education, Health and Care Plans, who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). Grange offers a bespoke education for a wide range of pupils between EYFS and KS5 through the provision of a carefully planned and stimulating environment where the pupils can explore, investigate and learn. Our bespoke Know and Remember Curriculum has been devised to ensure pupils have access to all the statutory content from the National Curriculum, delivered through engaging and challenging classroom activities. Pupils are set targets each term and progress is measured throughout the school year using our bespoke pupil data system.

Grange School offers some of the most exciting and engaging curriculum enrichment activities to support the pupil’s learning. We have an on-site farm with alpacas, pigs and ducks, alongside guinea pigs, rabbits, tortoises and a gecko. An enhanced learning area called the Know Globes supports the delivery of the Remember More Curriculum, and a full-size role play area known as Imagination Village enables pupils to practise real-world skills such as using money, work in our on-site post office and mail delivery service or experience several other real-world settings, including a grocer’s, a doctor’s surgery, a vet’s, a bakery and a mechanics garage.

KS4 and KS5 have a curriculum designed around the world of work and offer accredited courses in English, maths and PSHE in KS4, along with a range of qualifications as they move into KS5 – including Active Sports and Leisure, Catering and Hospitality and Construction, to name but a few.

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