About this role
Ivel Valley is a special needs school in Biggleswade
and we are looking for enthusiastic and patient people to
supervise our fantastic children and young people at lunch time as
well as completing tasks in the dining hall and on the playground/field. Our school site on Hitchmead Road supports pupils
from Early Years to Key Stage 4 with the majority of students continuing on to
post 16 education at our College site at The Baulk, Biggleswade.
We support young people with a broad spectrum of
special educational needs and disabilities including profound and multiple
learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties, autism and complex medical
It is essential that the successful candidate is able
to communicate clearly with children and young people in a calm and respectful
manner. We are looking for team players who are reliable and trustworthy who
can work within the school’s policies, including safeguarding and child
protection (training provided). The ability to be flexible and work on
your own initiative is desirable.
You will help class staff with the safety and well-being of pupils at lunch time. The role requires care for pupils, helping them to prepare for mealtime, accessing a suitable meal and cleaning up afterwards. There are many aspects of this role that are different to mainstream – please read the job description fully to understand the nature of the role and tasks required.
You will join a passionate and supportive team and will be provided with a full induction programme to give you the training you need to succeed.
The posts are permanent,
term time only plus training days, working 10 hours weekly from 12 to 2pm each
If you would like to find out more about the role
please contact our HR Manager - HR@ivelvalley.beds.sch.uk
Ivel Valley School & College is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This
appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance proof
of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.
Following the acceptance of your
interview, an online check will be carried out as detailed in the latest
Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines
Ivel Valley School and Ivel Valley College are a disability
confident committed employer and are
committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible, communicating
and promoting vacancies offering an interview to disabled people who meet the
minimum criteria for the job and anticipating and providing reasonable
adjustments as required supporting any existing employee who acquires a
disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work.
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Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.