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 needs.
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 withthe safety and well-beingof pupils at lunch time. The role requirescare for pupils, helping them to prepare for mealtime, accessing a suitable meal and cleaning up afterwards. There are many aspects of this role thatare 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 beprovided with a full induction programme to give you the training you need tosucceed.
The posts are permanent, term time only plus training days, working 10 hours weekly from 12 to 2pm each day.
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.
If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Visas cannot be sponsored.