Our Midday Supervisory Assistants (MDSAs) play a vital role working alongside our class teams to support our amazing students to develop their self-help and independence skills over lunch time.
Staff usually work with individual students or small groups to assist them with eating their lunches; they support with personal care and toileting and they provide support on the playground and with managing their behaviours.
Promoting good communication skills is a key element of the role; good spoken English skills are essential.
Some of our students require additional physical support with personal care and understanding how to regulate their emotions and behaviours.
MDSAs play a key role in ensuring that the students are safeguarded and their welfare promoted.
11.45am – 2.00pm, daily.
11.25 hours per week, term-time only
Actual salary £5,176.
Working in a special school is a unique and privileged opportunity for the right person. We advise interested parties to ensure they have watched our school video in order to get a flavour of our school.
When completing the letter of application, please ensure you address all the points in the essential column on the person specification. The letter of application should not exceed 750 words.
The closing date for applications is 4th December at midday.
Interviews will be held during the week beginning 11th December. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the school prior to the face to face interview.
The school is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment
must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past
employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.”
Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for an enhanced DBS check to be undertaken. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare all unspent cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020). A person’s criminal record will not in itself prevent a person from being appointed to this post. Applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at or make them a risk in, the role for which they are applying. However in the event of the employment being taken up, any failure to disclose such offence, as detailed above, will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.
IT IS AN
OFFENCE TO APPLY FOR A ROLE WORKING IN REGULATED ACTIVITY IF YOU ARE BARRED
FROM WORKING WITH CHILDREN
REFER TO ATTACHED POLICIES - Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy -
Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy
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