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  • Job start date

    1 July 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: 35 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - Temporary (linked to funding for individual student)

Full-time equivalent salary

points 5 – 7 £23,500 - £24,294 Actual salary = £19, 237.27 - £19,887.24

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a personal care assistant with enthusiasm and energy who puts children and young people at the centre of their work. At Fountaindale we are passionate that every day matters for children and have our children and families at the heart of everything we do.

Our personal care assistants work as a valued part of the class team to support the physical and emotional wellbeing of our pupils. This role is to support a named individual pupil. The role is varied, active, and above all, rewarding. Your role will involve promoting pupil independence, supporting the pupil with their personal and postural care needs and supporting the pupil to access learning. Full training will be provided.

Do you:

  • Have a sense of humour?
  • Have a good basic education and willingness and ability to undertake training to enhance your skills?
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills?
  • Enjoy working as part of a team?
  • Relish a challenge and enjoy working young people with a range of SEND including behaviour issues?
  • Have a passion for learning new skills?

Be a part of #FountaindaleFamily; a school that gives children and staff a sense of belonging and offers high quality CPD to all employees.

What the school offers its staff

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is a growing, award-winning Trust, founded in 2016. The vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “Learning together, to be the best we can be.” This vision drives our commitment to making our Trust a great place to be, work, and learn.

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)
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 Fountaindale School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
School size
73 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Fountaindale School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kredgate@nexusmat.org.

School location

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