Progress Support Assistant (x2)

Sirius Academy West, Hull


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £19,945 to £24,799

Job summary

Required for:
35 hours per week, term time plus 5 days (pro rata)
Grade 5/6 (dependant on experience)

Main Purpose of the Post:

• To assist in the planning, development and implementation of curriculum activities and to provide support to students.

Principal Accountabilities:

• Assist in the development of schemes of work, including differentiation.
• Lead and implement intervention activities.
• Mentor students and provide pastoral, emotional and bereavement support.
• Liaise with external agencies and attend meetings when required.
• Promote good student behaviour throughout the Academy.
• Supervise students in groups and in one-to-one activities.
• Support Special Educational Needs (SEN) students and attain expected progress.
• Lead activities at lunchtime clubs.
• Undertake administrative tasks to support the Academy upon request.

Essential educational requirements

Minimum GCSE levels

Essential qualifications

Qualifications relating to job role.

Essential skills and experience

• Effective use of Progresso software.
• An in-depth knowledge and understanding in relation to specialist area of expertise, e.g. students with autism, SPLD, ADHD, SLCN.
• Knowledge of child development and personal development needs.
• Knowledge of the implications of common disabilities in children for teaching and learning at Academy and for the families of those students.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including tact for diplomacy, patience and flexibility.
• Basic physiotherapy skills.
• Basic knowledge of first aid.
• Able to work as part of a team and use own initiative.
• Efficient and effective organisation and prioritisation skills.
• Effective administration skills and previous experience working in a school environment.
• Effective IT skills and experience in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
• Able to work in a challenging environment and meet deadlines.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1551 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website Sirius Academy West website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Sirius Academy West

School location

296 Anlaby Park Road South, Hull, HU4 7JB