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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,463.17 - £17,754.80 Annually (Actual) Grade 5

Pupil Support Assistant - Part Time or Full Time hours available job summary

Ashgate Croft is a large and complex area special school. We provide education and care for pupils with learning difficulties, including autism, profound and multiple learning difficulties and associated communication, behavioural and physical needs.

We are seeking to appoint a Pupil Support Assistant to provide support and guidance to other Teaching Assistants/Pupil Support Assistants as needed. You will be responsible for supporting pupils’ personal care needs by assisting them with toileting, changing, gastronomy feeding and eating programmes. You will be required to carry out prescribed therapy programmes under the guidance of therapists and teacher and to assist teachers with general classroom preparation. Please see job description for full details.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

This vacancy is for a position is permanent for 32.5 hours per week Monday - Friday

The job is being advertised as either FT (32.5 hours) or 2 x 20 hour part time positions (either 8:45am-12:45pm Monday to Friday or 11:45am-3:45pm Monday -Friday.) Please can you specify in your application whether you are applying for Full or Part time hours.

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)
medical
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 Ashgate Croft School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
152 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

School location

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