15 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    6 March 2023

  • Latest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

NJE Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ash Lea School governors are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to delivering a high standard of classroom support as part of a caring and child focused class team.

The successful candidate will have achieved or be working towards an NVQ level 3 or equivalent, with an educational focus. Knowledge of how children learn, early learning strategies, child protection, child development and the SEN code of practice is desirable. Experience of working within a special educational setting as well as training in First Aid, CRB and Moving and Handling would be advantageous. The ability to work under pressure, while meeting the ever-changing needs of the school environment, is essential. You will need to be proactive and work on your own initiative whilst being part of a wider team.

What the school offers its staff

  • Support in completing NVQ Level 3 in Teaching and Learning
  • Safe and supportive working environment

Commitment to safeguarding

This authority and the school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an ENHANCED criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applying for the job

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About Ash Lea School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 18
School size
99 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18
Phone number

Special school for children with moderate to severe and complex learning difficulties

Arranging a visit to Ash Lea School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sadie.fletcher@ashlea.notts.sch.uk.

School location

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