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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)
  • Learning support or cover supervisor
  • Pastoral, health and welfare
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time, part time, term time: Term Time Only – 31.75 hours per week - Less hours will be considered for the right candidate, please specify.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

NJC Salary Scale – Grade 4 – Scale Point 8 - 14

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Minster School is seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic Special Educational Needs Support Assistant (SENSA), to join our highly skilled team. The successful candidate will provide specialist support to individual students and groups of students by assisting with personal care and supporting learning under the supervision, direction and guidance of the SEN team.

Significant previous experience of working with children/young people and excellent numeracy and literacy skills will be most beneficial. If you are keen to make a difference to the progress and aspirations of our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

What the school offers its staff

THE MINSTER SCHOOL, SOUTHWELL

A Church of England Academy

Member of the Minster Trust for Education

NOR 1650, inc. 400 in the Sixth Form, Age Range 7-18

SENSA

NJC Salary Scale – Grade 4 – Scale Point 8 - 14

To commence September 2024

Hours: Term Time Only – 31.75 hours per week - Less hours will be considered for the right candidate, please specify.

Permanent

The Minster School is a highly regarded, oversubscribed school, serving the local community of Southwell and surrounding villages. As a Church of England Academy, we have a strong ethos which is based around our values of Wisdom, Optimism, Resilience, Kindness and Service through which we live and breathe our motto of Succeeding Together. The school currently has 1650 students on roll including 350 students in the sixth form and 40 students in the junior department. We are regularly amongst the top schools in Nottinghamshire for achievement and attainment.

Alongside serving our own students, we are the home of East Midlands East Maths Hub, a strategic partner of the Redhill Teaching Hub and a member of the Minster Learning Alliance. The Minster School is a member of the Minster Trust for Education (MITRE), a multi academy trust.

Further details about the role

Candidates should apply through the TES website and follow the guidance notes as provided. CV’s will not be accepted. For further information about how to apply for this role, please read our ‘Guidance notes for applicants’ document which will be posted on the TES website under the job listing.

For more information about the role, please contact our HR Assistant Lizz Caunt –l.caunt@minsterschool.org.uk

Closing date: May 31st 2024 12.00pm

Interviews: TBC

The Minster Trust for Education is committed to safeguarding children and the promotion of equal opportunities for staff and students. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and complete a KCSIE Declaration.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if we receive suitable applications for the role.

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.

Applying for the job

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About The Minster School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 7 to 18
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
1636 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 18

The Minster School is a founding member of the Minster Trust for Education, a multi-academy trust supporting the very best education in all its facets for children in Nottinghamshire

Arranging a visit to The Minster School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.caunt@minsterschool.org.uk.

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