- Early years, KS1, KS2
Annual or full time equivalent salary
- £22,759 - £24,920
- £15,792 - £17,835 - 30 hours £11,844 - £13,376 - 22.5 hours
Special School Assistant - Full Time/Part Time job summary
Working with young people can be one of the most rewarding and satisfying jobs. It can be hard and resilience must be high, but building these relationships with young people, being their constant and believing in their value can significantly change their future - the rewards will certainly outweigh the challenges!
Springwell School is located on the edge of the city of Southampton and is a designated day special school for children aged from 4 - 11 years with complex learning difficulties including speech and language disorders, autism and challenging behaviours.
The school encourages a supportive and positive learning ethos that enables both staff and pupils to work and learn together to develop their full potential, providing the highest possible standards of education and support to children, families and staff.
The successful candidate will start in the Autumn term and will ideally have had previous experience of working with children within a school setting and knowledge of proven teaching strategies such as PECS. Excellent communications skills, enthusiasm, reliability, resilience, the ability to liaise with staff at all levels and be able to work effectively as part of a team are essential.
We are looking for an individual who:
- can support and motivate the children and encourage independent learning
- can contribute to monitoring and recording pupils’ progress
- can encourage and support good behaviour acting as a positive role model
- is able to deal with challenging behaviour and provide welfare support in accordance with school policies
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About Springwell School
- School type
- Special school, ages 4 to 11
- Education phase
- School size
- 258 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 11
Springwell is a designated day special school for pupils with complex learning difficulties aged from 4 – 11 years. Many pupils have associated disabilities including speech and language disorders, autism and challenging behaviour.
We are located on the edge of the city in Thornhill, Southampton with an additional 4 off site provisions located at mainstream schools across the city.
Arranging a visit to Springwell School
For any questions or an informal chat about this position, please contact the school via email, email@example.com, or call 02380 445981.