- support and motivate the children and
encourage independent learning
- to contribute,
monitor and record pupils progress
- 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
What can we offer you?
- Competitive salary
with regular salary progression
- Opportunities for
- Free on-site
- Pension Scheme
- Support and
- Monday – Friday
- Excellent development opportunities
to grow within a positive and supportive team
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
will you need?
- previous experience of working
with children within a school setting is desirable
- proven teaching strategies such as PECS
- Excellent communication skills
- ability to liaise with staff at all levels
- have enthusiasm, reliability and resilience
- strong sense of team work
- Understand the importance of confidentiality and safeguarding
- Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent)
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 adesignated 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.
We are looking to recruit to a number
of Special School Assistant vacancies across all key stages who are committed,
motivational and have the enthusiasm to make a difference to our pupils’ lives.
recently published Ofsted inspection report (June 2023), we are exceptionally
proud to be maintaining our Outstanding rating for the 4th
consecutive time with Ofsted commenting, ‘Staff are proud
to work in the school. One said, ‘We’re a really strong team’. They feel that
leaders are thoughtful about workload and responsive to feedback.’
days are ever the same, sometimes they are challenging, but always positive!
Springwell School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre-employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.
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