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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31.08.2025

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £27,852 to £ 32,019

Pay scale

Grade 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

What will you need?
- GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English and Maths
- Excellent understanding and previous experience of working with children within a school setting is essential
- Ability to observe, monitor and analyse learning and learning outcomes
- Able to assist outreach teacher with the planning, development and delivery of suitable programmes for pupils
- Support the outreach teacher to set objectives and targets for pupils
- Can contribute to meetings in respect of pupils progress
- Able to liaise with outside agencies, teachers, parents and carers
- Strong sense of team work
- Understand the importance of confidentiality and safeguarding

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer you?
- Opportunities for CPD
- Free on-site parking at Springwell main base
- Support and training
- Excellent development opportunities to grow within a positive and supportive team
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
- Pension Scheme
- Uniform provided (optional)
- Access to staff benefits

Further details about the role

An opportunity has arisen to join Southampton Inclusion Partnership as an Outreach Special School Assistant on a 2-year fixed term contract.

This would be an exciting time to join the team based at Springwell school who are working across the city to support pupils with SEND.

There are a number of new workstreams happening this Autumn which means we are looking for the right candidate to join our experienced team and is a great opportunity to develop and enhance your skills within the SEND field.

In our 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.’

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Springwell School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 11
School size
271 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
02380 445981

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.

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