Specialist Support Worker (with responsibility for SaLT and OT needs)

Westfield School, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5BE

27 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023 or sooner

  • Closing date

    3 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 33.5 hours per week (Monday 08:30-16:30, Tuesday-Friday 08:30-15:30 plus 3.5 hours), 39 weeks (term time only plus INSET days)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Bucks Pay Range 4 £25,216 - £27,281 pro-rata (Actual Salary: £21,419 - £23,677)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking someone to join our strong staff team dedicated to supporting children whose needs can be challenging. We are looking for an applicant who is:

  • A team player
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Flexible in their approach and positive in outlook
  • Well organised, calm and unflappable

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

What the school offers its staff

We are a coeducational primary special school for children who learn within the National Curriculum expectations at a MLd needs relevant level, and who experience difficulties arising from communication and interaction. The vast majority of our pupils also have a diagnosis of ASd. The school’s expansion allows us to build on our success at the forefront of pioneering practice driven by evidence based development of innovative approaches to learning.

We can offer you:

  • A calm setting with superb space and facilities
  • A friendly and exciting place to work
  • Strong supportive management
  • Innovative approaches to teaching and learning
  • A positive, caring and forward thinking environment
  • A committed and welcoming team of staff and governors

Please see the attached School Information and visit www.westfieldschoolbucks.org for more information.

Further details about the role

If you would like to find out more about our school or book a place at an information session, please contact the school office by telephone 01628 533125 or email westfield@westfield.bucks.sch.uk.

An application pack is attached. You can also obtain one using the contact details above or by visiting our website www.westfieldschoolbucks.org.

Completed applications should be emailed to westfield@westfield.bucks.sch.uk. Only applications submitted on the current Buckinghamshire Council application form will be considered. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Information sessions: Tuesday 6th December 2022 at 13:15 and 16:00

Closing date: Tuesday 3rd January 2023 (applications will be considered on receipt)

Interview date: To be confirmed

Commitment to safeguarding

Westfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS, Prohibition Order, Childcare Disqualification, Qualification and Reference checks.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to westfield@westfield.bucks.sch.uk

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Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Westfield School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 11
School size
72 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01628 533125

Arranging a visit to Westfield School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email westfield@westfield.bucks.sch.uk.

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