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  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 32.5 hours per week (term time only plus 4 weeks) Fixed working hours: Mon – Weds 8.45am – 4pm, Thurs – Fri 8.45 – 3.15pm

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale: SO2 £37,443 (Actual Salary: £35,827)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Specialist Teaching Assistant - Complex Medical Needs & Medical Administrator

Scale: 6 (TBC) - currently under review

32.5 hours per week (term time only)

Fixed working hours: Mon – Weds 8.45am – 4pm, Thurs – Fri 8.45 – 3.15pm

Required: ASAP

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 24th November 2023

Interviews: W/C Monday 27th November 2023

Trinity School is an all age (3 to 19) modern, vibrant Special School catering for the needs of students who have a wide range of learning difficulties including; moderate, severe, profound and complex. A number of our pupils also have an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC).

What the school offers its staff

The School is looking to recruit a Specialist Teaching Assistant - Complex Medical Needs & Medical Administrator to start as promptly as possible. Applicants could be appointed to work in the Primary, Secondary or Sixth Form Phases of our School. The role is open to current Scale 6 Medical Teaching Assistants.

We are seeking a dedicated Specialist Classroom Assistant with expertise in supporting pupils with complex medical needs. The successful candidate will work closely with teaching and senior staff to implement care/support programs, ensuring access to learning and upholding the dignity of each student.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Undertake specialist enhanced healthcare procedures for pupils with complex medical needs.
  • Lead colleagues through medical crises and provide life-saving duties when necessary.
  • Manage the administration of medical data, records, and care plans.
  • Support logistics of whole school medical training.
  • Tracheostomies, suctioning procedures, nasal gastric tube feeding, oxygen support, and more.
  • Attend and support cross-class working in emergencies
  • To maintain and update administrative documents related to pupil medical needs.
  • Support care plan renewal and logistics of whole school medical training.
  • To work with the deputy head, the nursing team and various professionals in delivery of the above.


  • Excellent interpersonal and administrative skills, organisation and problem solving
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
  • Ensure services are delivered in accordance with good equalities and diversity practice.

This role offers a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students with complex medical needs. Apply now to join our dedicated team at Trinity School.

If the answer to all the questions above is YES, then we want to hear from you.

Further details about the role

All applications should be made on the Trinity School application form available from the school website on https://www.trinityschooldagenham.org.uk/Vacancies-1/ CVs will not be accepted and should not be submitted. No CV’s will be accepted from agencies.

Completed applications, Declaration Disclosure Form and Disqualification from Caring for Children Form must be sent to hr@trinity.bardaglea.org.uk

For further details please contact Human Resources via email hr@trinity.bardaglea.org.uk or call 020 3435 5959

Only the applicants that are shortlisted will be notified of the interviews

Trinity School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All shortlisted candidates will undergo online searches and their referees contacted prior to the interview.

An enhanced criminal record check via the DBS will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check will be undertaken on all applicants.

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About Trinity School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
302 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Trinity is a very large special school in Barking and Dagenham and we serve the special educational needs of over 290 disabled children and young people. We are an all-through School for pupils aged 3 to 19.

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