Student Support Assistant - Personal and Physical

Old Buckenham High School, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1RL

17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Immediate

  • Closing date

    16 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Dependent on the Student

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a Student Support Assistant to start at Old Buckenham High School. Applicants will help prepare a specific pupil to get them ready for learning and provide general support to the rest of the class when in lessons. The successful candidate will be expected to support the physical/general welfare and personal care needs for a specific student. Applicants will need a good basic education, good communication skills and an interest in working with young people.

What the school offers its staff

Old Buckenham High School is a small/medium-sized high school set in the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside. We currently have around 560 students aged between 11 and 16 years and are committed to ensuring that we provide all our students with an inspiring and challenging learning experience based around excellent teaching, high quality pastoral care, guidance and support. Our school is firmly built upon a strong and positive community ethos of mutual respect and high standards for all. The school will use the curriculum, pastoral support programme, wider life of the school and local and wider community to comprehensively and positively promote the key fundamental British values. It is our intent to have high success rates in terms of academic achievement, we are efficient in delivery and cost effective providing diverse and rich experiences that develop students academically, socially and culturally to ensure they are fit for the 21st Century, responding to the local, regional, national and global challenges. Our strong leadership team and continuous improvement approach was recognised by Ofsted in our last inspection where we were rated as ‘Good’ in all aspects.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Old Buckenham High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
500 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
hr@setrust.co.uk
Phone number
01953 609012

School location

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