This job expired on 20 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 September 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part-time
32 Hours Per Week, Term Time +1
Contract type
Fixed term (May 2022 )
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,312 - £19,698
Actual salary
£14,241 - £14,525

Job summary

  • We are looking for individuals with a passion for supporting young people to be successful in their learning.

    Applications are encouraged from people who have:


    • Experience of and commitment to working in an educational setting.

    • An adaptive, consistent and kind approach to supporting pupils to achieve their best.

    • Good communication skills and the ability to build positive and professional relationships with pupils, parents/carers and multi agencies

    • Positive behaviour management skills and are prepared to support pupils individually, in groups and whole class settings.

    • A level of resilience and an exemplary attendance record.

    • A commitment to training- we care about your training and development and offer regular CPD to enhance your professional skills.

    • The attitude of really wanting to make a difference to the lives of our young people

    • A team player

      This is not a traditional teaching assistant role. This would suit candidates with experience of alternative education and/or youth work. This is an exciting opportunity to join our supportive, dedicated and hardworking team.


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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 5 to 16
    Education phase
    School size
    330 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    5 to 16
    Contact phone number
    01603 737764

    About Short Stay School for Norfolk

    The Short Stay School for Norfolk is a single countywide institution which meets the needs of a diverse cohort of vulnerable young people from 9 physical locations. Most of our young people have been permanently excluded from school and are preparing for an onward transition to a new school or specialist provision.

    The Douglas Bader School educates young people between the ages of 5-16 who have a wide range of complex social, emotional and mental health needs.

    Arranging a visit to Short Stay School for Norfolk

    Please contact Jill Guy on 01603 737764

    School location

    Douglas Bader School, Norwich, Norfolk, NR10 5JW

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