2 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    2 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    24 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
15 Hours Per Week Wednesday – 10am – 3.30pm (includes half an hour lunch break), Thursday – 9am – 3.30am (includes half an hour lunch break), Friday – 9.30am – 1.30am
Contract type
Fixed term (Until July 2022)
Grade 5 point 7

Job summary

Wellbeing Assistant - 15 hours
Highcliffe Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and conscientious Wellbeing Assistant to work within the school.
• Are you a positive and enthusiastic educator?
• Do you have experience of working with children who require support with their emotional needs?
• Do you have experience of working with children on a 1:1, and small group, basis?
• Are you able to work as a member of a team?

In return we can offer:
• An excellent working environment.
• Talented and hard-working professional colleagues who are committed to children’s success across the curriculum.
• A supportive, friendly and caring team.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Wellbeing Assistant to a brand-new role at Highcliffe! You will support pupils across the school, both 1-1 and small groups. You will work in collaboration with our Wellbeing in Education Link Leader (WELL) and Forest School Practitioner to support vulnerable pupils with a range of needs including social and emotional, attachment difficulties and adverse childhood experiences. It would be beneficial if you have had experience of working in a primary setting. Pastoral / ELSA experience is desirable. You will work under the direction of the WELL as well as the senior leadership team which includes the Head of School, Assistant Head and Director of Inclusion. You will also form a strong partnership with our Family Liaison Officer.

The post is for 15 hours per week, fixed term until 13th July, with the view to being extended.

Actual hours:
Wednesday – 10am – 3.30pm (includes half an hour lunch break)
Thursday – 9am – 3.30am (includes half an hour lunch break)
Friday – 9.30am – 1.30am

Essential Requirements
• GCSE Maths and English
• Previous experience of working with vulnerable adults or children
• Experience of working in a school, or care setting.

Grade 5, point 7

Closing date
Friday 10th December 2021 – 12noon.

W/C 13th December 2021.

Please forward your completed application form to primaryhr@lionhearttrust.org.uk
Please note CV's WILL NOT be accepted.
For any queries about our vacancies please email office@highcliffeacademy.org.uk
Due to the volume of applications we receive we're unable to contact each applicant with a decision. If you don't hear from us within four weeks of the advertised closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Highcliffe Primary School is part of the Lionheart Academies Trust.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
We welcome applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

Applying for the job

Application Forms can be found on the Highcliffe Primary School website or on Eteach

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
414 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About Highcliffe Primary School and Community Centre

Welcome to Highcliffe Primary School. Highcliffe is a friendly, ambitious and visionary school that has the children and their families at the heart of everything we do.

We are proud to be part of the Lionheart Educational Trust and work very closely with our other trust primary schools; Riverside Primary, Hallam Fields Primary and Brocks Hill Primary. Together, we work tirelessly to ensure that our primary schools provide the highest quality education both academically and holistically.

School location

Greengate Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 3DL

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