Support Assistant – Year 2

St John’s C E Primary School (a part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust) is seeking to appoint a Support Assistant (named child contract linked to a specific pupil)

Hours of work: 32.5 hours (08:50 to 15:20 Monday to Friday, term-time only.)
Payscale: £18,795 – £19,171 (pro rata of hours worked)
Required from: As soon as possible

Are you
* able to raise children’s aspirations and expect the highest standards from all?
* passionate about inclusion?
* experienced in helping children move forward in ‘small steps’?
* keen to join a happy school with a committed and hardworking staff team?
* calm and patient?
* able to work effectively with parents, staff and other adults?

We are looking to appoint a Support Assistant to support a pupil in Year 2 who has specific SEN requirements including significant difficulties with speech, language and communication. They will need to be enthusiastic, caring and well organised with good communication skills. Experience of working with children with SEND would be essential.

We can offer:
* a friendly, supportive, team approach
* a commitment to professional development
* appropriate training to cover the child’s needs

The minimum educational requirement is GCSE Grades A – C or equivalent in Maths and English. The minimum desirable educational requirement is A Levels (A – C Grades) or equivalent.

Application forms are available from the school by emailing or can be downloaded from the school website Visits to the school are encouraged and welcomed; to arrange a visit please contact the school on 01480 375026.

Closing date – 12 noon Wednesday 20th November 2019;
Provisional interview date – Wednesday 27th November 2019

We would like to advise if you have not heard from us by Friday 22nd November 2019 then on this occasion you have not been successful in securing an interview and that due to the large volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to every applicant. We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us, and if you do not receive an interview this time please do not let this stop you applying for further posts advertised across DEMAT in the future.

The Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT) is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check.

School website:
Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Wednesday 20 November 2019
School name
St John's C of E (C) Primary School
Mrs K Lund
DfE school no.
Sallowbush Road Huntingdon Cambs
PE29 7LA
01480 375026
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