Classroom Support Assistant (CALS-SEN) - Hednesford Valley High School

Stanley Road, Cannock, Staffordshire. WS12 4JS
Grade 5, actual starting salary £17029 per annum
22 Oct 2021
09 Nov 2021
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Classroom Support Assistant (Curriculum Area Learning Supervisor) – To start as soon as possible. 

Actual Starting Salary: £17,029

Hours of work: 37 hours – Mon, Tues & Thurs: 8.30-4.30 pm, Wed: 8.30-5.00 pm, Fri: 8.30-3.30pm

We require a Classroom Support Assistant (Curriculum Area Learning Supervisor) to join the team at Hednesford Valley High.

To work with students with SEN in a classroom.  This could involve working 1:1 with a challenging student and with small groups in the ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) Unit.  You will be required to monitor the progress of individual students and carry out intervention work to support learning and social skills.  You will be required to prepare resources or support in after-school clubs.

We require a flexible and creative individual who:-

  • Has very good numeracy/literacy skills equivalent to GCSE C and above.
  • Experience of working in a school.
  • Has NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or recognised equivalent qualification.
  • Has excellent communication skills with students, parents/carers and professionals.
  • Can use ICT to support and enhance teaching and learning.
  • Can act as Cover Supervisor during the absence of teaching staff.
  • This person will occasionally be involved in supporting students with their personal care if required.
  • Has a passionate commitment to raising the attainment of all students in a special school.
  • A team player who is able to work collaboratively with others.
  • This role can change to work across the school/sites with other student groups if required.


We offer you: -

* A strong motivated team

* Excellent training opportunities and a mentor to support you.

Hednesford Valley High is a good generic secondary special school with a split site provision.  Students in Year 7-11 are based at the Hednesford Valley High, Stanley Road Site, and students in Years 12-14 are based in E block at Cannock Chase High.  The school caters for a wide range of students, many with more than one area of SEN.  All staff are totally committed to providing excellent teaching and learning to empower students to become independent citizens of the world.

To apply for this position please download the application form below and email back to  Please read the application which is available to download on school website:  If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Louise Fox on 01543 423714.

Deadline for applications:         10:00 am on 9th November 2021

Interview:                                   Tuesday 16th November 2021

Candidates who are shortlisted will be informed by telephone or email if possible.

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