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Personal Welfare Support Assistant - St. Stephen’s Primary School

Employer
St Stephen's Primary School
Location
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Salary
£22,737 FTE (actual salary approximately £13,274)
Closing date
21 Feb 2024

St. Stephen’s Primary School
Church Lane, Fradley, Lichfield, Staffs. WS13 8NL
Tel: 01283 790268 Email: office@st-stephens.staffs.sch.uk
Personal Welfare Support Assistant Vacancy – Term Time Only (25 hours per week). Fixed term until 31st January 2025.
Grade 2 SCP3 - £22,737 (actual salary approximately £13,274)

Our welcoming and growing village school is looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active and committed Personal Welfare Support Assistant to join our team. The vacancy is to support a child in EYFS and is for 25 hours a week. The position is available whilst the child attends our school. Although this is expected to be for at least a year, it may be extended after this date subject to funding.

Please see the attached Job Profile sheet for more details on the role.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:
 A passion, dedication and commitment to education
 A pro-active attitude to working as part of, and within a team
 Be creative, motivated, innovative and able to think ‘outside of the box’
 Be independent, flexible, adaptable and reflective in their practice
 Have the knowledge, skills and understanding of a range of strategies that will ensure the progress of children with differing needs, including, but not limited to, autism, specific learning difficulties and trauma induced behaviours
 Have high expectations of what children can achieve
 Have the ability to liaise effectively with staff and contribute to assessment for learning
 Be able, and willing to work in a team and contribute to the wider life of the school in a caring professional manner
 An ability to lead and use their own initiative

We can offer you:
 An excellent working environment in a vibrant, friendly primary school
 A supportive team of colleagues committed to providing the best for our children, parents, staff and wider community
 Friendly children who are keen to learn and really enjoy coming to school
 Supportive governors and parents

Please state any expertise or experience of learning support strategies along with your personal strengths in your application.

Please include further information addressed to the head teacher (of no more than 1 x A4 side) to support your application explaining why you are ideally suited to work at St Stephen’s Primary School, i.e.: What can you bring to this vibrant and energetic school?

Please complete the application and return it to school via post or email. Send completed applications to the school address below.
St Stephen's Primary School, Church Lane, Fradley, Lichfield, Staffs. WS13 8NL or by email to office@st-stephens.staffs.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 21st February 2024.

Shortlisted candidates for full interview will be informed by telephone or e-mail. If you are shortlisted for the role, we may conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on the shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with children, and that we may want to explore with you at interview.

Interview Date: Tuesday 27th February 2024.

Please see our school website for our school values.

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