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Student Support Practitioner, The Meadows School

The Meadows School (Sandwell) (SIPS)
The Meadows School, Dudley Road East, Oldbury, B69 3BU
Grade C, SCP 5-8 (£23,500 - £24,702 p.a.) Actual Salary £8,501 - £9,051 p.a
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

Job Details

We are seeking a hard-working, caring individual who wants to be part of a successful team.  This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, fast-moving school.

The successful applicant will be part of a friendly and committed team who enjoy working with SEND students. The duties include supervision of children at meal times, in the playground and support with personal care.

The successful applicant will:

  • Understand the confidential nature of this supporting role
  • Fully support the ethos and aims of our school
  • Be able to take direction, whilst working as part of a team
  • Be flexible, proactive and organised
  • Have a patient, caring and committed attitude
  • Support our students with all aspects of their personal care, including toileting and changing, as well as ensuring our students are fed in line with their individual needs ​​

We can offer you:

  • A happy and supportive team environment
  • A school that prides itself on providing professional development opportunities
  • A wide range of fantastic resource

Application forms are available below and should be returned to SIPS Education Ltd, 2nd Floor Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 8GS or emailed to If you require more information about how to apply for the post, please call 0121 296 3000. 

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email. 

If you provided an email address, correspondence will be sent via e-mail. 

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox incase any correspondence has been delivered there. 

Online Search 

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.  This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview. 

The Meadows School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff / volunteers to share this commitment. 

All applicants will be subject to a rigorous, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and all references obtained will be checked for authenticity and accuracy. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a Children's Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role 

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community. 

All references obtained will be checked upon for authenticity and accuracy. 

You can visit our website: 

Hours: 15 hrs

Salary - Grade C, SCP 5-8 (£23,500 - £24,702 p.a.) Actual Salary £8,501 - £9,051 p.a    

Location:  The Meadows School, Dudley Road East, Oldbury, B69 3BU 

Closing Date: 14th July 2024

Informal visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. They can be arranged by contacting Aleatheia Benjamin on 0121 569 7080.


The Meadows School is an extended Sixth Form Day School. We provide education for students from the ages of 9 to 19 across the local authority. We cater for 215 students who have severe and complex special educational needs; many also have additional physical, medical and communication difficulties, including autism.

Below are some extracts from our latest Ofsted Report July 2023:

”Students make outstanding progress in communicating their needs and expressing choices independently.”

“Parents are thrilled with the ways in which the school supports them with their children’s development at home.”

Company info
0121 569 7080
Dudley Road East
West Midlands
B69 3BU

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