Special Needs Support Worker

Location
Pens Meadow School, DY8 5ST
Salary
£3,897.75 - £4,127.93 per annum
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Sep 2017
Job Ref
DudED00004386
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

We are an expanding school for children with complex learning difficulties. A significant number of pupils are also on the autistic spectrum. 

We operate on a dual site; 65 places 3 -16 years at our Ridge Hill Site at Wordsley, and 40 places 16-19 years at our Post-16 Site at Pensnett.

We pride ourselves on our welcoming ethos through which we support pupils and their families. We offer a personalised approach, challenging all pupils to achieve their potential.

Our success is demonstrated by the results of our LIVING, GROWING, LEARNING vision:

LIVING:
Our encouragement will stimulate full engagement in school life

We will ensure that partnerships with all stakeholders help us to achieve our goals.

GROWING:
We will develop confident and valued members of our community

Our pastoral care, guidance and support will be recognised as outstanding.

LEARNING:
We will deliver a personalised curriculum for all our learners within a total communication environment.

All our pupils and staff will have high expectations for themselves and others.

For more information visit our website: www.pens-meadow.dudley.sch.uk

Special Needs Support Worker

Hours: 2 hours per day - 10 hours per week – Term Time only (39 weeks per year)

Location: Pens Meadow School at Ridge Hill, Wordsley and/or Tiled House Lane, Pensnett

We are looking for suitably experienced and motivated Special Needs Support Workers to join our highly successful and dedicated school team.

Please ensure you read the Job Description carefully before applying for this position.

If you think you have what it takes to support our staff and young people during the busy lunchtimes at our school and are very much a team player we would welcome your application. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS.

Closing Date for applications:  Monday 4th September 2017

Interviews will take place on:   Thursday 21st September 2017

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

For further information call Alison Austin on 01384 81 8945 (After 14th August 2017)

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk.

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Job Description
Person Specification