Senior Special Education Needs Practitoner (Kemball Special School)

Beaconsfield Drive, Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 3JD
£24,964 - £27,668 pro rata
04 Jul 2018
07 Sep 2018
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Part time temporary
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Term time

Senior Special Education Needs Practitoner (Kemball School)

Temporary 1 year contract

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic Senior Special Education Needs Practitioner.

The successful candidate will have NNEB or NVQ level 3 in child care or equivalent, and have achieved (or be working to) HLTA level standards. Demonstrable experience of special educational needs is also required.

The successful candidate will work with teachers as part of a professional team, to organise and support teaching and learning activities for SEN pupils, including classes.  The primary focus is to work with groups delivering specified work under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.  The post holder will provide specialist learning support, plan, organise and undertake other related duties to fully support and underpin learning, personal and social development.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to deliver a lesson following the teacher’s planning on Thursday 13 September 2018 (approx. 45 minutes).

Kemball School is a day special school for pupils aged between 3 and 16 years of age with cognitive and learning difficulties (pmld, sld & mld including complex medical/physical needs).  The school has a happy atmosphere and is welcoming and friendly.  The current number on roll is 192, but our state of the art, purpose built school has the capacity for us to expand for more pupils over time. 

The school is committed to equality of opportunity.

Visits are advisable so that candidates are aware of the complexity of the pupils needs.  Visits are available on Wednesday 5 September at 1.00 p.m. and Thursday 6 September at 10.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 19 September 2018

Further information and application pack are available by contacting the school office on 01782 883120 or email  The school will be closed for the summer from 23 July to 31 August 2018, however information packs will be sent out to all email requests during this period.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and Disqualification by Association check.

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