Inclusion Assistant (The Bridge Centre)

The Bridge Centre, Short Stay School, Wissage Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6SW
Grade 5 (£18,319-£19,819) pro rata
25 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time


Required September 2019

Permanent – Term Time – 32.5 hrs

Grade 5 SCP16-20 (£19,171-£20,344 pro rata) (actual salary £14,558-£15,758)

 (Based at ‘Little Bridge’ School Rd, Rugeley WS15 2PD)

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Inclusion Assistant with behaviour management experience to join us at our established Primary Short Stay School. You will have experience in managing challenging behaviour and supporting both learners and families.

From September 2019, we will be moving our primary provision into a new and bigger building based in Rugeley, Staffordshire. Little Bridge provides an education for students in the Lichfield, Rugeley, Burntwood and Cannock primary schools who are either permanently excluded from school, in danger of losing their mainstream place or experiencing emotional, mental health problems.

As part of our expansion plans we are increasing the number of places we are offering. Students follow a holistic curriculum and focus on learning the skills needed to be successful in a classroom environment. English and Maths are taught daily as well as History, PE, Cooking and other vocational subjects.

The Bridge Centre continues to be ‘Good’ after a short Ofsted inspection in December 2018. The staff team are very supportive of each other and we are working actively with staff at other similar provisions in Staffordshire to ensure that the most vulnerable young people in our society get the very best education.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is resilient and forward thinking to join the School at a key point in our journey. Experience in alternative provision primary education is desirable, but more importantly, is the willingness to be flexible and work as part of a team. 

For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Burton, Headteacher, on 01543 255872.

Closing date Friday 5th July, 2019

Interviews will be held w/b 8th July, 2019

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.




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