Teaching Assistant - Medication/Enteral Feeds (Horton Lodge Special School)

Horton Lodge Special School, Leek, Staffordshire
POINTS 3 - 4 £18,562 - £18,933 FTE (To Pro-Rata & Term Time Only )
09 Jun 2021
28 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

30 hours per week term time only - temporary to cover a maternity leave

Horton Lodge School is looking to appoint a qualified, inspiring Teaching Assistant with a specific role in assisting with pupil’s personal care needs, medication and enteral feeds (maternity cover).

Horton Lodge School is a Local Authority Special School for children aged 2-11years with physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties. Our students have a range of complex learning needs including cognitive, physical, sensory, emotional and health related disabilities. The primary role of the post will involve working across the school to ensure that all pupils’ medication and enteral feeds are administered appropriately.

The successful candidates will ideally have experience with administering medication and feeds. They will also truly hold the pupils’ well-being at the centre of all they do, have good interpersonal skills, high standards and expectations and an understanding of the difficulties faced by young people with disabilities.

We can offer the opportunity to work in a successful multi-disciplinary team, a commitment to continued professional development, enthusiastic and inspirational pupils.

The post is 30 hours a week (daily work hours 9am – 3:30pm), temporary, term time only, maternity cover.

The successful candidate will undertake duties detailed in Teaching Assistant Job Profile AA6958 at Grade 3 term time only (SCP 3 – 4, £18,562 - £18,933 FTE).

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Sarah Latham to discuss their application in lieu of visiting the school due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please arrange this by emailing slatham@hortonlodge.staffs.sch.uk.

Application packs are available online at WM Jobs or from the school. Further details of the post can be requested by email to office@hortonlodge.staffs.sch.uk or by calling the school office on 01538 306214. Your application should consist of an Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form and an accompanying letter (no more than an A4 page) detailing your skills, knowledge, suitability and experience in relation to the job description and person specification.

Closing Date: Monday 28th June 2021, 9am

Shortlisting: Monday 28th June 2021

Interview: Week commencing 5th July 2021

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