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Individual Needs Assistant

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: Until July 2024 in the first instance

Closing date: Friday 9 December 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Robertsbridge Community College, Knelle Road, Robertsbridge, East Sussex,TN32 5EA
Phone: 01580 880360
Email: admin@robertsbridge.org.uk
Website: http://www.robertsbridge.org.uk
 
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

INDIVIDUAL NEEDS ASSISTANT (INA)
32.5 hours per week (8.30 am – 3.30 pm daily), term-time only
Salary: Single Status Grade 3, Point 7 (£20,812 per annum, pro-rata)
Fixed term until July 2024, in the first instance
Required as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a hard-working, resilient, and caring person to join our school team to work as an Individual Needs Assistant for a young person who has an additional needs profile.  The role covers all aspects of their education and pastoral care, and regular communication with parents.  We would really like the successful candidate to become a supportive, advocate for the young person and support them to achieve their full potential.  The role of the INA is a very special one and can make the difference to a child who may not have previously been able to access their education fully. 

This position is for a fixed term contract in the first instance, with the potential to be extended.

The College is a thriving rural school, with a skilled and enthusiastic staff team. We are committed to ensuring that our students become well rounded citizens of the world, equipped with the knowledge, skills and qualifications they need for whatever they choose to do next in life.

Our intake is truly comprehensive, drawing from a large geographic area that includes both rural and urban environments. We cherish the diversity that this intake brings and are extremely proud of our College.

Visited by Ofsted in February 2017, the College maintained its ‘Good’ status, with the official report stating that “new teachers feel very well supported and all staff value the helpful opportunities for professional development in a culture of encouragement.

Further details from Hanna Stedman, HR Manager.

Closing date: 9.00 am on Friday 9 December 2022
Interviews will be held shortly after this date

East Sussex County Council is an authority committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the postholder will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Additional Information

 

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

 
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

 

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/231210/29214

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Robertsbridge

  • Salary
  • £20,812 per annum pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 09/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • Robertsbridge Community College

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education