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Individual Needs Assistant

  • Organisation
  • High Hurstwood CE Primary School
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Uckfield
  • Salary
  • £22,366 - £22,737 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 19/04/2024
  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5 or with breakfast club hours as addition 5 hours per work giving total of 37.5
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/329897/39969
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/329897/39969
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Uckfield
  • Salary
  • £22,366 - £22,737 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 19/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • High Hurstwood CE Primary School
  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5 or with breakfast club hours as addition 5 hours per work giving total of 37.5
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week or with breakfast club hours as addition 5 hours per work giving total of 37.5
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 6.05 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 12 months

Closing date: Friday 19 April 2024

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
High Hurstwood CE Primary School
Chillies Lane, High Hurstwood, Nr Uckfield
TN22 4AD 
Phone: 01825 733231
Email: office@highhurstwood.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: https://www.highhurstwood.e-sussex.sch.uk
 
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

High Hurstwood CE Primary School is a popular school with an excellent reputation. We are a small and thriving rural school with just under 100 pupils, set in the village community of High Hurstwood.  Many parents from the surrounding villages, Crowborough and Uckfield send their children to us because of our high expectations and standards, combined with our welcoming family atmosphere, reflecting Christian values; where all members of the school community know one another by name.

There is an exciting opportunity for an Individual Needs Assistant to be appointed to work with children who have a range of needs but predominantly working with a specific child who has complex needs with an ASC profile and global delay. 

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:

  • A commitment to inclusion within a mainstream setting.
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to implement a range of strategies in order to keep the pupil motivated and safe.
  • The ability to follow a structured timetable and work towards specific targets with the children. 
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and can build relationships with pupils, staff and parents.
  • A calm, patient, resilient and flexible approach.
  • Previous experience of working with children.

In return, our school:

  • Is committed to supporting continuous professional development, appropriate to the employee's post and their own previous experience.
  • Has a fantastic team of staff that is recognised for its passionate, innovative and caring approach to teaching and learning.
  • Has very supportive parents and carers, who are ambitious for their children. 

 Please note the deadline for applications is  19th April 2024

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by email and/or telephone as soon as possible after shortlisting has been completed.

Interview date:  29th April 2024

For further information about the school and this position, please contact the school office. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. This post can include an extra one hour per day to assist with Breakfast Club each day.

Safeguarding
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. The Trust will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, shortlisted candidates will be required to demonstrate to the Trust, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

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.

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.

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.