Summerfields Primary School, Newport

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Special Needs Assistant Ref: 50063778

Summerfields Primary School, Newport

Grade 5, £8,195.61 to £8,359.48 (actual salary)

Vacancy Reference: 50063778

Closing Date: 24/02/2020

Hours: 18 hours per week (Term Time Only 44.8 weeks per year)

Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31 August 2021

Would you like to come and join our friendly and hardworking team?  We are seeking to appoint an experienced Special Needs Assistant to work in lower KS2.  This is a fixed term post linked to a pupil with an EHCP for the time the pupil is at our school or as needs change.  We are looking for someone who is educated to GCSE level C or above or equivalent, have recent experience of working in school with children who have additional needs, can work collaboratively as part of a team and can also use own initiative. You must also have experience of working with children with speech, language and communication needs including ASC or Attachment.   

For further information or an informal discussion please contact the School Office on the following number, 01983 525085.  Please visit the school website: to download an application pack.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council's Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date : 12 Noon, 24 February 2020

Interview date: 2nd March 2020