Activity Support Assistant, Kirklees

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Fairfield SchoolKirklees
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Start date: 4th November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £12,525 - £12,776
Contract term: Fixed Term

Ref Number:  ED 18984
Hours: 29h
Contract: Fixed Term

To commence 4th November 2019 on a fixed term basis up to 1st November 2020 to meet specific funding, though the contract may be extended subject to the future operational needs of the school.
Fairfield School is looking to appoint an Activity Support Assistant to support the learning and welfare of pupils/students with profound and severe needs.
You will be expected to provide all aspects of personal care to our students, whilst additionally supporting the learning needs with individual pupils and small groups.

Experience of working with children/young people in a school environment is essential, and experience of working with pupils who have profound and multiple learning difficulties would be an advantage.

A particular emphasis would be in supporting, under the direction of specialists, the medical and physical needs of our pupils.

Fairfield School has a proud commitment to a high standard of training and development of all its staff, and has a highly effective team ethos evidenced by our recent Ofsted inspection.
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Closing Date: 12pm Friday 4th October 2019
Interview date: Week Commencing Monday 14th October 2019
Start date: Monday 4th November 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

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