Welfare Assistant, Plaistow, London

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Lister Community SchoolPlaistow, London
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3
Contract term: Permanent

Lister Community School is a large, 11-16 comprehensive school.  We are a mixed school that was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2013 and has just celebrated its 7th consecutive year of record breaking exam results.

We are determined to build on our most recent Ofsted judgement and continue our journey to becoming ‘Outstanding’ in the next two years.  Our motto is “always aiming for excellence’. An exceptional school: Our vision is a world class education for young people in Newham.

Lister is embarking on an exciting stage of developing its support services for the school and we are seeking dynamic, professional and high quality individuals to join us in our aim for excellence in all areas.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and enhanced DBS checks.  

We would ideally like to fill this post as soon as possible – subject to completion of recruitment checks.

Welfare Assistant

30 hours per week, term time only

Start and finish times: tbc

Scale 3 - £13,412 (actual pro rata’d salary per annum)

We are seeking to appoint a confident and committed Welfare Assistant with experience of working with children with a range of Special Educational Needs (SEN). Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience working in an education setting. This is a challenging role and would suit someone who is dynamic, energetic, efficient and organised.

The successful applicant must have some training in manual handling (hoist lifting), epilepsy and catheter.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Welfare Assistant then an application form can be downloaded directly from our school’s website at: http://www.lister.newham.sch.uk/vacancies/ or by contacting Jackie Young (HR Manager) on 020 8471 3311.  

Completed applications must be returned to the school at the above address, or by email to: jobs@lister.newham.sch.uk

Applications are required by:  3.00pm on Wednesday, 25th October 2017.

Interviews:  During the week commencing 30th October 2017

 We will acknowledge receipt of all application forms. If you do not receive acknowledgement, please do not assume that your application has been received. Due to high volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who have been selected to progress to the next stage of the process.

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