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Inclusion support Assistant - start September 2021

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
26/04/2021
Advert End Date:
10/05/2021 12:00
Salary:
Band 5 £19,312 pro rata
Hours per week:
30
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
206569
Employment Location:
St Helens Primary School
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
10 May
Further Information

Would you be interested in supporting pupils with additional needs such as, social, emotional and mental health issues as part of our inclusive ethos? The Governing Body of St. Helen’s Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed candidate to work within school to support individuals or small groups with their additional needs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to, work alongside and be part of our wellbeing/inclusive team, which is led by our Deputy Headteacher (Mr Newing), and SENDCo.

Many of the individuals you will be working with have SEMH issues, which influence their behaviour so it is vital that you have a patient, supportive and proactive approach to ensure pupils are able to succeed. A part of your role you will be expected to deliver 1:1 tailored sessions for pupils linked to their SEMH needs and you will act as a positive role model to all pupils.

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate the following:
You will need to be:
Dedicated to making a difference to the lives of our pupils, specifically those pupils who display ‘challenging’ behaviours linked to SEMH
Able to communicate effectively and build positive relationships with pupils and colleagues
Resilient and have a positive approach and openness to trying new ideas at all times
Have the ability to work on a 1:1 basis or small group
Able to use own initiative and experience
Have the ability with support and guidance to plan activities for the targeted provision
Committed to working as part of a flexible, committed team
Dedicated in promoting the wellbeing of all individuals
Have knowledge of Safeguarding and Child Protection policies
Able to contribute to wider school effectiveness

In return, you will receive:
Excellent professional development as part of the School team and be given the opportunity to inspire and impact on others
A welcoming environment that is supported by committed, dedicated colleagues
A school which is reflective and strives for continual improvement
A supportive Governing Body who are committed to bringing around rapid improvement and ensuring the well-being of all our pupils

Application packs are available from the school office, or electronic copies can be requested using the email address: admin@sthelensschool.org.uk Applications should be returned to Mrs. Carole Bradley (Headteacher)

St. Helen’s Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. These posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and barring list children’s check.

Closing date: 10th May 2021 (Noon)
Shortlisting: 14th May 2021
Interviews: 21st May 2021

St. Helen’s Primary School, Durham Street, Hartlepool, TS24 0HG