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Child Care Officer/ Learning Support Assistant ( 3 posts )

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
11/08/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/08/2020 23:59
Salary:
£21,166 - £23,836
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
199394
Employment Location:
Elemore Hall School
Closing date:
23 Aug
Further Information

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT/CHILD CARE OFFICER (3 posts) Required for 1st September 2020 or as soon as possible afterwards
Temporary – initially until 31/8/2021, however this may be reviewed to meet the ongoing needs of the school.
Salary Grade 6 £21166 - £23836

Due to additional temporary funding being made available by the local authority and one of our staff moving to a senior post elsewhere we have a vacancy for three Child Care Officer/Learning Support Assistants to start as soon as possible in the Autumn Term.
Elemore Hall School is a LA maintained, residential and day special school for 86 secondary aged pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. Many of our pupils have additional general or specific learning difficulties.
The role of the successful applicants will combine the following main elements:
1. Most of the time spent working during the daytime in lessons, supporting pupils in their learning and development (academic and social);
2. Work on one evening per week, providing social activities for children who stay beyond the school day.
3. Personal Tutor to a small number of pupils, this role involves attending meetings and making regular contact with parents/carers.
Applicants must have a good basic education (minimum 4 GCSEs grade A-C including Mathematics and English – or equivalent) and a genuine interest in working in an education setting. Applicants should also possess a range of leisure skills/hobbies/interests that can be used in working with pupils. The posts would be ideal for graduates or others who are thinking about a long term career in education.
We would usually encourage potential candidates to visit the school before applying so that they can have a look around and get a feel for the place however that is not possible at the moment so we would urge you to have a good look at our website www.elemorehallschool.com .
All applications must be made on the standard application form, this, along with further details is obtainable from the vacancies section of the school website:- www.elemorehallschool.com .
Applicants should also include a letter of application outlining why they would like to work at Elemore Hall School and what they would bring to the post. Following Safer Recruitment guidelines, only candidates who achieve enhanced DBS clearance, pass a health check and have at least two supportive references (including most recent employer) will be eligible for employment.
Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
This post is not open to job share.
The completed application form and supporting letter should be emailed to the Headteacher at:- r.royle100@elemorehallschool.com
Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 23rd August 2020
Interview date: 27th or 28th August.

Elemore Hall School
Pittington
Durham
DH6 1QD

Tel: 01913720275
Email: r.royle100@elemorehallschool.com
Website: www.elemorehallschool.com

Please note
This job is closed for applications.