Care Assistant

Harlow, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Wish to appoint for the following vacancy

1:1 SEND Care Assistant

Based at Little Parndon Primary Academy, Harlow
Permanent, Part time - 17.5 hours per week (8.45am to 12.30pm - 15 minute unpaid break)

38 weeks per year, term time only

Band 2, Point 3 - 5 (£7,300.96 - £7,586.37 inc fringe allowance pro rata per annum)

Start Date: asap

Are you ready to truly support learning? Then you're ready for us!

BMAT is a growing Multi-Academy Trust supporting Primary and Secondary schools across Essex and East London.We exist so that the schools in our network can be freed to truly succeed and confident children freed to realise their true potential.BMAT was the top performing trust nationally for Primary outcomes in 2016/17.

We have an exceptional record of staff progression across the Trust and believe in growing our staff to reach their full potential!

If you're interested in joining a team of highly motivated, exceptionally talented staff within our Trust, then we'd love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

This list is not exhaustive, but includes:

Supporting the Student
  • To assist the student with accessing their personalised curriculum.
  • To establish a supportive relationship with the student(s) concerned.
  • To encourage acceptance and integration of the student(s) with special needs.
  • To develop methods of promoting / reinforcing student's self-esteem and independence.
  • To attend to student's personal needs, including help with social, welfare and health matters, including first aid.
  • To work under direction with individual students on planned programmes of social, emotional and behavioural development.
  • To participate in the general supervision of student(s), ensuring that they adhere to acceptable standards of behaviour and personal hygiene.
  • To respond to the material, physical and emotional needs of student(s).
  • Some supervisory duties during lunchtime and break time(s).
  • Regular Co-Educator duties to be assumed in hours not with statemented student(s).

Supporting the Academy
  • To liaise, advise and consult with other members of the team supporting the student(s) when asked to do so.
  • To attend relevant in-service training.
  • To fully implement all Academy procedures and policies.
  • To attend, as required, meetings about individual students and/or matters affecting the general running of the school.
  • To participate in staff training days and external courses as may be required by the needs of the post and as identified by the Head of School.

Students Views
  • To understand and respect students' views so they can be supported effectively.

General responsibilities common to all members of staff

All staff are responsible for the safeguarding and wellbeing of pupils and must follow BMAT guidance and policies.

Burnt Mill Academy Trust Directors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post-holder.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 3rd October 2019 - 12 noon

Please send all completed Application Forms to the BMAT HR Team via the apply button.

BMAT is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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