Walton Oak wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and creative individual who can bring high quality support to children in the school. They will join a hard working and dedicated team of teachers and support staff, who are committed to improving outcomes for children in their care. We are looking for somebody who can be flexible and support learning in a creative way.
The working hours will be 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only (plus one week as training hours).
Our ideal candidate will:
- Positively promote inclusion and enjoy taking the lead when working with children and inspire them to achieve high standards and realise their potential;
- Have a calm and caring approach with children, providing diligence and confidence necessary to support our children;
- Have experience of working with children in a primary school setting;
- Be a team player who can work successfully in collaboration with all stakeholders and contribute towards the schools ethos and its whole school improvement activities;
Walton Oak is part of the Lumen Learning Trust, a successful local multi-academy trust and benefits greatly from collaborative working across schools. Professional development is central to our ethos and the successful candidate will gain a wide range of learning opportunities.
A detailed job description and personal specification is attached.
Relevant Dates: Closing date for applications Wednesday 31st January 2023 - 09:00am.
Interviews: Wednesday 8th February 2023.
Start date: As soon as possible
We reserve the right to appoint a successful applicant before the closing date. Previous applicants need not apply.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. If you are appointed you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. You are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands or final warnings which are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out*), as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended). You are also required to disclose any pending criminal proceedings against you or current police investigations, including those relating to other employment or matters outside work. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from taking up appointment; it will depend on the nature of the offence(s) and their relevance to the post you are applying for. However, should you not declare any of the above and this is subsequently revealed, for example through the DBS check, then this may place your employment in jeopardy. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence and with due regard to the ROA and data protection legislation.
Lumen Learning Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To achieve this, we will ensure continuous improvement and development of robust Safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of Safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references, it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Please note that under safer recruitment practices Lumen Learning Trust cannot accept CVs or letters in place of completed application forms.
We welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.