We are looking for a caring, supportive adult to work alongside a child with additional needs. The right person should be able to show empathy and patience whilst being consistent in their approach. Whilst the role is supporting the child, there will also be opportunity to support other children in the class. The role would be ideal for someone who wants a career in teaching/education and who wants to gain experience in working in a school beforehand.
We have a wonderful staff team here at Thorpe Lea who support one another and it truly is a great team to be involved in. A variety of strategies and training will be given to the person in role to ensure that both the child, and the staff member are fully supported.
Working hours are 8.30am - 3.30pm - 31.25 hrs per week.
Salary is Surrey Pay Range PS3.
Actual pro-rata salary range is £12,682 - £13,599 p.a.
(Full Time Salary Range is £17,316-£18,242 p.a.)
We actively encourage visits to our school to see just how special our children are and to meet our team.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and suitable applicants invited to interview. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once a suitable candidate has been found.
Thorpe Lea Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff and volunteers, as well as those who work on the premises, to share this commitment.
As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to various checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.