Salary: CAN scale 19-23 (£23,244 FTE, £19,385 pro-rata per annum).
Working hours: 36 per week between 8.00am and 4.00pm. 190 days per year (188 term days plus 2 staff preparation days)
This is a non-teaching post which will give the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to work closely with young people supporting them in their school life. You will be expected to work effectively with both teaching and support staff at all levels as well as with parents/carers, students, Assistant Psychologists and external agencies. Therefore, it is essential to have a high degree of professionalism in your approach to work and tasks set as well as having the ability to be a good role model for students and colleagues.
As a SENCo Assistant you will be part of a team working under the direction of the SENCo, as well as the Senior Leadership Team link for SEN.
This role will require you to handle sensitive issues relating to students and keeping confidentiality, form good working relationships with students, parents/carers and colleagues. The SENCo assistant role requires good oral and written communication skills, organisational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure as well as being able to be adaptable and flexible in all working practices and knowing when to know your initiative.
See the job description/person specification (below) for further details.
Training in school systems and practices will be provided
Please note that applications MUST be submitted on a school application form (below). CVs will not be accepted.
Closing dates for applications Friday 2nd July at 12:00, with interviews to take place w.c. Monday 5th July
We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, should a suitable candidate apply.
Oaks Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Oaks Park High School is an equal opportunities employer.
Oaks Park High is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced checks carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service.