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Lead Special Support Assistant

Scale 3/4, SP14-21. £16,692 - £18,709 per annum including London Weighting Allowance; (FTE £20,007- £22,425 per annum)
The Link Secondary, Croydon
36 hours per week, Term Time Only
Closing Date: 11/07/2018

Job Details

In addition to the role of Support Assistant, the post holder will lead and manage tutor time programmes to ensure a smooth, productive and effective start for all students each day.  They will also be responsible for supporting aspects of teaching and learning in school with appropriate intervention work.

Lead SSA – Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be self-motivated,  with a genuine desire and commitment to help children and young people to  fulfil their potential.

Further Information

The Link Secondary School caters for pupils with speech, language and communication difficulties, many of whom are on the autistic spectrum. Abilities are wide ranging, varying from pupils who meet cognitive milestones to pupils with complex needs.

Improving opportunities and outcomes for our pupils and students is at the heart of all that we do. For children and young people, especially those with special educational needs or who experience other barriers to learning, our world can present many challenges. All young people deserve to leave education confident that they have developed the skills they need to achieve their ambitions, with meaningful education, work and life experiences to draw on. This is the confidence that we aim to deliver.

Further details and how to apply

Please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk. Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 12.00 noon on Friday 13th July 2018

Interviews to be held: Tuesday 17th July 2018

OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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