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Pastoral and Learning Support Assistant – Grafham Grange School

Scale R3 £17,912.49 - £19,387.15 per annum (FTE £21,828 - £23,625)
Grafham Grange, Grafham, Bramley, Guildford GU5 0LH
34.5 hours per week, Term Time only, 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am – 3.30pm Friday with 30 minute unpaid break.
End Date: 13/08/2021

Job Description:

Temporary contract – please contact the Principal to discuss.

Do you have the skills to communicate and support young people with challenging behaviour?

Your interaction with these students could make a difference to their chances in education and life? Do you have the desire to make this happen?

We are looking to recruit Pastoral and Learning Support workers to support students both within and outside the classroom either within a teaching group or on a 1:1 basis.

1to1 PALS Assistant JD

Person Specification

It is highly desirable, but not essential, that you have experience of working with students with SEMH and associated complex learning difficulties, which includes challenging behaviour.

Further Information

The School

Grafham Grange School is an academy for students with social, emotional and mental health challenges, located in the Surrey Countryside, 20 minutes from Guildford. We provide an all-round education for children aged 10-16.

The Vision

The vision of Grafham Grange School and as such, the intent of the curriculum, is to be able to provide every child with access to an accredited education at a level appropriate to them, further tailored to meet their needs with opportunities for vocational learning. This combined with support to help them to learn strategies to deal with the anxiety and challenges they face, which impact on their self-belief, will enable them to succeed in education and beyond.

The school is extremely well supported in its continual drive for excellence through its Governing Body and OHCAT. The school is committed to CPD across its staff teams.

Applicants must have their own transport due to the rural location of the school.

Application Guidance

Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact the Principal Janet Tremble via e-mail j.tremble@grafham-grange.co.uk to arrange an informal discussion around the role and contract type prior to submitting an application.

Queries should be sent to schooloffice@grafham-grange.co.uk

To apply, please click here. You will be redirected to the TES website.

Please note that CV applications will not be accepted.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: 9am Friday 13th August 2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed with candidates

We reserve the right to appoint outstanding candidates prior to the closing date.

Appointments made are subject to a probationary period and an enhanced DBS check.

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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