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Special Support Assistants (Permanent and Fixed Term Positions)

FTE: £19,755 - £20,472 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance, Actual Salary: £16,482 - £17,080
The Link Primary School
Full Time, 36 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only
Closing Date: 02/07/2018

Job Details

Under supervision of the teacher you will actively develop and nurture the play skills of young children, and to pro-actively identify and plan the next steps for development.

Special Support Assistant Job Description and Job Specification The Link Primary

Person Specification

You will need experience and a willingness to manage children with ASD (both verbal and lower functioning) and SLCN. You should also be experienced in developing and nurturing the play skills of young children, as well as identifying the next steps. A genuine commitment to the education and development of young people with SEN is paramount.

Further Information

The Link 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. A belief in person centred teaching is a priority.

Further details and how to apply

To apply for this role please send us your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

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: 12 noon, Monday 2nd July 2018 

Interview date: Friday 6th July 2018

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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