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Job Ref No. ECC8822093-52S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Level 6 SCP 13-20 - £ 22,021 to £ 25,295 pro-rata
Position Start Date: 03/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2019 4pm Date of Interviews: TBA  

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Welcome Room Leader

Level 6 SCP 13-20 - £ 22,021 to £ 25,295 pro-rata

28.33 hours per week, term time only (£ 14,551 to £ 16,715 actual pay)

Expected start date 3rd September 2019

We are looking to appoint a Welcome Room Leader for our large Infant and Nursery school. Hamstel Infant School and Nursery prides itself on being a child focused caring community; one in which all stakeholders views are valued. We are proud to be held in high esteem by our families and the local community and wish to share this valued position with the right candidate.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of a Level 4 qualification and a minimum of 2 years experience as a teaching assistant within the last 5 years are essential.

The main scope of the job will be:

Responsible for the management and development of a specialist area within the school.

Responsible for the management of other teaching assistants including monitoring of work and appraisal.

Maintain a positive working relationship with the class teacher and other supporting adults.

Establish positive relationships with supported pupils and the class in general.

Assist in the educational and social development of pupils individually or in groups under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, Inclusion Manager and class teachers.

Assist in the implementation of Individual Support Programmes for students and help monitor their progress.

Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom.

Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour.

Provide suitable feedback to pupils under the guidance of the teacher.

Arrange / provide resources for lessons / activities under the direction of the teacher.

Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities.

Work with other professionals, such as speech therapists and occupational therapists, as necessary

Assist class teachers with maintaining student records.

Support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills.

Attending to pupils personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters including minor first aid.

Assist with the development, implementation and monitoring of ISP's

To supervise pupils for limited and specified periods including break times when the post holder should facilitate games and activities.

To respect confidentiality at all times.

Attend relevant school meetings as required.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

Please be advised we are only accepting applications through the Essex County Council website.

Closing Date: 31st May 2019 at 4pm or sooner if suitable applications are received prior to this date.

Information about the School

At Hamstel Infant School and Nursery there is always a warm welcome awaiting you in an environment that is both happy and safe. Our special motto is ‘We Care…’ and this is fundamental to everyone and everything we do. Our school is an inclusive, caring and vibrant educational learning space that has grown to five forms of entry with a Nursery of 48 full-time equivalent places.

We have a fabulous team of committed and enthusiastic staff and Governors, all of whom are supported by the excellent resources we have on a spacious site, with well-resourced facilities and the expertise to provide your child with unique opportunities for learning. We have a large team of highly dedicated professionals who are committed to guiding the children’s learning and development to enable them to reach their full potential. Our team uses a whole school nurture approach to guide children with their personal and social skills in order to prepare them for life-long learning.

We are a very inclusive school and pride ourselves in treating every child and family as individuals. We encourage all our children to achieve their best and grow into thoughtful, kind and considerate members of the school community and society as a whole. We take great pride in sharing our school’s many achievements and special awards to advance our skills and support others too

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sarah Gould
Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 4PQ
Telephone: 01702 468461

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