Special Support Assistant

Kingsdown School, Southend-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8827001-126S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: LG 5 Point 8-12
Position Start Date: 03/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 11/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 18 July 2024  

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Kingsdown is a special school and is part of a Multi Academy Trust known as SEN Trust Southend. It is for pupils aged 3-14 years who have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties.

We are looking to appoint a Special Support Assistant to September 2024.

31.05 hours per week [8.45am - 3.45pm], term time only (39 weeks per year plus 4.6 weeks annual paid leave plus 2 weeks statutory holidays)

This post is fixed term for 1 year.

Salary: LG Level 5 Point 8-12 - £24,702 - £26,421 pa (Actual salary £18,146 - £19,409 pa)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, positive and resilient colleague to join our happy team who is committed to educating our children to reach their full potential. In addition you must be willing to assist with all the pupils' personal care needs.

The ideal candidate will have Special Education experience, a minimum GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in English and preferably a qualification in Child Care.

Kingsdown School is committed to safer recruitment in order to safeguard and promote the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK and DBS check.

Closing date: Midday 11 July 2024

Interviews: 18 July 2024

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

Tracy Summerhill
Snakes Lane, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 6XT
Telephone: 01702 527486
Email: office@kingsdown.southend.sch.uk

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