Two year Fixed Term Contract - full time, term-time only from September 2023
King Alfred School is looking for a Graduate Curriculum Support Assistant with very strong interpersonal skills to support individuals and groups of students. The role will include working in mainstream classrooms alongside teaching staff. The successful candidate will have a basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers, with a strong desire to develop expertise in this area. Appropriate training opportunities will be provided to support this process. The role would be well suited for an individual who is considering a career in education, mentoring, or in other roles related to SEND.
In order to fill this role effectively, the ideal candidate will have the following skills and experiences:
- Good honours degree.
- Previous work experience in a school or with young people is desirable.
- An understanding of SEND and the desire to learn about this area of education.
- A deep commitment to child-centred education and the ability to create strong connections with young people.
- Effective and proven communication skills. The job involves a significant amount of formal and informal contact with parents, students and colleagues.
Please see the attached job description and person specification for a detailed description of the duties involved in this role.
If you share our vision and are a reflective, hard-working, and forward-thinking professional, we would very much like to hear from you.
To apply for this role please visit our website and complete our online Application Form.
Closing date for applications: midnight, Sunday 4 June 2023.
We encourage people from all sections of the community to apply and particularly welcome applicants from groups which are currently under-represented in our workforce.
All members of the King Alfred School community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and conviction can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website or at Unlock.