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Class Support Assistant

Location
Building 20, Dunsfold Park, Stovolds Hill, Dunsfold, Surrey, GU6 8TB
College
Jigsaw Trust
Hours
Full Time, Part Time
Salary
17,510
Posted
25th November 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
7th January 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1290617
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1290617

Looking for new opportunities in SEN education? Wanting a role where each day is different? Passionate about child development and making a difference to the lives of young people? Jigsaw School has exciting opportunities for positive and resilient individuals to work with pupils with a diagnosis of autism, of varying ages and abilities. You will have the chance to play a significant role in the daily care and development of each child.

Salary: £17,510 FTE based on 34.75 hours per week. You will also receive a £1,000 bonus upon joining 

Hours: Full and part time working is available between Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 4.30pm (minimum of 9.00am – 4.00pm on any day worked)

Annual Leave: 44 days paid holiday, Term time only

This role involves

  • Supporting morning and lunch break duties, supervising play or snacks
  • Assisting educational trips from horse-riding to swimming
  • Preparing materials for lessons and pupil programmes
  • Supporting academic progress, working alongside our teaching team

We will offer you

  • £1,000 bonus upon joining
  • Opportunity to work with ages across 4-19 and varying abilities
  • Flexibility when agreeing hours to work around your personal commitments
  • Free uniform and DBS check
  • Enrolment onto our pension scheme
  • Staff wellbeing support and facilities
  • Support to progress your career into our teaching team if desired
  • Training provided in Safeguarding, Emergency Medication, Behaviour Management and much more
  • Funded qualification opportunities including Level 2, 3 & 4 RQF CACHE courses in Early Years, Learning Difficulties and Teaching & Learning, as well as opportunities to complete Maths and English GCSEs

Our Class Support Assistants need to be

  • Positive, enthusiastic and fun
  • Happy to lend a hand wherever needed
  • Caring and nurturing
  • Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care (toileting, feeding)
  • Resilient when faced with challenging behaviour
  • Able to reach us (a driver’s licence or access to a lift is necessary due to our remote location)
  • Formal experience is not essential as we are committed to staff development and will help you to develop skills and expertise you need

If you think you'd be a great addition to Jigsaw School, we'd love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply Now' button to visit our website and download an application form. 

Safeguarding Statement:

Jigsaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All positions will require an enhanced DBS check (the cost of which will be paid by Jigsaw), teaching prohibited checks (if applicable), ID check, satisfactory references and proof of qualifications.