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The Federation of North WalshamInfant and Junior Schools

Vacancies

Pupil specific classroom assistant vacancy

 

 

• Part Time

• 30 hours per week (Mon-Fri); 8.45am-3.15pm with a half hour lunch break

• Term Time plus 1 week • Temporary – pupil Specific

• Salary – Dependant on Experience and Qualifications Grade C Point 3/4 – £18,562-£18,933 pro rata; Grade D Point 5/6- £19,312- £19,698 pro rata (actual salary range £15,050-£15,971)

• Required as soon as possible

 

Two posts available

 

We are looking for two talented individuals who are passionate about supporting children with SEND to achieve their full potential. We have a vacancy for a teaching assistant to work on a 1:1 basis to support two of our pupils at school with their educational and social development. The posts will be linked to the continued attendance of the pupils.

 

Successful candidates will:

 

• Have experience of working with children with additional needs

• Be resilient and determined to make a difference with hard to reach pupils from varying backgrounds

• Have a sense of humour

• Have the knowledge, understanding and skills to support children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties

• Consistently follow the school agreed Norfolk Steps behaviour management strategies

• Be an excellent communicator and team player, building positive relationships with staff, children and families

 

Please telephone to make an appointment to visit us. Ring 01692 403013 / 405697

 

To apply, please complete a Yare Trust application form in ‘attachments’ and email it to: officejun-nw@yare-edu.org.uk

 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care and expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment. Appointment to the post is subject to a successful DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

The post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

 

Closing date: 11th October 2021

Family Support Advisor vacancy

 

• SCP: 12-17 (£22,183-24,491 pro rata)

• 30 hours a week, Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm with flexibility for additional hours if required.

• Term time plus five training days across the year and the equivalent of an extra week’s work during the school holidays (term time+2 weeks).

• Start date: as soon as possible

 

We are looking for a dedicated, motivated and resilient Family Support Advisor to join our expanding pastoral team at the Federation of North Walsham Infant and Junior Schools.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to offer practical help and pastoral support to families experiencing short or long-term difficulties.

 

Parental influences have a powerful effect upon children’s attitudes, achievements and life outcomes. The role of the PSA is to assist in tackling underachievement by working in partnership with families, parents, carers and pupils in a school context to enable pupils, particularly the most disadvantaged, to have full access to educational opportunities and overcome barriers to learning and participation.

 

The PSA will work directly with parents in a non-judgemental way empowering them and their families to get the most out of the educational opportunities available.

 

The PSA will focus their work on preventative and early intervention activities. They will work with families whose presenting needs are below the thresholds that trigger the involvement of specialist services and other agencies.

Core duties will be to:

• Assist, advise and support parents who are experiencing short and long term difficulties • Signpost parents to the right external agencies for support

• Run parenting classes and support groups

• Run attendance panel meetings, in collaboration with the Inclusion Leader

• Work alongside the Safeguarding Officer to identify children and families in need of intervention • Run Family Support Processes and liaise with external agencies as appropriate

• Support parents in the home where necessary

 

North Walsham is a busy market town located just 15 miles north-east of Norwich. We have extensive grounds and fantastic links with other schools. Through the Yare Education Trust, we offer our staff a comprehensive CPD programme and opportunities for career progression.

 

We can offer: • A forward thinking and exciting school

• Great professional development opportunities through the Yare Trust

• An opportunity to work in a large Infant/Junior federation

• Supportive and dedicated colleagues and a strong sense of teamwork

• Collaborative planning

• Supportive policies and procedures

• Sensible workload expectations

• Focus on staff wellbeing

• Free flu jabs •

Cycle to work scheme

 

If you would like to discuss this post further before you apply, please call the school office on 01692 403013 or email head-nw@yare-edu.org.uk This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks. References will be sought prior to interview. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations. Closing date: 11th October 2021

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