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FSD Pastoral Support - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Flexi-School Dyslexia (private provision), Wrotham

  • Ref:KCC886-937258239-3S
  • Posted:16/05/2022
  • Pay:£8.50-£14.50
  • Start Date:13/06/2022
  • App Close Date:05/06/2022 at 19:00
  • Interviews:TBA


The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of pupil care within Flexi-School Dyslexia (FSD).  They will be aware of any medical issues that pupils may have and respond appropriately to any medical emergencies.  The applicant will be trained in paediatric First Aid (provided) and will use their skills should an incident arise. 

Along with 2 other members of the Pastoral Support Team, the applicant will supervise break and lunch times, providing & supervising pupil activities when required and adhering to FSD policies for keeping sanitisation to high standards.  They will also help teaching staff when required with tasks such as photocopying & laminating in order to keep lessons running smoothly. The applicant will also be required for taking photographs of particular classes and of pupils enjoying break times to post onto our parent communication App – ClassDojo. 

Finally the applicant will be expected to assist with moving equipment and furniture as & when required for pupil and company requirements & for keeping the kitchen area clean & tidy.  We rent the Pavilion, so we have to pack equipment away at the end of the working day so that it can be used in the evenings.

Days/Hours of Work – 8.30am-4.00pm Mon/Tue/Thur/Fri TERM TIMES ONLY

Staff are expected to adhere to starting times promptly and be ready to plan for break & lunch times, taking on board any issues that pupils may be presenting and ensuring that everything is in place for a smooth transition from class to break & back again.  Staff may be required to stay slightly longer than the finishing time on some occasions where necessity requires for the days tasks to be completed/where an unusual issue arises.  This will happen rarely, but should be accommodated wherever possible. 

FSD Pastoral staff will be required to contribute to and maintain pupil progress via an online communication resource (ClassDojo or similar) for parents & teachers of mainstream schools during each working day. This will be to show how pupils are enjoying their time at FSD and how they are working in lessons. Training will be provided for use of IT and how to post pictures & videos and write comments appropriately.

FSD Pastoral Support Staff are valued and highly important members of the FSD Team.  They are responsible adults who the pupils look up to, trust and have lots of fun with.  This is a wonderful role within the organisation for the right person who has energy, a sense of fun and good organisational skills.

Information about the school

Flexi-School Dyslexia is a specialist, alternative provision, providing tailored interventions for children with SpLD Dyslexia. It is the only provision of its kind. Established for over ten years, FSD is featured on Kents Local Offer and is a specialist provision for children with non-responding dyslexic profiles that has been accessed by over 150 primary schools and many parents to ensure that their children achieve their full potential academically and understand how to gain the best from their brain types in order to build confidence in tackling all aspects of life. The Team at FSD is inclusive, fun, hard-working and all are dedicated to celebrating dyslexia. The provision employs teachers and support staff on a permanent, part-time basis. All employees are fully trained in the & Algars Approach once gaining employment. At FSD, teachers have the opportunity to be involved in tailored teaching programmes so benefit from the satisfaction that real progress provides. They all work closely with pupils and parents and benefit from a supportive and progressive working environment.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).