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Escort Transport - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Elms School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-7045-106S
  • Posted:14/06/2017
  • Pay:KR2
  • Start Date:Sep 2017
  • App Close Date:06/07/2017 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 11th July / Thursday 13th July


School Escort x 27

(based Dover, Shepway, Ashford, Thanet, Herne Bay areas) Term time only.

Hours range from 7.5 per week to 15 per week depending on the area

KR2 £7.70-£7.91 per hour (Full time equivalent £14,856 - £15,252)

Escorts will be responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of pupils during their journey. The successful candidates :

  • Must be able to establish a rapport with pupils and parents
  • emotionally resilient
  • Possess a good sense of humour, be patient and remain calm in difficult circumstances.
  • A minimum of GCSE grade C in English and Maths or equivalent.
  • Previous experience of escorting children with complex behavioural, social, emotional and mental health difficulties would be an advantage

In return you will receive a competitive salary, superannuation scheme, childcare vouchers, behaviour management and safeguarding training and five weeks paid holiday per year.

The school requires a completed application form – no CV’s accepted. Please download a job description and application form here.  

Informal visits to the school prior to the closing date are welcome, please contact Alison Maddison-Roberts to arrange an appointment.

Elms School is committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check, pre-employment medical clearance, satisfactory references and verification of the right to work in the UK.

Closing Date:  Thursday 6 July 2017 12pm.

Interviews:  Tuesday 11 July 2017 and Thursday 13 July 2017


Information about the school

Elms School is a special day school for children with social, emotional and learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have ASD, ADHD or other difficulties such as attachment difficulties. The school has a mixed roll of 156 students between the ages of 5 and 16.

The school has been assessed as Good. The most recent inspection report was published in November 2017. At Elms we combine academic success with a therapeutic, nurturing approach in order to best support the learning and emotional needs of our pupils.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ali Roberts
  • Address:Elms School, Elms Vale Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9PS
  • Telephone: 01304 201964
  • Email: office@elms.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01304 225000


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.