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Intensive Support Worker - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Elms School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-7045-180S
  • Posted:25/07/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:13th September 2019


32.5 Hours per Week, 39 weeks per year, Temporary for two years subject to funding

FTE £20,222 - £22,072 (pro-rota to hours and weeks worked £15,037 - £16,413). +SEN £1,257


Intensive Support Worker

We are looking to recruit a flexible, friendly, motivated and organised person to improve outcomes through the provision of intensive support for Children and Young People (CYP) with a range of special needs in Primary and Secondary schools across Dover, Deal and Sandwich.

You will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, have a good sense of humour, be discrete and have the ability to work under pressure. The successful candidates will be able to work well in a team, be flexible, and have an organised approach to their work. Own car is essential

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • To develop clear sets of bespoke objectives and targeted outcomes for individual cases through collaborative working with STLS Teachers and District Lead.


  • To participate in and foster the learning experiences provided for pupils by encouraging appropriate social behaviour and catering for their general welfare. 

  •    To model specific interventions and approaches to supporting high needs pupils with the overall aim of upskilling mainstream staff and embedding them in school practice.


Visits to the school are encouraged; please contact Clare Eldridge 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, good references and verification of the right to work in the UK.

An Application Form must be completed, application by CV is not acceptable

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th September

Interviews      Friday 13th September         

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 145 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:Melanie Wright
  • Address:Elms School, Elms Vale Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9PS
  • Telephone: 01304 201964
  • Email: hr@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.