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Intensive Support Worker - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Elms School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-7045-197S
  • Posted:24/01/2020
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/01/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:03/02/2020


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 £1,274

Intensive Support Worker

Are you an experienced and committed SEN practitioner looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your professional knowledge, understanding and skills as part of a successful and well-established outreach team based in Dover District?


We are looking to recruit a friendly, organised and proactive 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.  Own car 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: Monday 27th January 2020 at 12 Noon

Interviews:     Monday 3rd February          

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


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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.