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Midday Supervisor - (Fixed Term) - Part-time - Special Needs Position

The Ifield School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-7039-316S
  • Posted:24/09/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 (£18,425 pro rata) + SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:11/10/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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We are seeking to appoint a Midday Supervisor to join our dedicated team from November 2021, or sooner. Ifield School is a Foundation co-educational Special School for pupils aged 4 to 19 years with Profound, Severe and Complex learning needs including communication and interaction difficulties. The majority of pupils have learning difficulties associated with Autism, Speech, Language and Communication and, in addition, some pupils have complex medical conditions.

The Midday Supervisor post is for 10 hours per week, term time only, Kent Range 3 (£18,425 FTE pro-rata + SEN Allowance pro-rata). Working days and hours are Monday to Friday, 11.30am to 1.30pm. Initially, this is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2022, subject to review at the end of this period.

The postholder is required to work for 39 weeks per year. In addition, the postholder will receive a payment in respect of their pro rata entitlement to Annual Leave appropriate to their grade, Bank Holidays and the KCC concessionary day.

The role of Midday Supervisor involves supervising and interacting with pupils, working inside and outside of the school during the playtime and lunchtime period. The duties will include mealtime and playtime supervision. This is an exciting school-based opportunity for those who are interested in supporting the wider development of children. Experience of Special Educational Needs would be preferred although is not essential when applying for this post.

Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

The ideal candidate must share our commitment to ensuring the high standard of care, wellbeing, safeguarding and safety of our pupils and should:

  • Be calm and assertive
  • Be friendly and reliable
  • Be able to use own initiative
  • Be able to communicate effectively with pupils, colleagues and the leadership team.

The benefits of working at Ifield School are:

  • Working within a supportive and caring environment
  • Career development, with many opportunities for learning and training
  • Entitlement to Kent Rewards, KCC Employee Benefit Scheme
  • Automatic enrolment in Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A strong focus on Mental Health and Wellbeing with access to resources and services
  • A confidential support line which provides free counselling, support/advice on a wide array of areas

For further information about the school, please visit the school website, Ifieldschool.com or contact Leigh Picton on 01474-365485.

Information about the school

Ifield is a Foundation District Special School for pupils with profound, severe and complex learning needs and communication and interaction difficulties from age four to nineteen. Ifield School has a dynamic and innovative staff who work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. Inclusion is one of our priorities and this is achieved through our outreach, resources and training centre, Ifield SMILE.

In May 2018 Ofsted judged Ifield as an Outstanding school for the third consecutive time.

Ifield School is one of the founding members of KsENT, a co-operative trust for Kent Special Schools.

In September 2015, Ifield School federated with King's Farm Primary School under one Governing Body collectively known as the Cedar Federation.

Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Abigail Birch
  • Address:Cedar Avenue, Gravesend , Kent, DA12 5JT
  • Telephone: 01474 365485
  • Email: lpicton@ifield.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01474 569744

Documents

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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.