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Valence School

Student Support Assistant 1-1

ONE-to-ONE STUDENT SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Full Time - 40 hours per week -School Term Time only - £9.67 per hour - £17,348 actual p.a. for 39 working weeks and 5.85 weeks’ paid holiday.  Hours worked during the school day plus an after-school club.  Benefits include a generous pension scheme & life cover, retail discounts, training opportunities, well-being sessions, free on site parking...

You will provide individualised needs for a student for which full training will be provided.  You will be responsible for enabling the student’s learning, promoting their independence and helping them achieve.  You will need to be a confident advocate, recognising the potential of the individual and championing their needs along with exceptional communication skills and patience.

We offer a supportive, friendly working environment in a country school setting and the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Valence students.  The role will include a substantial amount of moving and handling and personal care.  Although experience of complex physical and medical needs is not essential, as we provide comprehensive training, an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is.

For details please see the application pack below and complete the online application form or the Word document below and submit to HR by email vacancies@valence.kent.sch.uk

As we are recruiting on a rolling basis you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check.