High Point Academy – Pupil Engagement Assistant (Lunchtime)

Pupil Engagement Assistant (Lunchtime)


Description Pupil Engagement Assistant (Lunchtime)
Location High Point Academy, Friar Park Road, Wednesbury, WS10 0JS
Closing Date 31/01/22 at 9am
Interview Date Week Commencing 07/02/22
Salary £3,093 – £3,155pa (Pro rata of £17,534 - £17,884 pa)
Contract 7.5hrs per week / Permanent / Term Time Only
Start Date ASAP

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Pupil Engagement Assistants to join High Point Academy, a brand-new purpose built special free school in Friar Park, Wednesbury. Our new Academy will grow to educate up to 90 pupils aged 11-16 years with autism and moderate learning difficulties. High Point is part of Forward Education Trust, a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust established in 2017 serving special schools across the West Midland area.

Our Pupil Engagement Assistants provide vital support at lunchtime working collaboratively as a member of the school team assisting in meeting the educational, care and welfare needs of pupils through appropriate engagement in school activities.

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting and assisting pupils with autism. We want staff who are confident, patient, nurturing and who want to help us to support our pupils to thrive and develop.

Forward Education Trust is committed to providing continuous professional development for all staff and encourage a supportive, motivating, and engaging working environment in all of our Schools.

All applicants must have proven experience of working with children, preferably those having special educational needs.

Closing Date: Monday 31 January 2022 at 9am

To apply, please download a Trust application form, complete it in full and submit via the website or via email to recruitment@fet.ac

The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date. Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date

Please note that only Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

Forward Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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