Job Vacancies

Full Time Permanent Teaching Assistant

NJE Grade 3: Point 14 -18
£16781-£18070

Ash Lea School Governors are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to delivering a high standard of teaching support as part of a caring and child focused class team.

Ash Lea is a special school for children from 3-19 years old with severe and complex educational needs. We are temporarily located in West Bridgford though our permanent base will be in Cotgrave on completion of building improvement works.

The successful candidate will need to be working toward or have achieved an NVQ level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent, have knowledge of how children learn, early learning strategies, child protection, child development and the SEN code of practice. Experience of working within a special educational setting is desirable and training in First Aid, MAPA and Moving and Handling would be advantageous. The ability to work under pressure, while meeting the ever changing needs of the school environment, is essential. You will need to be proactive and work on your own initiative whilst being part of a wider team.

Working hours are Monday – Friday 8.45am to 3.45pm with 30 minutes for lunch.

This authority and the school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an ENHANCED criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. For further details and an application form please, either download from our website www.ashlea.notts.sch.uk or contact the school office.

A3 TA Special Job Description And Person Spec

Application Form BSupport

Return completed application forms by email to office@ashlea.notts.sch.uk or post to:

Ash Lea School
Loughborough Road Off Swithland Drive
West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7FA

Sat Nav: NG27UN

Tel: 0115 989 2744

Closing date: Monday 15 January at 4.00pm

Interview date: Thursday 25 & Friday 26 January 2018

Personal Care Assistant NJE

Grade 2: Point 9 – 13
Term time only
£15375 – £16491 pro rata
20 hours per week

Ash Lea School Governors are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to delivering a high standard of personal care support as part of a caring and child focused team.

Ash Lea is a special school for children from 3-19 years old with severe and complex educational needs. We are temporarily located in West Bridgford though our permanent base will be in Cotgrave on completion of building improvement works.

The successful candidate will be assisting pupils in implementing their own personal care programmes during the school day, specifically in relation to practical support for:

  • Personal hygiene
  • Toileting and continence training
  • Eating and drinking
  • Therapy sessions

Working in cooperation with other key workers as part of a busy team, you will be involved in supporting the pupils’ educational and health care needs under the guidance of the class teacher. Experience of working within a health, care or SEN setting would be desirable, along with training in first aid, MAPA and Moving and Handling, however, full training will be given. Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection is essential.

Working hours are 4 hours per day Monday – Friday, totalling 20 hours per week – term time only.

This authority and the school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an ENHANCED criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

PCA Job Description

Application Form B Support

Return completed application forms to office@ashlea.notts.sch.uk or post to:

Ash Lea School
Loughborough Road Off Swithland Drive
West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7FA

Closing date: Wednesday 31 January 2018
Interview Date : Thursday 8 February 2018