Job description


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SEN Support Worker – Named Child

Grade 1 point 2-3

Actual Salary £12,761 – £13,016

Swavesey Village College are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated SEN Support Worker for an immediate start, to provide support to our forward thinking SEND department. This is for a named child. The successful candidate will be joining an experienced and highly committed Special Educational Needs team providing support to students who may have cognition & learning, social, emotional and mental health, communication and interaction or physical/ sensory needs including medical/personal care.

The role is an exciting opportunity for any individual considering a career in teaching or wanting to enhance the school experience of young people with additional needs. The position will offer a comprehensive experience developing skills in a supportive and collegiate environment.

Swavesey Village College is a popular and over-subscribed 11-16 school in a beautiful and easy-to-access part of Cambridgeshire (close to the A14 and guided bus route). We have a strong record of academic achievement and our ethos of mutual respect, hard work and attention to excellence is well-known in the area.

Good levels of numeracy and literacy (GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths) and IT skills are required. Previous experience is desirable but not essential. A team player with patience, understanding and a willingness to develop is needed. This is a temporary (named child), term time position, working Monday to Friday 8:45-3.15 (27.5 per week) plus 5 training days.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Friday 13 December.

We are unable to accept CVs.

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