Job Description

Are you a highly motivated individual who enjoys going that extra mile? Do you have experience of supporting pupils on a one to one basis as a tutor or similar? Are you an experienced Learning Support Assistant looking to develop your career? RGS Dodderhill could have the ideal role for you!

RGS Dodderhill is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced Learning Support Assistant for a child within the school, full time (37.5 hours per week, 8.15am to 4.15pm, Monday to Friday) although part time hours are also available, term time only (including five Inset days). Please see the job description for further details.

You will be part of the SEND team supporting pupils with an EHCP in class as part of a team. This one-to-one work will take place in the Prep Department with pupils in Years 1 to 6.

Early application is encouraged; this advert will be closed early should candidates of sufficient calibre apply. Candidates will be reviewed against the person specification; please detail how you meet this in your supporting information.

RGS Dodderhill is part of a family of schools committed to providing education that is supportive, challenging and inspiring.

In return, we offer some fabulous benefits; a provided lunch during term time, free use of the School’s gym following induction, access to our Employee Assistance Programme by Health Assured, Private Healthcare, Cycle Scheme, pension and fee remission.

We welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

A completed TES application form with the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of two referees should be provided. All candidates invited for interview will be required to prove their identity and their entitlement to work in the UK, and the person appointed will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, Prohibition Check, Right to Work in the UK and other checks specified by the Department for Education and Independent School’s Inspectorate.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Candidates should be aware that if shortlisted, an online search may be conducted as an additional safeguarding check.

The Governors of RGS Worcester are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No. 1120644 

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