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Nurture/Pastoral Support Assistant

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Published
03-01-2019
Job ad details
Published
03-01-2019
Expires
21-01-2019
Job ID
329935094
Job type
Full-time
Public Sector
School term time
Fixed Term
Job sector
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Education and Teaching, Childcare & Nursery

Blundeston CEVC Primary is a thriving, popular and aspirational Church of England school in rural Suffolk. We are looking to appoint a combined Nurture/Pastoral Support Assistant to support our children and families. This is an exciting new role, which the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop.

We are looking to appoint a flexible and committed person who:
- can provide high quality care and support for children with a range of social, emotional and behavioural needs, enabling them to flourish
- can build positive relationships with children
- has experience of a nurture and/or pastoral role within a school or other setting (Children's Centre etc.)
- understands, and can demonstrate, the principles of nurture, using a range of effective strategies and by creating a calm and secure learning environment
- can actively promote a nurturing approach across the school, including leading training of other staff members
- has experience of offering early help to families, including CAFs
- is confident and calm when dealing with parents, but can also be firm when needed
- is able to use their own initiative
- can work collaboratively by liaising with other members of the school community, including the SENDCo, safe-guarding team, external agencies and parents
- can liaise with teachers about the needs and progress of children receiving support
- can demonstrate the ability to develop children's basic literacy and numeracy skills
- will support the school's aims and values
- is warm, reflective and patient with a positive outlook
- has Maths & English GCSE (or equivalent) at grade C or above
- enjoys working as part of a team

We can offer: 
- a fantastic opportunity to work in our successful and forward-looking school
- the opportunity to shape this new role
- a school with a strong Christian ethos
- a cohesive and experienced staff team
- a school with a caring and inclusive ethos, often commented on by parents and visitors
- delightful, keen, creative and well-behaved children who contribute much to their school and the wider community

This post will be a fixed-term contract until 31st August 2020, with a start date of 25th February 2019, or sooner if possible. It will be full-time (37 hours a week), term-time only. Salary negotiable, depending on experience, with a range from Grade 2, point 12 (£17,173 FTE) to Grade 3, point 20 (£19,819 FTE). School Roll: 200 (4-11) Primary School

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.
For further information, or to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs. Elayne Hilton, Office Manager, via email on e.hilton@blundeston.suffolk.sch.uk, or by telephone on (01502) 730488.

Completed forms can be emailed by clicking the 'apply via email' button or sent to the school at Blundeston CEVCP School, Church Road, Blundeston, Suffolk, NR32 5AX
.

Closing date for applications: 9am 21st January 2019 Interview date: 28th January 2019

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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Job ad details
Published
03-01-2019
Expires
21-01-2019
Job ID
329935094
Jobtype
Full-time
Public Sector
School term time
Fixed Term
Job sector
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Education and Teaching, Childcare & Nursery