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Valence School

Keyworker - Class Based

CLASS BASED KEYWORKER

Full Time — Term Time Only — Permanent — Monday to Friday – 37.5 hours per week (8.30am to 4.30pm) — £10.38 p.h. — £17,450 actual p.a. for 39 working weeks and 6.4 weeks paid holiday — generous pension and life cover, retail discount benefits, free parking, social events and wellbeing sessions

Make a difference!

As a class based Keyworker you will support a group of key students within a pathway class and you will be responsible for all aspects of their personal development and individual progress.  You will enable your key students to learn, promote their independence and help them to achieve.  You will also be involved with physical management and personal care.

Have you got what it takes?

You will need to be a confident advocate, recognising the potential of your individual key students and championing their needs.  You will need to be able to keep comprehensive records therefore need a good level of numeracy and literacy.  GCSE (or equivalent) Level 4 or above, in English & Maths is required and experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable along with a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (or support is given to achieve this).

Please see the application pack to complete the online application form.

You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

If you have any questions please contact the HR team : vacancies@valence.kent.sch.uk

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.