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Valence School

Special Needs Teaching Assistant (Class Coordinator)


Full Time : 37.5 hours per week : Term Time Only (8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday)

£11.50 per hour : £19,588 gross p.a. for 39 working weeks and 6.4 weeks paid holiday plus a 'golden hello' payment of £1,000*

Benefits include a generous pension and life cover, retail discount scheme, well-being sessions, subsidised lunches, free on-site parking

As a Class Coordinator you will coordinate, inform and advise support staff deployed in lessons to enable them to effectively support students' learning and provide high quality support for teaching and learning and deliver particular strategies and programmes for students.  In addition, you will ensure effective communication with, and between, staff and students and contribute to securing efficiency and high standards of care and personal development for students.  You will also lead on general support duties including providing physical management and personal care.

You will have a good general education including GCSE English & Maths (grade 4 or above or equivalent) and you will be supported to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools.  Experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable however an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is essential.

We offer a supportive, friendly working environment in a country school setting and the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Valence students.

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 :

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.

* terms and conditions apply