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Sherbourne Fields School

Sherbourne Fields School

1:1 Teaching Assistant Sept 2019

Sherbourne Fields School, Rowington Close

Coundon, Coventry, CV6 1PR

Tel: 024 7659 1501



Temporary Teaching Assistant required (reviewed annually) 1-1 support, starting January 2020.


21 hours per week term time only (Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm) Grade 4 point 6 - 14 (£19,171 - ££22,462) pro rata.


Sherbourne Fields is an outstanding all age special school for pupils with a broad spectrum of need including physical disabilities, medical conditions and learning needs. The school’s population is wide ranging and diverse, with pupils from a rich mix of social and cultural backgrounds.


We require a 1:1 support for a very special 7 year old pupil with complex medical needs. The successful candidate will have previous experience or be willing to undertake specialist training in suction/physio and gastro feeds.


As a 1-1 support, you will be responsible for ensuring that this delightful pupil accesses the full curriculum whilst ensuring her physiotherapy, speech and language programme and medical regime are delivered and adhered to. In addition to the classroom support, you will be required to travel to and from the student’s home in order to ensure the individual’s medical needs are met. 


The successful candidate will also have a good general education - (grade 9 - 5 GCSE or equivalent) English and Maths (ICT desirable), excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate patience, tact, flexibility and resilience.


Sherbourne Fields 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 will be carried out on the successful candidate for this post.


Application packs are available from the school website - and returnable to the school.

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Closing date: Wednesday 25th September 2019

Interview date: TBC