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Catering Assistant - Coombes Catering Partnership

Working at Dorothy Goodman School

 

 

Catering assistant Hinckley LE10 0EA

currently looking to recruit a Catering Assistant at Dorothy Goodman Special School.

 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent craft skills, be flexible in their approach and self-motivated within a small team environment.

Your duties will include, but not limited to

•Responsibility for the cleaning of the pot wash area

•Helping the duty chef with basic food preparation

•Delivering excellent customer service.

 

This is a part-time position working term time 12.5 hours per week,

Mon - Friday 11.30 am - 2:00 pm.

 

Full training will be given and you will be provided with a uniform, pending completed DBS.

 

To apply for this position please forward your C.V together with a covering letter to Coombes Catering Partnership c/o Anne Hare, Dorothy Goodman School

 

 

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Learning Support Assistant

Required to start February 2019

 

We have a post available to support learning at this Area Special School for pupils with Learning Difficulties (aged 3-19). The post will initially be in the Secondary age range. It is an ideal position for someone wishing to work in a school to gain additional experience before following a career in teaching, educational psychology or speech and language therapy.

 

Learning Support Assistant post at 32.5 hours per week,

term time only (39 weeks includes five days training),

to support pupils’ learning

 

Salary £12,725.15 per annum

 

What we need from you:

  • Positivity

  • Good communication skills

  • Good team member

  • Flexibility

  • Resilience

  • Ability to work with a broad range of learners

 

More information about the school

The successful applicant must be committed to educating children and young people with a wide range of learning needs including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning difficulties, Moderate Difficulties and those with Autism (who may be functioning at high levels academically). High expectations of what all our pupils can achieve are essential.

 

At our school, individual differences are recognised and respected but are never seen as a barrier to achievement. By adapting the curriculum and teaching methods we ensure that our pupils have every opportunity to succeed both academically and socially. We also work with young people who have significant challenging behaviour and with those who have severe medical needs, and so candidates need to be prepared to adopt a problem-solving approach to the challenges that those young people bring. As a generic Area Special School we must be able to meet the range of needs within our local area, and to this end, we must be prepared to constantly examine and adapt our practice.

 

We have a great deal of specialist expertise and experience at our school. Therefore, we are able to offer induction, support and training to newly-appointed staff. What is important to us is commitment to our overall ethos and approach. Successful candidates must be willing to undertake training as required for the role.



 

We work in multi-skilled teams so good teamwork is essential. All staff have responsibility for ensuring the personal care needs of learners are met.

 

We operate currently across seven sites, and all staff are appointed to the school as a whole.

 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

 

Dorothy Goodman School is seeking to promote the employment of disabled people and will make any adjustments considered reasonable to the above duties under the terms of the Equalities Act 2010 to accommodate a suitable disabled candidate.

 

Dorothy Goodman School shares a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.  Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture that embraces the ethos of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

 

Closing date Tuesday 22nd January 2019

 

Interviews will be held week commencing 28th January 2019

 

Candidates who have not heard by 29th January

please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

 


Please email applications to: anne.hare@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk

or post to the school address.




 


 

Job Description & Person Specification & Application Form

TEACHING ASSISTANT TO BE BASED AT CLEVELAND HOUSE (HACJ)

 

Teaching Assistant for Cleveland House

(Autism Unit)

 

Start date:            As soon as possible

Grade 6 Salary:        £13,591 per annum

Contract:            33.5 hours per week Term Time plus 5 days

 

Cleveland House is the new resource provision for pupils with Autism on the site of Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form. A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support the young people and staff from the base. Cleveland House will provide specialist support for students aged 11 to 19 years (Years 7 - 13) with significant, complex and high-functioning autism, but of mainstream ability, who require highly specialised and individual arrangements. This is an ideal position for someone wishing to work in a school to gain additional experience before following a career in teaching, educational psychology or speech and language therapy.

 

What we need from you:   

  • Positivity

  • Good communication skills

  • Good team member

  • Flexibility

  • Resilience

  • Ability to support academic study up to level 3 including leading small groups of English and Maths provision within Cleveland House

 

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level and be able to support pupils to gain level 2 and 3 qualifications in line with their starting points. This will include supporting pupils to access learning within the mainstream school and revisiting learning with them in a small group or 1:1 context. High expectations of what pupils can achieve is essential.

 

At our school, individual differences are recognised and respected but are never seen as a barrier to achievement. By adapting the curriculum and teaching methods we ensure that our pupils have every opportunity to succeed both academically and socially. It is important that anyone appointed to the post understands that there are times when due to their needs young people can display challenging behaviour, and so candidates need to be prepared to adopt a problem-solving approach to the challenges that those young people bring. As a specialist provision we must be prepared to constantly examine and adapt our practice.



 

We have a great deal of specialist expertise and experience at our school. Therefore, we are able to offer induction, support and training to newly-appointed staff in conjunction with HAJC6. What is important to us is commitment to our overall ethos and approach. Successful candidates must be willing to undertake training as required for the role.

 

If you require any further details regarding this role please contact Anne Hare on 01455 634582 or email anne.hare@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk

 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

Closing date:      Friday 25th January 2019   

Interviews:        Week commencing 28th January 2019

Please note that if you have not heard anything by 29th January 2019 please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.


 

Job Description & Person Specification & Application Form