Part Time School Support Assistant, Performing Arts

Bucks Pay Range ISN 6 – 15: £15,236 - £21,008 per annum pro rata
Start date:
2nd September 2019
Application deadline:
19-07-2019 Midday

About Alfriston

Our school is an outstanding Special School Academy, and we are committed to ensuring that all our pupils become the best that they can be and they can enjoy and achieve in all that they do. Our teachers have a strong sense of commitment and use their excellent subject knowledge to provide interesting and creative lessons in which all pupils learn well. They have high expectations of their pupils and develop good supportive relationships within a positive learning atmosphere where the girls can thrive. We cater for a wide range of abilities.

About This Role

We are building a new performing arts facility, to bring new life to music, dance, drama and technology at the school, which will be ready for action in May 2020. This new facility will provide a great opportunity to capitalise on the use of technology within the arts. As part of this exciting development we are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile and motivated support assistant able to help us to deliver high quality teaching and learning across key stages 3, 4 and Post 16 to small groups of secondary aged girls with moderate learning difficulties.

We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic support assistant who would like to join this developing department in our very special school. We need someone who is also a good team player and who can inspire and motivate girls with learning difficulties. We will support you in understanding and managing the special needs of our pupils, and give you an invaluable insight and appreciation of the rewards to be gained from working in a school such as ours.

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About The Process

If you would like to make an informal visit, please contact Mrs Sandra Rawlings, the Office Manager, who will be delighted to arrange this for you.

To apply: Please complete the application form and write a letter of application (preferably in word) addressing each of the bullet points in the person specification.  Please email your application form to for the attention of The School Manager.

Alfriston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please refer to our website where you can view our Child Protection and Safeguarding, Recruitment and Equalities Policies; all of our polices are available at The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.