Part-time 16 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks per year)
Fixed term from 04/01/22 until 31/07/23
We are looking to appoint a part time Nursery Assistant to provide 1:1 support for a child with autism. We need a committed individual who is patient, nurturing and has a natural ability to engage and motivate children with special educational needs and a passion for improving their learning outcomes. Previous experience of working with children with SEN is desirable but not essential. Training and support for carrying out the role will be provided.
Key duties will include:
- Providing 1:1 support to enable a child with autism to engage in the environment
- Working collaboratively with his key person and other agencies to ensure his learning needs are being met
- Jointly planning activities which will support his overall development
- Assessing his learning to ensure the appropriate next steps are put in place
You should have
- A good standard of written and spoken English
- Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
- Ability to establish professional and effective working relationships with external agencies
- A commitment to making a difference in children’s lives
- A high expectation for children to reach their potential
- A commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children
Please note: the successful applicant will need to be subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) before an appointment can be confirmed.
Interviews will be held on 15th December 2021.
You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.
CV and Personal Statement :
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.
The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.
This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.
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