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Welfare Support Staff

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School Support Staff

Oak Learning Partnership

Elms Bank
Ripon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 8PJ

Welfare Support Staff

Grade 3 (£9.18 per hour)


“An outstanding school”
(Ofsted October 2014)

Required for as soon as possible.

Elms Bank is a secondary special school for pupils aged 11 to 19 years with a diverse range of learning disabilities including physical disabilities and autism.


Do you enjoy working with children?


Are you excellent at working as part of a team?


Would you like the opportunity to develop your career?


We are looking to recruit Welfare Support Staff to join a skilled team who work with young people with a range of special needs.

Hours of work are 8 ¾ per week, Monday to Friday, 11.35am to 1.20pm, term time only. Additional hours are often available.

This rewarding work includes supervising pupils at lunchtime to ensure their safety, welfare and good conduct, assisting with feeding when necessary and attending to pupils’ personal care requirements.

As part of the role you will have access to the School’s CPD programme.

Several of our Welfare Support Staff have gone on to develop their career and are now working as Teaching Assistants in the classroom. This is an ideal opportunity for any interested parties wishing to start a career in special education.

Please ensure that you meet the person specification before applying.

Employees of Elms Bank have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded below.  Please complete an application form explaining how you meet the person specification.

Job Description
Person Specification
Application Form Guidance
Application Form

Completed applications to be returned to Mrs Langley-Sadler, Headteacher of Elms Bank at  Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications:
Tuesday 26 February 2020 at 9.00am.

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