Vacancy Details
Title: Special Educational Needs Support Assistant
Grade/Salary: 5 – point 7 – 12, £20,443 to £22,571 pro rata
Actual salary: £15,634 to £17,261
Job Type: Permanent, 32.5 hrs, Mon-Fri, Term Time
Location: Kemball School
Closing Date: 15 July 2022 by 12pm
Interview Date:
18 July 2022

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Special Educational Needs Support Assistant to join our hard working and committed team. Our pupils have severe learning difficulties and are taught using a highly differentiated, individualised curriculum. Experience of working within a special school, catering for pupils with cognition and learning needs is essential. This should include supporting pupils with communication difficulties, hearing and visual impairments, behavioural needs, complex physical/medical needs and sensory processing disorders. Candidates must also have a willingness to further their own professional development by attending relevant courses and implementing new initiatives.

Kemball School is a day special school for pupils aged between 3 and 19 years of age with cognitive and learning difficulties (PMLD and SLD some of whom have complex medical/physical/behavioural needs). The school has a happy atmosphere and is welcoming and friendly. The current number on roll is 222

The school is committed to equality of opportunity.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Level 3 qualification in Child Care/Supporting teaching & learning (recognised by the DfE Statutory Framework for the EYFS is desirable).
  • Good IT skills
  • Level 2 Maths & English
  • good communication skills, be organised and efficient

Closing date 15 July 2022, by 12pm
Interviews will take place on 18 July 2022
Start date: 5 September 2022

Please call the school to book a school visit if required, tel. 01782 883120

Further information and application pack is available by visiting the school website: or contacting the school office on 01782 883120 or email

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and Disqualification by Association check.

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