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Higher Level Education Assistants

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: surreycc/TP/287916/38
  • Published: Thu 18/01/2024, 12:28 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 17/02/2024, 12:28 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 33 hours per week across 39 weeks per year
  • Salary: Up to £24759 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woking

The starting salary for this role is £24,758.89 per annum for working 33 hours per week across 39 weeks per year, pro-rata to £31,262

Join our team and make a real difference in the lives of Surrey's children and young people with additional needs!

Surrey's Access to Education (A2E) service is expanding our Student Support Team and we are now seeking passionate and dedicated individuals to join us on a term-time basis as Higher Level Education Assistants.

Our roles are offered on a 12-month fixed-term basis initially, and we're open to reduced working hours for the right candidate.

We currently have opportunities available in North East, North West and South West Surrey. Our office bases are as follows

  • Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, GU22 7QQ
  • Dakota, 11 De Havilland Drive, Weybridge, KT13 0Y

Rewards and Benefits

  • An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
  • Up to 5 days of carer's leave per year
  • Paternity, adoption and dependents leave
  • A generous local government salary related pension
  • Lifestyle discounts including gym, travel, shopping and many more
  • 2 paid volunteering days plus 1 team volunteering day per year
  • Learning and development hub where you can access a wealth of resources

About the Team

A2E is a dynamic, interim service that provides vital support to children and young people who are not accessing their full statutory entitlement of education. Our students often have complex special educational needs, mental wellbeing challenges and may exhibit challenging behaviour. Current pupil needs include SEMH, ASD, ADHD, PDA, SLD, SpLD and LAN.

About the Role

We are now specifically looking for experienced and creative people who can provide individual and small group teaching to students aged 5-16 who are currently out of school.

Shortlisting Criteria

To be considered for shortlisting for this position, your CV and personal statement should clearly evidence the following:

  • Proven track record of supporting a diverse range of complex SEN needs (may include ELSA and/or EBSNA training/experience)
  • Ability to build supportive and nurturing relationships with vulnerable young people
  • Adaptable and able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Thrive on cultivating strong relationships with partners and the wider community
  • Substantial experience of working with vulnerable children and young people
  • Excellent IT skills, including experience of using a Virtual Learning Environment

As part of the role you will need to travel throughout the area, so a full driving license and access to a car are essential.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:

  • The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
  • The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form

Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: surreycc/TP/287916/38
  • Published: Thu 18/01/2024, 12:28 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 17/02/2024, 12:28 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 33 hours per week across 39 weeks per year
  • Salary: Up to £24759 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woking

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