Careers

Job Opportunities at Danegrove

Job Title:
Teaching Assistant
Position Start:
November 8, 2021
Closing Date:
October 22, 2021
Interview Date:
November 2, 2021

About this role

We seek to appoint two full time and one part time candidates who are passionate and caring support assistants to work with children as part of our school team. You will support children with Education and Health Care Plans either alone or as part of a job share, supporting learning, health care and encouraging independence. We are particularly interested with candidates with a specialism in Downs Syndrome and/or Autism.  You will also contribute to some whole class general support. The positions are term time only contracts.

Support for Pupils

Assist with the development and implementation of Education, Health and Care Plans and/or other support plans, as required with a particular understanding of supporting children with Downs Syndrome and/or Autism

  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher

To find out more about the position then please contact Alison Moretti, School Business Manager on 0208 370 0660 or email: office@danegrove.barnetmail.net

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

Aplication Documents:
Job Title:
Relief Mealtime Supervisor/Kitchen Assistant
Position Start:
November 8, 2021
Closing Date:
October 22, 2021
Interview Date:
November 2, 2021

About this role

To assist in supervising and assisting pupils taking lunch and associated cleaning within the school dining environment.

You will also be required to supervise the school playground during the lunchtime period. You will be responsible to the Business Manager.

The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday term-time only, hours of work between 9am - 3pm as and when required.

We are also looking for kitchen relief staff to work between 9am and 2.30pm.

Personal Qualities

You must be flexible, work as part of a team and be child-friendly and encourage the pupils in providing a caring, healthy lunch provision. to apply:

  • To find out more about the position then please contact Alison Moretti, School Business Manager on 0208 370 0660 or email: office@danegrove.barnetmail.net

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

Aplication Documents:

Recruitment of staff

Danegrove Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We recognise that all staff, including volunteers, have a full and active part to play in protecting our children from harm. A key factor in this is ensuring we have a safe recruitment and selection process.

The main components in this include:

  • At every stage in the recruitment process the school’s commitment to child protection procedures is stated;ensuring the job description makes reference to the responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

  • The person specification includes specific reference to suitability to work with children obtaining and scrutinising comprehensive information from applicants and taking up and satisfactorily resolving any discrepancies or anomalies

  • Obtaining independent professional and character references that answer specific questions to help assess an applicant’s suitability to work with children and following up any concerns

  • A face to face interview that explores the candidate’s suitability to work with children as well as his/her suitability for the post

  • Verify the successful applicant’s identity

  • Verify that the successful applicant has academic or vocational qualifications claimed

  • Checking his/her previous employment history and experience including any periods of non-employment

  • Verifying that s/he has the health and physical capacity for the job

  • The mandatory check of the Children’s Barred List (formerly List 99) and a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB check)