We would like to appoint a talented and committed Student Care and Welfare Assistant to join The Hayfield School to become part of our SEND department. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children and young people including providing support with medical conditions and providing personal care. They will be confident and organised with a calm and composed approach. Previous experience of working in a care setting or school would be an advantage. The successful candidate should be emotionally intelligent, have excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player. The core purpose of the role will be to provide learning support to students to enable them to achieve their full potential.

In return, you will join a happy and harmonious school community that prides itself on valuing its best asset, the staff. The work-life balance of colleagues is taken very seriously by the Headteacher and both staff turn-over and absence are very low. This is a great place to work!

We offer an excellent professional development programme in-house and support colleagues to attend external training linked to their role and career ambitions. Whilst at our school, colleagues are expected to have a strong work ethic, they are treated as individuals and with kindness and decency.

We do not take recruitment lightly. Choosing the right candidate is taken very seriously and not ever done for the sake of filling a gap. It is really equally important to us that the right candidate chooses our school because they believe in what we are trying to achieve and the way in which we do this. The job is never done and every year we have different students arriving all with their unique personalities, aspirations and desires. We celebrate this and do whatever it takes to make sure they have the best possible memories of school but also the right academic profile.

The school is deceptively accessible within the Yorkshire and Humberside area, with colleagues travelling from as far afield as Grimsby, Leeds, York and Wakefield. The school is set in the village of Auckley and benefits from extensive grounds. New College Doncaster is situated next door where many of our young people progress to post-16.

Application forms can be found on the TES vacancies section and the school website together with further information. Please contact HR Manager, Paula Kynman, 01302 770579, pky@thehayfieldschool.co.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post. We aim for diversity within our workforce.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early therefore the advertisement will close either on the advertised date or on the day of a decision to close early.

Please note that if you have not been contacted by Monday 22 July please assume that your application was unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications.