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Welfare Assistant

Rossmore School
Starting salary is £17,711 (pro-rata)
Rossmore School
Working Pattern:
Term Time/Weekends
6.5 hours per day. 8.30 am - 3.30 pm.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
08/07/2020 at 23:55 PM
Rossmore School

Welfare Assistant Vacancy

The Head Teacher and Governors of Rossmore School wish to appoint a Grade 3, SCP2, Welfare Assistant to start in September 2020*. This role is to support two new starters with a varying degree of needs in Reception Class in September 2020. Although temporary initially until 31st August 2021, there is the possibility that this post will become permanent. The hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 3.30 pm (32.5 hours), 39 weeks per year (pro-rata), with a half hour lunch.

Rossmore School places the highest priority on keeping children safe in education and therefore applicants will be subject to stringent vetting processes and an enhanced DBS check (if successful).

Unfortunately, visits to school will not be possible at this time due to the current situation around COVID-19. However, you are welcome to contact us if you there are any questions you have and we will also endeavour to provide a virtual ‘tour’ to give you an opportunity to view our lovely school.

Applications should be completed online (preferably) and emailed to:

*Please note that the start date of September 2020 may need to be revised due to current restrictions  around COVID-19.


Closing date:      8th July 2020

Shortlisting:        9th July 2020

Interviews:       16th July 2020 (to be held via Zoom - times to be arranged)

A job description and person specification are also available on the school's website:

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in our job vacancy. Please complete the application as fully as possible and explain any gaps in your employment history. We would like to understand more about how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the job description and person specification for the role.

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