Support Assistant

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Tuke School
Education , Energy
Salary to be confirmed upon application
Peckham SE15
Job Type
Date Posted
15th May 2018

Job Description

Tuke School - Special School Support Assistant (SSSA)

32.5 hours per week. Term Time only.
Hay 6 Spinal point 20 - Full-time salary £22,902 pro rata £17,796.56.
Start Date – September 2018 or before

Do you think you have the qualities needed to work with students who have a range of special needs? Take a look at our website -[link removed]



We are a Secondary Special School, meeting the needs of young people with severe and complex learning needs. Tuke is a purpose built special school which provides specialist facilities for all of our students.
At the heart of our ethos and building design is our mission statement:

“Learning everywhere, inspiring everyone”

We are looking to recruit a committed person to join our permanent strong & professional support staff team.
We can offer you:
• Friendly, motivated staff teams to work with
• Extensive training, performance management, support and mentoring
• A vibrant and creative working environment
• Regular working hours (9am – 4pm) and school holidays

We are a three times Outstanding school: Key points from our Ofsted report 2016 include “The Leadership team has maintained an outstanding quality of education for students”, “pupils benefit from a stable and well-motivated staff team” and “Teachers and support staff work alongside other professionals to constantly assess how much progress pupils are making”

You will need to have:
• Basic numeracy and literacy skills
• An interest in working with people
• Effective team and interpersonal skills
• An ability to build good relationships staff as a member of a team
• The ability to engage students with complex needs
• Be of good physical health

Tuke School is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children. The nature of this post will require the successful applicant to be enhanced DBS checked

If you are considering making an application, I would strongly recommend that you arrange a visit. Please contact the school office on: 020 7525 8002 and we will be happy to show you around.

The application form and job description is available to download on the school website or by contacting our office staff on – 020 7525 8002. You may also pick up a pack from reception if you are close by.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4th June 2018
Short listed applicants will be notified of their interview, held on the 8th or 15th June 2018
If you are shortlisted, we will request references prior to the interview.


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