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Extended Roll Support Assistant (Outreach Worker)

Closing Date: 8a.m on Monday 8th July 2019

Interview Date: to be confirmed

Start date: September 2019


Chessbrook ESC is a small school working, in a range of capacities, with students who are experiencing difficulties, or who have been permanently excluded from their mainstream school. We offer Outreach support and a range of other successful Extended Roll services to a large number of secondary schools and primary schools in the South West Herts area. To support these services we require an additional Extended Roll Support Assistant to join our team offered Outreach service. It is essential that candidates have experience of working with young people and applications address the knowledge and experience and personal qualities outlined in the Person Specification.

We require a highly skilled person for up to four half or two full school days per week in the Autumn term. The salary range is H3 pro-rata. Due to fluctuating needs of secondary schools this role is being offered on a casual hours contract basis in the first instance; hourly rate is £9.74.

The successful candidate will work in secondary schools in Watford, Three Rivers or Bushey to engage with targeted students, in order to:

  • re-engage disaffected students in their mainstream school.
  • provide support to students predominantly in the secondary phase.
  • support students on reintegration or managed moves.
  • provide support in the management of students learning and behaviour through Extended Roll provision.

Please target your application to address the job description and person specification for this role (Please see or phone the school office to obtain copies of these). We welcome visits from potential applicants, please arrange by calling our school office.

 Please be aware that applications via CV will not be considered. We may contact you to fully complete application forms in order for you to be considered. You will be asked to sign applications submitted online. Unless candidates request otherwise, references will be sought in advance.

During the interview you will be challenged in relation to your attitude, motivation and values to young people. For applicants with previous school experience please note we are able to seek a reference from your previous Headteacher without informing you and we are able to reserve the right to interview you again following receipt of that reference.

As Chessbrook ESC is committed to promoting the safety of young people all positions require a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will be asked to provide, ahead of an interview, a signed declaration in relation to any previous offences in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


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Application Form