Activity Support Officer - Fairfield School (8512)

Special Schools
Fairfield School
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White Lee Road Batley West Yorkshire WF17 8AS
1-year Fixed term contract, Term Time only plus 5 Inset days.
Grade 5-6
£14,666 - £14,933

Working Hours: 29 Hours per week, Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 3.00pm, Friday 8.30am to 3.00pm

Fairfield is a large special school which provides for learners with a diverse range of complex and profound learning difficulties including physical and medical needs from 3-19 years.  We offer a broad, balanced and personalised curriculum which provides opportunities to enrich the daily lives of our students. At Fairfield we strive to encourage and develop a strong sense of achievement for all our pupils. Through our nurturing environments we build each individual’s potential to succeed in learning opportunities as valued members of our school community. We believe in having a positive approach towards school life; our pupils are encouraged to become motivated and confident individuals.

Fairfield was judged to be a ‘good’ school by OFSTED in June 2022.

We are looking to appoint an Activity Support Officer to support the learning and welfare of pupils/students with profound and severe needs. 

You will be expected to provide all aspects of personal care to our students, whilst additionally supporting the learning needs with individual pupils and small groups.

Experience of working with children/young people in a school environment is essential, and experience of working with pupils who have profound and multiple learning difficulties would be an advantage.

A particular emphasis would be in supporting, under the direction of specialists, the medical and physical needs of our pupils.

Fairfield School has a proud commitment to developing our staff through continued professional development, and we fully utilise the Apprenticeship Levy to enable staff to gain on the job qualifications.

To apply for this job please download and complete the application form, paper copies are available by contacting the school. A CV is not required. Previous applicants need not apply.

Application forms should be returned to the School Business Manager at the school either by email or by post.

Closing date: Monday 2nd January 2023

Interview date: Week Commencing Monday 9th January 2023

Start date: Monday 20th February 2023

End date: 18th February 2024

Available Downloads:

Schools Application Form

Schools Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

02 January 2023, 12:00 PM

This vacancy is closed to applications.