Milton Park Primary School Eastney Rd, Portsmouth PO4 8ET

Tel:023 9273 3792


Job details

Salary -Band 3

Closing date - 6th January 2019. 12pm

Children are at the heart of what we do here at Milton Park Primary School. We are a mainstream primary school in Portsmouth which also has a wonderful Inclusion Centre for 14 children with social communication difficulties (namely Autism). We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible support staff to join a caring and supportive team. Staff are always keen to go the extra mile for the children of our lovely school to support them with all aspects of day to day learning, and including any specific learning needs.

It would be desirable for the successful candidate have previous experience of working with SEND pupils and have a strong desire of getting involved in every aspect of the school. Experience with children and young adults that have autism at varying levels on the spectrum would also be an advantage. In order to enable our pupils to make the very best educational progress, they need support from staff who have sensitivity, resilience and understanding of their needs.

We are looking for professional individuals who are dedicated to working with children, with special education needs and some with some challenging behaviour, in our Inclusion Centre. Qualifications and experience are desirable but not essential; we will consider strong individuals who have worked in an educational environment and are able and willing to learn quickly ‘on the job’. 

The successful candidate will benefit from high-quality, ongoing professional development and the shared expertise of our committed and talented team of staff. 

Do you:

  • Understand how children develop, think and learn?
  • Have a strong commitment to safeguarding?
  • Have a passion for every child achieving what they might have thought impossible?
  • Have a commitment to breaking down barriers to learning?
  • Have a determination to secure positive progress and high aspirations for and with pupils?
  • Have a good sense of humour with an enthusiastic attitude to learning?
  • Build positive relationships with pupils?
  • Have a committed attitude and a desire to nurture a child’s enjoyment of school and life.

If so, we would like to hear from you!

To Apply:

Please download and complete the attached application and return it by email to: Michele Parratt (HR Support Officer) at mparratt@miltonparkprimaryschool.co.uk

Alternatively, please call into the school office to collect an application form. Please note that the school will be closed from 21st December 2018 and will re- open on 7th January 2019.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment.

We look forward to receiving your application.