Vacancies


Ravenswood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All adults working routinely on the site will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references and will be asked to complete a 'Disclosure by Association' form.  All adults working here need to follow our safeguarding policy and the "Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings" which can be found here.  A 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all teaching applicants.

 

 

How do I apply for a voluntary or paid position?

 

You can use either method:

1. Complete an application by hand (either the word or the pdf version opposite) and return it to Ravenswood School.

    or

2. Complete the Word version of the application form electronically and email it as an attachment to:

info@ravenswoodonline.org.uk

 

CVs are not accepted.

 

 

 

  

Permanent Staff

 

 

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT


Hours: Full time 32.5 hours/week, term time only plus INSET days
Contract: Permanent
Salary: JG4.7 £20,444 to £22,129 per annum
Actual salary: £15,635- £16,924

 

Ravenswood is a special school in Nailsea for young people with Special Educational Needs.  We are a thriving school with a dedicated staff team who work hard to ensure our pupils are supported to achieve their full potential.  Community values and partnership are at the heart of what we do and we are all immensely proud to be part of this successful school.

 

We are looking to appoint, as soon as possible or for September 2022, Learning Support Assistants who will join our expanding team.  Staff may work across the school within our primary department, secondary departments or Post 16, which cater for pupils who are working at early pre-key stage standards through to those working at Entry Levels and GCSE.


We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated staff who have an outstanding track record and are ready for an exciting new challenge.  We are a strong learning community that strives to make what we offer to our staff, pupils and families the best it can be.  If you share these values, then we want you to join our team!


The successful candidates will make an important contribution to the school ethos.  Their role will include supporting pupils on a daily basis, supporting small learning groups, working with staff to ensure an inclusive approach and working collaboratively to support the learning needs of pupils.


The successful candidate will have:
• Some experience of working with pupils with additional needs.
• A flexible and proactive approach to supporting pupils.
• Ability to communicate well with pupils, teachers and adults.

 

For further details please see the job description and person specification below.  To apply for this position please complete and return a Support Staff application form from the links at the top of this page.

 

Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022, at 9am
Interview Date: Thursday 7th July 2022
Start Date: September 2022

 

Job Description

Person Specification

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL CLASSROOM ASSISTANT

 

Hours: Full time 32.5 hours/week, term time only plus INSET days
Contract: Permanent
Salary: JG3
Actual salary: Pro rata 32.5hrs a week £15,028

 

Ravenswood is an all-age Special School for pupils with complex needs.  This includes pupils with severe learning difficulties, those with communication difficulties and those with emotional/social difficulties.  We also have provision for autistic children.

 

We are looking to appoint a General Classroom Assistant to work within the school alongside the classroom team to provide support for the personal care, learning and social needs of pupils, which ensures that they have a safe and healthy environment to learn and develop.

 

To act as an integral part of the school staff team, and as such to contribute to the overall aims of the school, working within agreed policies and procedures.

 

We are looking for a candidate who is:
• Highly organised, efficient and effective, with a positive attitude;
• Excellent communicators with the ability to build relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues;
• Enthusiastic, caring and willing to contribute to all aspects of school life.

 

If you are organised, sociable and thrive on busy schedules where no two days are the same, this role could be for you.

 

Ravenswood is an equal opportunities employer and an enhanced DBS check will be required.

 

For further details please see the job description and person specification below.  To apply for this position please complete and return a Support Staff application form from the links at the top of this page.

 

Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022, at 9am
Interview Date: Thursday 7th July 2022
Start Date: September 2022

 

Job Description

Person Specification

 

 

 

 

Fixed-term Contracts

 

 

 

EARLY YEARS LEVEL 3 APPRENTICESHIP AT RAVENSWOOD SCHOOL

 

Find out more and apply on the Weston College website.

 

 

 

 

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

 

Hours: Full time 32.5 hours/week, term time only plus INSET days
Contract: Fixed term, until August 2023
Salary: JG4.7 £20,444 to £22,129 per annum
Actual salary: £15,635- £16,924

 

Ravenswood is a special school in Nailsea for young people with Special Educational Needs.  We are a thriving school with a dedicated staff team who work hard to ensure our pupils are supported to achieve their full potential.  Community values and partnership are at the heart of what we do and we are all immensely proud to be part of this successful school.


We are looking to appoint, as soon as possible or for September 2022, Learning Support Assistants who will join our expanding team.  Staff may work across the school within our primary department, secondary department or Post 16 which cater for pupils who are working at early pre-key stage standards through to those working at Entry Levels and GCSE.  

 

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated staff who have an outstanding track record and are ready for an exciting new challenge.  We are a strong learning community that strives to make what we offer to our staff, pupils and families the best it can be.  If you share these values, then we want you to join our team!


The successful candidates will make an important contribution to the school ethos.  Their role will include supporting pupils on a daily basis, supporting small learning groups, working with staff to ensure an inclusive approach and working collaboratively to support the learning needs of pupils.


The successful candidate will have:
• Some experience of working with pupils with additional needs.
• A flexible and proactive approach to supporting pupils.
• The ability to communicate well with pupils, teachers and adults.

 

For further details please see the job description and person specification below.  To apply for this position please complete and return a Support Staff application form from the links at the top of this page.

 

Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022, at 9am
Interview Date: Thursday 7th July 2022
Start Date: September 2022

  

Job Description

Person Specification

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL CLASSROOM ASSISTANT

 

Hours: Full time 32.5 hours/week, term time only plus INSET days
Contract: Fixed term, until August 2023
Salary: JG3
Actual salary: Pro rata 32.5hrs a week £15,028

 

Ravenswood is an all-age Special School for pupils with complex needs.  This includes pupils with severe learning difficulties, those with communication difficulties and those with emotional/social difficulties.  We also have provision for autistic children.

 

We are looking to appoint a General Classroom Assistant to work within the school alongside the classroom team to provide support for the personal care, learning and social needs of pupils, which ensures that they have a safe and healthy environment to learn and develop.

 

To act as an integral part of the school staff team, and as such to contribute to the overall aims of the school, working within agreed policies and procedures.

 

We are looking for a candidate who is:
• Highly organised, efficient and effective, with a positive attitude;
• Excellent communicators with the ability to build relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues;
• Enthusiastic, caring and willing to contribute to all aspects of school life.

 

If you are organised, sociable and thrive on busy schedules where no two days are the same, this role could be for you.

 

Ravenswood is an equal opportunities employer and an enhanced DBS check will be required.

 

For further details please see the job description and person specification below.  To apply for this position please complete and return a Support Staff application form from the links at the top of this page.

 

Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022, at 9am
Interview Date: Thursday 7th July 2022
Start Date: September 2022

 

Job Description

Person Specification

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL MEALS SUPERVISORY ASSISTANT

 

Hours: 6.25hrs per week Mon-Fri term time only

Contract type: Fixed term until 31st August 2022

Grade: JG1.2

Actual salary: £2,570

 

We have a vacancy for a Lunchtime Supervisor to help our children, both with their meals and in the playground.

 

The successful applicant will be friendly, caring, reliable and enjoy working with children with special needs.  A calm approach to behavior management is essential.

 

Ravenswood is an all age special school (4 - 18) for children with complex and severe learning difficulties.  We also have provision for children with autism.

 

Appointment to work at Ravenswood School is dependent upon a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and medical checks.  The hours for this position will be 1.25 hours per day (12:30pm to 1:45pm), term-time only.

 

If you are interested in this position please see the Job Description below and complete and return a Support Staff application form from the links at the top of this page.  Candidates invited for interview will be given an opportunity to see the school at lunchtime.

 

Start date: As soon as possible.

  

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Supply Staff / Volunteers

 

  

If you are interested in joining us as a member of supply staff or a volunteer please contact Katie Barnes (Deputy Head): email kbarnes@ravenswoodonline.org.uk or telephone 01275 854134

 

 

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT - CASUAL

 

Hours: Casual
Contract: Casual
Actual salary: Pro rata 32.5hrs a week £15,028


Ravenswood is an all age Special School for pupils with complex needs.  This includes pupils with severe learning difficulties, those with communication difficulties and those with emotional/social difficulties.  We also have provision for autistic children.


We are seeking to appoint Casual Learning Support Assistants to join our committed and enthusiastic team.  The successful candidates will be committed to raising pupils’ standards of achievement throughout the school day and in supporting pupils developing social and emotional development.  We are particularly interested in appointing LSAs with musical or creative abilities who are willing to use skills in showcasing pupils’ achievements.


Ravenswood is an equal opportunities employer and an enhanced DBS check will be required.


Further details are available via the links below.  To apply for this position please use the Support Staff application form (see links at the top right of this page).


Interview Date: To be confirmed

 

Job Description

Person Specification