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Teaching and Play Assistant Vacancy

(32.5 hours per week, term time only. 08.30 -15.30 hours, Actual Salary £20,871 p.a)


Fixed Term Contract until 26-02-2021 in the first instance, subject to specific funding from SCC SEND department.


Are you able to work successfully with boys who have complex neurodevelopment disorders such as ADHD / FASD / PDA / ODD /Sp.LD / ASD or developmental delay?


The Polygon School is a specialist school that supports, educates and helps to make a difference to the lives of 69 boys and  young men with social, emotional and mental health issues.


We are looking for a person able to support one specific child to achieve the outcomes in his Education, Health and Care plan, whilst supporting him to remain within his class group. This post is subject to a mid-year review.


Can you be the welcoming face to greet pupils every morning?

Can you keep your head in a crisis?

Can you lead a sporting activity 30 boys and young men for half an hour and then switch to listening to someone read a moment later?


Can you empathise with social difficulties, and yet keep firm professional boundaries?


Could you motivate a teenage boy to participate in developing his social skills and academic potential?


Could you run a football session every lunch time?  If so, we would like to hear from you!


Working hours between 8.30 and 15.30hrs Monday to Friday, during school term dates.

Salary Grade 6 point 15


Starting date as soon as possible.


Job description, Person Specification and Application forms can be downloaded from this site or by emailing


Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 9th October 2020 at 12.00 noon.


Interviews will be held on Friday 17th October 2020 – candidates are advised to keep this date free to attend interview.