Activity Support Officer - Fairfield School (11292)




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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. More details about our school can be found at

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: Friday 1st December 2023 at 12 noon

Interview date: Week commencing 11th December 2023

Start date: Monday 8th January 2024

End date: 5th January 2025

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