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Beanfield Primary School

DSP Assistant

Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

Job Title: DSP Assistants

Location: Beanfield Primary School

Salary: BWT Grade 4 full time equivalent £19,794. Pro rata £14,935

Hours per week / Weeks per year: 32.5 hours, Monday to Friday 8.30am- 3.30pm, 39 weeks (term time plus 5 training days)

About Beanfield Primary School and the DSP Assistant role

Are you looking for an exciting challenge? Beanfield Primary School has the opportunity for an two exceptional people to join our team as a Designated Special Provision Assistant. You will support children with a range of special educational needs, where every day is different but rewarding.

We are looking for someone to join us on a 1 year fixed term basis supporting children within our Unit Provision.

The successful candidate will support our amazing children on their academic journey. You will work within a team of driven, passionate professionals, who each day provide high quality, personalised care and attention to all children within the Specialist Provision. You will be able to hit the ground running and contribute to implementing routines and structures for each individual.

If you can demonstrate a passion for ensuring children with special educational needs are not left behind, and instead given the opportunities, support and care to develop and become independent learners. Then this role for you!

As a member of staff at Beanfield Primary, we can offer you the following:

  • Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects
  • Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching school
  • The support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers and support staff who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
  • Freshly prepared Lunch provided for staff work more than 4 hours daily
  • Access to the latest technology throughout the school
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Child care vouchers, CPC Drive New car scheme
  • A range of staff social activities promoting the wellbeing of all staff

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

How to Apply

If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

To apply for the job straight away, please complete a copy of the application form included below and return to or alternatively post your application to;

Miss Donna Martin

Beanfield Primary School

Farmstead Road



NN18 0LJ

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

Closing date: 31st August 2022

Interview date: W/C 5th September 2022

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.