Vacancies

Details of current vacancies at The Clare School can be found below.

The Clare School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.

These posts are likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation and/or age.


If you would like to volunteer at The Clare School, please see our volunteering page here.

Physical and Personal Support Assistants

  • 35.5 hours per week Part-time 
  • Term time + 1 week
  • Temporary for one year initially
  • Scale C £9.36 – £9.55 per hour 

The Clare School is looking to appoint a Personal and Physical Support Assistant.  We are a warm and welcoming school, which was graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted at its last inspection.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring Physical and Personal Support Assistant who will support the whole range of children and young people throughout the school.  Pupils at The Clare School have a wide range of learning, physical, sensory, communication and medical needs. 
You will assist pupils who have reduced continence control with their toileting, cleaning and changing, at all times ensuring that the pupils are comfortable and treated with dignity.  You will also help pupils with their postural management such as supporting them with walking, using standing frames and supporting and encouraging them to participate in their physiotherapy routines.  Part of this role will involve helping pupils with their feeding and drinking, including gastrostomy feeding.  Full training will be provided.
We would welcome applications for job share, part time or reduced hours working for the right candidate.  Visits to the school to meet our fantastic pupils are encouraged. For an informal discussion please contact Emma Collins at the school.

We are looking for a person who:
– Has NVQ level 1 or equivalent
– Is reliable and trustworthy
– Has an exemplary attendance record
– Has a positive attitude with a ‘can do’ approach
– Is caring and committed

How to apply (previous applicants need not apply)
A job description and person specification is available by clicking here
You can download an Employment Application Form by clicking here and completing your details. Completed applications should be emailed to office@clare.norfolk.sch.uk .

Closing date: Sat Dec 21st 2019


Specialist Support Assistants

  • 32.5 hours per week 
  • Term time + 1 week
  • Temporary for one year initially
  • Scale C £9.74 per hour

The Clare School is looking to appoint a Specialist Support Assistant.  We are a warm and welcoming school, which was graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted at its last inspection.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring Specialist Support Assistant who will work with the whole range of children and young people throughout the school.  Pupils at The Clare School have a wide range of learning, physical, sensory, communication and medical needs. 

You will assist pupils with their learning activities and support them to engage in the curriculum and classroom lessons.  You will be kind and patient, enabling our pupils to achieve to their highest ability.  You will provide help and support, but foster independence wherever possible.  You will role model a love for learning and show enthusiasm for working with our children and young people.

We are looking for a person who:

  • Has NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Is reliable and trustworthy
  • Has an exemplary attendance record
  • Has a positive attitude with a ‘can do’ approach
  • Is caring and committed to the highest standards of support for our pupils

We would welcome applications for job share, part time or reduced hours working for the right candidate.  Visits to the school to meet our fantastic pupils are encouraged.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please contact Emma Collins for an informal discussion about the role.

How to apply (previous applicants need not apply)
A job description and person specification is available by clicking here
You can download an Employment Application Form by clicking here and completing your details. Completed applications should be emailed to office@clare.norfolk.sch.uk .

Closing date: Sat Dec 21st 2019