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*** WE ARE RECRUITING ***

Thank you for visiting this page and for your interest in working for Kisharon.

At Kisharon we are still up and running and looking to the future. During the current Covid-19 circumstances our critical workers are continuing to support children and adults with learning disabilities, both directly and remotely. Please see the live adverts below for Kisharon School, Kisharon Vocational College and Tuffkid Nursery where services are now partially open at the same time as being delivered remotely. We are also preparing for September 2020. (Adult Service recruitment is on hold.)

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We are passionate about fulfilling our mission of supporting each unique person so they can progress, achieve independence, enjoy life and be included in the communities in which they live. If you have the energy and enthusiasm to help grow our success – read on to see the current vacancies. We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our team.

For general details about working at Kisharon such as benefits, training, etc., click on Working for us 

Kisharon expects all staff to share our commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. An Enhanced DBS criminal check is required for most roles.

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Kisharon School, London NW11: Catering Manager

Permanent/Part time

Start date: ASAP

(Salary will be up to £20,000 FTE – actual salary for part time hours will be up to £14,100)

Kisharon School is a special school for pupils aged 4-19 years, has an integrated approach towards developing the potential and independence of our pupils with moderate to severe and profound learning difficulties.

This is an exciting time to join Kisharon School as we are moving into our brand new, state of the art school building in Hendon NW4, in September 2020.

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic catering manager, eager to make a positive contribution to our growing school. We are looking for someone who has a very good background in catering and nutrition and who understands the key role that an excellent school meals service provides.

The Catering Manager is an essential member of the school support team and will take the lead on the smooth running of our brand-new kitchen in our new purpose-built school.   You will demonstrate a hands-on approach as you will be leading the staff of Front of House and Back of House, to achieve the best possible results. You will also be responsible for the whole food offering.

As a professional, you will have up to date knowledge and expertise in producing healthy kosher meals for our pupils whilst balancing the SEN needs and allergies of individual pupils.  Full training will be provided.

You will have experience from either a school catering or commercial contract catering site and are looking to grow within our school.  A good head for finances, budgeting and stock control is necessary as well as excellent presentation and communication skills and will be able to demonstrate a real passion for healthy food and service.

The Catering Manager will be serving approximately, initially 40 meals per day.  Over time, this will increase to a maximum of 72 meals per day as our school grows and as our pupil numbers increase.  You will be responsible for the direct line management of the Kitchen Assistants.

For a job description and application pack please visit www.kisharonschool.org.uk or contact the school directly at workwithus@kisharonschool.org.uk or on 07956633830 

Closing Date: Thursday 9 July 2020

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 13 July 2020

Kisharon is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding the welfare of children and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

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Kisharon School, London NW11: Site Assistant

Permanent/Full time

Start date: JULY 2020

(Salary will be up to £19,000 depending on experience)

Kisharon School is a special school for pupils aged 4-19 years and has an integrated approach towards developing the potential and independence of our pupils with moderate to severe and profound learning difficulties.

This is an exciting time to join Kisharon School as we are moving into our brand new, state of the art school building in Hendon NW4, in September 2020.

We are looking to appoint a highly skilled, enthusiastic Site Assistant with a clean driving license who will be able to drive the school minibus and who is eager to make a positive contribution to our growing academy. We are looking for someone who has a very good background in maintenance and who understands the key role that an excellent Site Assistant provides to a special school.

The Site Assistant is an essential member of the school support team and will work under the direction of the Site Manager to ensure the smooth running of our new purpose-built school. You will demonstrate a hands-on approach as you will efficiently and effectively help manage the school site, buildings, grounds and associated services. You will ensure the security of the site and contents, in line with agreed procedures and practices.

As a professional, you will ideally have experience within a similar role within a school setting, or be a talented, highly motivated individual with the willingness and aptitude to learn. You will be professional in your conduct towards colleagues, students and school visitors at all times, with the ability to carry out given duties in an organised, efficient, and friendly manner.

Serviced by the London Underground, National Rail services and local buses, this School is easily accessible from all areas of North and Central London. Free street parking is also available for those who drive.

What you can expect to receive:

CPD

Generous pension scheme

Minimum of 28 days annual leave including bank holidays and core Jewish holidays

Guidance of working with our experienced Site Manager

For a job description and application pack please visit www.kisharonschool.org.uk or contact the school directly at workwithus@kisharonschool.org.uk or on 07956633830 

Kisharon is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding the welfare of children and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

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Kisharon School, London NW11: Full Time Teaching Assistant

(All experience levels welcome)

(Salary will be from £14,800 depending on experience)

This is an exciting time to join Kisharon School as we are moving into our brand new, state of the art school building in Hendon NW4, in September 2020.

Are you passionate about empowering students with learning difficulties?

  • Do you have the enthusiasm, commitment and determination to develop our students?
  • Can you roll up your sleeves and work under pressure, as part of a dedicated team?
  • Are you highly motivated, with strong communication and interpersonal skills?
  • Are you committed to an ethos that promotes the progress and well-being of each pupil?

If you can respond with “Yes” to the above questions, we want to hear from you!

The successful candidate will work under the guidance of specialist teaching staff. Responsibilities will include:

  • undertaking classroom and school wide work
  • providing care and enabling access to learning for all pupils
  • carrying out pupils support programmes
  • assisting the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom

Kisharon School is a special school for pupils aged 4-19 years, has an integrated approach towards developing the potential and independence of our pupils with moderate to severe and profound learning difficulties.

For a job description and application pack please visit www.kisharonschool.org.uk or contact the school directly at workwithus@kisharonschool.org.uk or on 07956633830 

Kisharon is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding the welfare of children and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

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Kisharon Vocational College, NW London: Support Assistant

Do you have the drive to support college students in our Vocational College Study Programme?

As a College Support Assistant you will:

  • Support students at college aged 18-25 with learning disabilities on a 1:1 basis
  • Support students’ independence and inclusion in education, vocational and community life
  • Work as part of, and be supported by, our leading and dedicated team
  • Bring your own interests, creativity and enthusiasm to engage with the people we support
  • Commit to showing dignity and respect at all times to the individuals we support
  • Make a real difference to people’s lives in highly fulfilling roles
  • Have access to a wide range of employee benefits e.g. season ticket loan, rewards and discounts at popular retailers, childcare vouchers, etc.

The role will involve personal care:

Start date: September 2020

Salary: Competitive rates according to experience

Additional hours may be available throughout the year supporting college students and other adults with learning disabilities.

Interested? Click here for an application form and here to see the job description. For further details contact the HR Team at recruitment@kisharon.org.uk.

For an informal chat call Aviva Braunold, Manager of Kisharon Vocational College, on 07377862895.

Send completed applications to Donna Deena Jacobs, HR Administrator recruitment@kisharon.org.uk

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Tuffkid Nursery, London NW11: Nursery Key Worker

All applicants must have, or be willing to work towards, an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.

Start date:           September 2020

Hours:                  5 days a week (term time only)

5 mornings:          8.15am -1.30pm, plus

2 – 4 afternoons: 1.30pm – 3.45pm

Ofsted rating “Outstanding” 2011 & 2016.

Tuffkid is looking for a vibrant, enthusiastic Nursery Key Worker to join our passionate and dedicated team and work with special needs and mainstream children, following EYFS guidelines.

Experience with Special Educational Needs is not required as full training will be provided. All applicants must have an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent or relevant degree.

Tuffkid brings extensive experience in nurturing the early development of children from 2 to 4 years of age. The Nursery Key Worker will help to provide innovative and creative opportunities for children to grow and develop in a safe and stimulating environment.

Salary:           Excellent, according to experience and qualifications.

Benefits:       Includes ten training days with top professors.

Click here for an application form and click on job description to access details about this role.

For staff benefits, click here https://www.kisharon.org.uk/about-us/working-for-us/ 

or contact Donna Deena Jacobs, HR Administrator, on 020 3209 1182.

Send completed applications to recruitment@kisharon.org.uk

We welcome applicants from all sectors of the community.

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** With regret, under the current Covid-19 circumstances, our Adult Service recruitment is on hold **

However, if you are interested in applying for a position, please have a look at our vacancies below, complete an application form and we will process your application when possible.

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Wellbeing Companion/ Support Worker – ON HOLD

HA8

We are seeking a Wellbeing Companion for Illana, an independent woman who requires support with her day to day activities.

Illana would like a female support worker who is on time, reliable and someone she can talk to.

Illana would like support for going out, shopping, going for walks, cleaning, laundry and preparing dinner.

The role is based in Edgware and is short evening shifts, for example 5.00 -7.00pm or 5.00-8.00pm and an occasional Sunday 11.00am-6.00pm.

Our main priority for this role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes. No prior experience/ qualification necessary. Pay is between £9.00-£11.00 per hour depending on experience/ qualifications.

Click here for an application form and click on job description to access details about this role.

For an informal discussion about this post please call Natalie Aarons on 020 8371 3661.

For general enquiries contact Donna Deena Jacobs, HR Administrator, on 020 3209 1182.

Kisharon is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS criminal check may be required.

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Kisharon Adult Services: Wellbeing Support Workers – ON HOLD

Location: North and North West London

We are recruiting: full time, part time and casual Wellbeing Support Workers for our transformed and integrated Day Opportunities & Supported Living services.

Could this be you?

Our main priority is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes. You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent Wellbeing Support Worker.

Above all we want people who share our values. These are:

  • Commitment to showing dignity and respect at all times to the individuals we support
  • Asking and prioritising their needs and wishes, and supporting people to achieve them independently wherever possible
  • Providing excellent care, support and being the best we can
  • Working well together as part of our leading and innovative team
  • Bringing your own interests and creativity to engage the people we support

Are these values important to you?

The role is varied and no two days will be the same. It is likely to include:

  • support with personal care needs
  • enabling meaningful vocational work experiences
  • building confidence, self-esteem and independence
  • developing opportunities to enable relationships in the local community.
  • organising and participating in a wide range of their specific interests to help their development such as exercise, cooking, arts & crafts, drama, music, gardening, shopping trips and social occasions within a religious Jewish ethos.

Training and development will be provided. Key is a willingness to learn and develop new skills, be positive and the ability to work as part of a team.

Flexible shifts are available on weekdays, evenings, overnight and weekends: £9.15 – £10.75 p/hour.

Interested? Click here for an application form and click on job description to access details about this role.

Send completed applications to Donna Deena Jacobs, HR Administrator recruitment@kisharon.org.uk

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