Job vacancy – Fortalice – Education Assistant (Children’s Services)

Job Title: Education Assistant (Children’s Services)
Salary/ Rate:£10.52 per hour
Location: Bolton
Closing Date: midnight on Sunday 11th April 2021
Date of Interview: week commencing Monday 19th April 2021.
Hours: 21 hours term time only
Contract Period: · Permanent post

Background Information

Fortalice was established in 1977 to provide emergency accommodation and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse within their own homes.

The organisation has expanded over the past years and now provides a wide range of services for women, families, children and young people within both the Refuge and the Outreach Support Centre. The ethos of Fortalice in relation to support is to focus on self-help, promoting self-esteem, confidence and independence to enable women to break free from abusive relationships and reduce the chance of re-victimisation thus moving on to a self-sustaining, independent life.

Education Assistant (Children’s Services)

Permanent post – 21 hours term time only

(There may be additional hours available both term time and through school holidays to meet the needs of the organisation)

£10.52 per hour

Due to exciting new opportunities, we are currently looking to recruit an innovative Education Assistant to join our highly experienced and dynamic Children’s Services Team. The post is part of an established team that delivers educational packages in schools and will contribute to our growing children and young people’s services.

  • The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check due to the nature of the work undertaken by the organisation
  • A current valid driving licence and the ability to provide a suitable vehicle for work with insurance cover for business use is essential
  • To apply for the post, please request an application pack by email [email protected] The closing date for applications to be returned is midnight on Sunday 11th April 2021. Please note that any completed applications received after this date will not be considered. If you do not receive a response within five working days from the closing date, then you have not been selected for interview.
  • We will be looking to hold interviews on the week commencing Monday 19th April 2021.
  • Women only applicants can apply for the post as this is an occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act under section 7.2e of the Equality Act 2010