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Waking Night Assistant
  • Employer: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
  • Reference: PARK/21/141617
  • Published: Sat 23/01/2021, 19:45 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/02/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Nights, Part Time
  • Hours: 19 hours per week, 23.45 - 09.15 Monday and Wednesday over night
  • Salary: £10,000 - £14,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Kent, Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy

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Waking Night Assistant


To start Summer Term 2021

Actual Term Time Salary: NJC Points 7 – 11 

Pt 7=£9,011.46 plus night allowance of £3,003.82 to Pt 11=£9,754.19 plus night allowance of £3,251.14

Including Outer Fringe Allowance of £280.77
19 hours per week, for 38 weeks per year. INSET days are paid in addition

Are you:

  • Energetic, enthusiastic and hard working
  • Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs
  • Conscientious and innovative
  • Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes displaying challenging behaviours.

Parkwood Hall is a residential and day school for pupils aged 8-19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties and other complex needs including autism and language difficulties. We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and pupils are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish. Parkwood Hall aims to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success. The core learning values, which are at the centre of the curriculum, focus upon developing the student’s resilience and ability to make informed life choices.

We need a new WNA to join an existing team. You will be required to work with the students to assist with activities and social and personal skills.  Some personal care support may be needed.  The duties include night-time working to ensure the safeguarding and safety of our students overnight. Experience of working with children or young people is highly desirable.


The core hours of this job are 11.45pm to 09.15am Monday and Wednesday. Term time only.


It is highly desirable that applicants hold a relevant qualification at NVQ level 3 otherwise you will be expected to begin working towards such a qualification within 3 months of starting work at Parkwood Hall School.

Applications and information can be found at under the ‘work for us’ tab and must be returned electronically to

Please note that CV’s alone cannot be accepted All posts are subject to references, enhanced clearance from the DBS and a 6 month probation period.   

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Candidate Privacy notice can be found on our website.

We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS Disclosure is required.


Closing date:                    Noon Monday 1st February 2021

Interview date:              Thursday 25th February 2021