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Waking Night Assistant
  • Employer: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
  • Reference: PARK/21/156388
  • Published: Wed 18/05/2022, 17:51 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/06/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Nights
  • Hours: 19 hours per week, 23.45 - 09.15 Monday and Wednesday over night
  • Salary: PT 7=£9,169.33 plus night allowance of £3,056.44 to Pt 11=£9,925.06 plus night allowance of £3,308.35 Including Outer Fringe Allowance of £285.70
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy, Kent

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Waking Night Assistant


To start in September 2022

Actual Term Time Salary: NJC Points 7 – 11 

PT 7=£9,169.33 plus night allowance of £3,056.44 to Pt 11=£9,925.06 plus night allowance of £3,308.35

Including Outer Fringe Allowance of £285.70
19 hours per week, for 38 weeks per year. INSET days are paid in addition

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

Are you:

Conscientious and innovative

Energetic, enthusiastic and hard working

Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs

Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team

Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes display 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.

Experience of working with children or young people is desirable but a ‘can do attitude’ and positive approach are essential. 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.

Application forms and further information can be requested from 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: Sunday Midnight 12th June 2022

Interview date: w/c 27th June 2022