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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    10 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Art and design

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time Hours to be agreed. Part time Hours to be agreed

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3 (£23,500 to £23,893 FTE)

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • GCSE Grade C in English and Maths
  • Willingness and ability to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training and development in the post.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a range of audiences.
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to use standard ICT packages including Adobe Photoshop
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload to meet appropriate deadlines.
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Previous experience within an art and photography related role
  • Ability to motivate young people in art and photography related subjects
  • Flexible
  • Creative
  • Adaptable
  • Honest and reliable
  • Calm under pressure
  • Patient
  • Empathetic with young people
  • Team player
  • High personal and professional standards
  • A desire to play an active role within the life of the school.

What the school offers its staff


1. Excellence

At Newfield School, we are unwavering in our dedication to providing an excellent education. Joining our team means committing to the pursuit of academic excellence both inside and outside the classroom.

2. Inclusivity

Community is important to us and as a staff member, you will be part of a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming school where everyone is valued.

3. Student Success

Newfield School is passionate about student success. By joining us, you become a vital part of the mission to empower students to thrive in all areas of learning, in Newfield and beyond. All our students go on to post-16 study or training in the best performing sixth forms and providers. Our Alumni stay in touch and contribute to the next generation of Newfield students.

4. Inspiring Curriculum

Our school offers an inspiring broad curriculum that emphasises knowledge acquisition, curiosity, and a love for learning. As a staff member, you will have the opportunity to inspire and engage students in their educational journey both in school and beyond to post-16 study.

5. Positive Atmosphere

The positive atmosphere at Newfield School is contagious. Join our team and experience a friendly and purposeful environment where good behaviour, hard work, and the pursuit of learning are celebrated.

6. Character

We believe in fostering good character. As a member of staff, you will have the opportunity to instil our core values of curiosity, consideration, and commitment in our students, preparing them for success in education and beyond.

7. Professional Development

Newfield School highly values professional development. Joining us means you'll have access to ongoing training and opportunities for growth, ensuring your continued development as an educator.

8. Support

We set high expectations for our staff, and in return, we provide strong support and a manageable workload. Your success and well-being are paramount to us.

9. Running an Exceptional School

Our school has a proven track record of success. Join a team that consistently achieves excellent outcomes and be part of our mission to continue making exceptional progress with our students.

10.Mercia Learning Trust

Newfield School is part of Mercia Learning Trust, a thriving and growing multi-academy trust. As a member of our team, you will be part of an ambitious Trust dedicated to improving the life chances of students and professionals alike.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Newfield Secondary School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1046 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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