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  • Start date details

    For January 2024 or earlier

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

G6 - £27,008 per annum for the hours shown

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A sound knowledge of safeguarding legislation and procedures
  • A sound knowledge of current issues regarding the mentoring and support of young people, the social and emotional aspects of learning and safeguarding
  • The ability to produce concise and accurate reports, both verbal and written
  • Experience of working with students, families, staff and external agencies to improve outcomes for young people
  • The ability to work under pressure, stay calm and meet deadlines
  • Successful experience of mentoring and supporting secondary aged students
  • Successful experience of leading or co-ordinating support for young people
  • To be enthusiastic and lively in approach
  • A knowledge and understanding of strategies to improve wellbeing and academic achievement
  • An understanding of how to use data to plan actions that improve outcomes for vulnerable individuals
  • The ability to advocate for and support young people
  • An understanding of the needs of students who are children in need, children with a child protection plan, those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and young carers
  • To enjoy working collaboratively with a wide range of diverse colleagues and external professionals and have evidence of successful collaborative work
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good computer and administrative skills
  • Excellent punctuality and attendance
  • Maintain complete confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Be committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the principles and practice of equal opportunities
  • Be committed to the principles and practice of safeguarding all young people

What the school offers its staff

  • State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
  • Fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
  • You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school
  • Exceptional and wide ranging CPD opportunities
  • Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan for staff etc.
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Free use of the on-site gym
  • Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment.
All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks. Online searches may be completed for shortlisted candidates as part of due diligence checks. It is an offence to apply for any role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all posts are listed as exempted employment. You therefore need to reveal all spent convictions during the recruitment and vetting process.

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About Whitmore High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1733 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Whitmore High School is a mixed comprehensive school with an excellent record of achievement.

Students are expected to achieve the highest standards of work and behaviour in a positive, friendly but disciplined atmosphere. Our staff are highly qualified and passionate about ensuring all students reach their full potential and we work closely with parents to achieve this aim.

At Whitmore High School we aim to provide the best possible education for all our students by:

* Promoting a broad and balanced curriculum in which students take an active part in their own learning.

* Recognising the needs of individuals, placing suitable high demands on them and stimulating them to achieve success.

* Encouraging students to aim for the highest standards of work and behaviour at all times.

* Creating an ordered and friendly community where relationships are positive and founded on courtesy, respect and shared values.

* Acknowledging the importance of links between home, school and the wider community.

* Maintaining a spirit of constructive self-criticism, regularly considering improvements to existing practice.

Arranging a visit to Whitmore High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@whitmore.harrow.sch.uk.

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