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  • Start date details

    August 2024

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type


Actual salary

£17,146 - £18,031

What skills and experience we're looking for



GCSE or equivalent in Maths/ numeracy and English/literacy

A level or equivalent in one or more subjects

Evidence of recent personal and/or professional development training


Experience of working with children in a school environment

Knowledge and skills:

Good communication skills, written and spoken

Clear handwriting

Good ICT skills and willingness to learn more

Good organisational skills

Knowledge of a range of strategies to promote good behaviour

Good time management skills and an ability to work under pressure


Enthusiasm for learning, for working with young people in a school environment, and participating in the wider life of the school

Appearance and health:

Appearance to inspire the confidence of staff, students and the community

A good punctuality and attendance record


A well written and well-presented application written specifically for this post



Degree or other Higher/Further Education qualification.

Interest in progressing within the education profession.


Experience of working with students aged 11-14

Knowledge and skills:

Knowledge of SEN issues

Experience of using presentation software, e.g. MS Powerpoint

Experience of using Smartboard or other interactive whiteboards

What the school offers its staff


We have a compelling desire to provide high quality, personalised and rounded education for everyone, right in the heart of our local community. We believe that no school can be deemed successful unless all those around it are also successful, popular and flourishing. Hence, we believe that dynamic, mutually accountable collaboration and challenge between local schools as members of the LiFE MAT is the cornerstone of our future success.

Each of our schools needs to be seen as a leader of, and vital to, its local community; each school is regarded as fundamental to the identity of its surrounding community. In this capacity we will relentlessly promote the values of inclusion and the celebration of diversity, alongside personal responsibility and respect.


  • Ensuring that every student achieves positive, life changing outcomes
  • Providing a whole education: academic excellence co-existing with an exceptional commitment to activity beyond the school gate
  • The relentless pursuit of excellence by;expecting this of every person, every day; recognising and celebrating behaviours that lead to great progress and promoting and celebrating elite performance inside school and in the wider world
  • Valuing and promoting the celebration and understanding of diversity and qualities of our staff and students
  • Ensuring that all students and staff feel known, appreciated and supported
  • Committing whole-heartedly to collaboration within, between and beyond our academies
  • Ensuring our curricula are agents for the promotion of our values

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 Ivanhoe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
870 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Ivanhoe School, our students come first. We recognise their different needs and work hard with them to develop their abilities and talents. We value the unique contribution of each student and want them to achieve their full potential.

Highly qualified teachers and support staff provide an excellent, caring environment in which students can learn and flourish safely. Our aspirations, expectations and commitment are relentlessly high for all members of the school community.

Ivanhoe School became Members of the LiFE Multi Academy Trust in July 2021. Ivanhoe School works closely with local LIFE MAT schools: Ashby School and Ibstock Community College as part of the 'National Forest Hub.'

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