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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type


Actual salary

£18,547.96 - £19,533.48

Pay scale

Grade 7 Pay Point 11-14

What skills and experience we're looking for



- A relevant qualification at level 3 of the National Qualifications Framework

- Level 2 qualification in maths/numeracy and English/literacy

- Evidence of ongoing professional development

- Experience of successful work with young people in a formal setting


- University or higher education qualification

- At least one year’s experience of working effectively with young people in primary or secondary education



- Knowledge of child protection and health and safety procedures

- Awareness of statutory frameworks relevant to the role

- Possess a range of strategies to promote positive behaviour

- Good knowledge of effective ways of working with students to ensure they make significant progress

- Able to provide highly effective oral and written feedback to learners, based on an effective knowledge of a range of techniques to assess student progress

- Good working knowledge of how to develop literacy and numeracy skills

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Able to work effectively with young people with challenging behaviour

- Highly effective team member

- Able to anticipate and diffuse conflict

- Ability to produce clear reports and keep accurate records

- Good organisational skills


- Understanding of a range of special needs

- Able to support other staff with behaviour management

- Able to provide effective coaching to colleagues



- An enthusiasm for working with young people

- Initiative, flexibility and an innovative and ‘can do’ approach

- Integrity, empathy, patience and a good sense of humour

- Able to manage sensitive and confidential situations

- Able to work under pressure while remaining cheerful and resilient

- Able to react appropriately to problems and unexpected situations, making rapid decisions and taking the initiative

- Able to work with minimum supervision

- Self-motivated

- Loyal and dependable

- Have an excellent record of health and attendance

What the school offers its staff

Welcome to Ibstock Community College.

Thank you for taking an interest in our school.

Situated in the heart of the national forest, our aim at Ibstock Community College is deeply rooted in providing an excellent education for all our students, designed specifically to bring out the best in each of them and prepare them for success in life.

We are a caring, friendly and inclusive school, whose success is built on a wonderful staff team, a clear focus on learning and on treating students as individuals. We aim to provide our students with an exceptional foundation for further study, training and employment.

We believe our role is to challenge young people to fulfil their potential both in the classroom and in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. To help them succeed we provide comprehensive and high quality pastoral care.

We have high aspirations for all of our students; we want them to leave us with superb qualifications, great communication skills and the self-confidence, vision and understanding to be successful and happy in a fast changing world.

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 Ibstock Community College

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

Ibstock Community College has 570 students on roll and is at the heart of the local community, serving families in Ibstock and the surrounding villages of North-West Leicestershire. We are at an exciting stage in our development with plans to expand from a Key Stage 3 (11-14) school to welcoming students from 11-16 from autumn 2022. We also anticipate exciting future developments and opportunities when we join LiFE Multi Academy Trust later this academic year.

As students, staff, parents and governors we share the following values and beliefs:-

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

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