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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 34.5 hours per week (5 days), Term-time + 1 week

Contract type


Actual salary

£21,021 - £24,095pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are characterised by how we treat our people

“Pupils enjoy attending this thriving and popular school. They feel a strong sense of belonging to the school community. Pupils achieve well and almost all successfully move on to apprenticeships, A levels or other forms of education, employment or training. Staff have high expectations of behaviour and know pupils very well.” Ofsted April 2023

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and organised Inclusion Keyworker, with the skills and ability to support students and establish positive relationships to promote excellent learning. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a supportive team, committed to ensuring our young people are safe, healthy and supported to achieve.

We are looking for an Inclusion Keyworker who will:

  • Liaise with teaching staff to assess and provide particular support to targeted students to raise achievement and enable them to overcome barriers to learning
  • Work with students who are looked after, exhibit challenging behaviour or are not thriving in school to identify their needs and support the development of individual action plans
  • Facilitate group sessions around topics relevant to our student's needs
  • Work in a one-to-one relationship with targeted, vulnerable students to implement an action plan
  • Work with parents / carers to help address poor performance/attendance/behaviour and ensure students are able to achieve their potential through improved engagement with school
  • Model commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour.

The successful candidate will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe Achieve’ whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and achievements.

What the school offers its staff

It is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent environment, where all staff are encouraged to progress their careers with us. We have great facilities ensuring that our students and staff have the best learning environment in which to achieve. SJT is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over 95% of our staff enjoy coming to work and are proud to be part of our school. At SJT we view the professional development of all staff as a priority and you will be joining successful and committed team.

Further details about the role

Further details and application form are available from the college website or Lynsey Clayton (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below.

For an application pack please:

  • download from the college website: www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk
  • or telephone 01282 682313
  • or email l.clayton@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Send your completed Application form (only the version attached) stating which post you wish to apply for to: l.clayton@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Closing date: 9am Monday 24th June 2024

Shortlisting: 25th June 2024

Interviews: Thursday 4th July 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Sir John Thursby Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1117 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01282 682313

Mainstream, Foundation, LA maintained, 11-16 Secondary School.

Sir John Thursby Community College is a mixed 11-16, multi-cultural, fully inclusive college which values all students, staff and our community partners. We have over 1,000 students on roll and over 150 staff enjoying working together to provide the best for everyone.

In 2016 Ofsted rated us GOOD in all areas. Our facilities are exceptional for 21st Century learning.

Arranging a visit to Sir John Thursby Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.clayton@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk.

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