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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    21 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time 37 hours, Term Time Only, Permanent

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC10 – NJC14 £21,934 - £23,470 (Actual Salary)

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for


  • GCSE Maths and English (A – C) or equivalent
  • Experience of working within an education setting
  • Confident working with secondary aged pupils
  • Confident working with challenging individuals or those with SEND
  • Confident working small groups on key skills and social skills
  • An excellent team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a caring nature
  • Ability to maintain strong boundaries and have high expectations of pupils at all times
  • Ability to work positively with teachers and parents of key students in order to achieve the best outcome


  • School, Youth work, social work, police or armed forces background
  • Degree in related subject e.g. education, psychology, youth work, counselling
  • Previous experience of counselling or mentoring

What the school offers its staff

Spencer Academies Trust is a multi-academy trust with schools across the East Midlands, and with a strategic focus on Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

A high performing regional MAT with a national reputation for excellence, Spencer Academies Trust schools include primary, secondary and sixth form provision. Our academies work across highly diverse city and rural communities, including a strong presence in Derby and Nottingham. Standards and expectations in trust schools are high – and the trust focus on rapid improvement on the journey to outstanding education delivery.

Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

Further details about the role

This is a responsible role, which will make an important contribution to the school’s Inclusion Team. The role of the Inclusion Mentor enables students to access a formal education and provides students with a chance to make progress in academic and other study in support of their personal and social development, leading to them achieving qualifications which will create opportunities for the future.

We are looking for staff with experience and enthusiasm to work with pupils with a range of special needs and disabilities including autism, social, emotional and mental health difficulties or literacy/numeracy difficulties. You will need to be able to work flexibly to meet the changing needs of pupils. You will be joining a forward looking and dynamic team which is warm and friendly, but which has high expectations of everyone.

Commitment to safeguarding

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

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About Arnold Hill Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1573 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0115 9554804

Arnold Hill Spencer Academy is a special place to learn and work. Our students are impressive young people, whose behaviour and achievements are something to be proud of. Our aim is for all members of the community to “Be inspired and achieve together” and to provide opportunities for this on a daily basis.

We teach our students the value of respect, how to act responsibly and support them to become mature, independent young people. We very much believe in the potential of every student, enabling them to thrive in our caring environment.

We are a member of the Spencer Academies Trust and benefit from the support of an established trust. To find out more about The Spencer Academies Trust, please visit www.satrust.com

Arranging a visit to Arnold Hill Spencer Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ashley.brown@arnoldhillacademy.co.uk.

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