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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week x 39 weeks

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Grade 6, point 21 to 26

What skills and experience we're looking for

Working as part of a wider and high-quality pastoral team, the post-holder will work with another colleague to supervise small groups of students in the Bridge to develop their academic learning and support their broader social/emotional development. The students will be identified through careful assessment and may well have anxiety or an emotional need acting as a barrier to better attendance or engagement in main site. Full training in delivery of emotional development will be made available.

The post-holder will be responsible for:

  • Supporting other colleagues in the day-to-day operation of the Bridge.
  • Act as a full-time key worker for children within the Bridge.
  • Supporting students with their academic programmes of study.
  • Organising, developing, and delivering personalised intervention activities, which enhance the learning of students .
  • Work with colleagues in the assessment of need and the setting of appropriate, measurable milestones for success.
  • Liaise with pastoral and SEND team to ensure that students receive an appropriate developmental provision in the Bridge, continued into the school.

  • Liaise with subject leaders and classroom teacher to ensure they have access to materials and resources to continue their academic progress.

  • Deliver programmes of study to improve resilience, regulation and literacy skills.
  • Be the key point of contact between home and school for students accessing The Bridge.
  • Work across the inclusion team and facilities in school to develop expertise and programmes to meet the needs of students.

You will have:

  • Excellent communication skills and building relationships with others will be a key strength.
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
  • A successful and proven track record in a similar role which supports students and parents/carers.
  • Previous experience of working with young people.
  • Academic and/or professional qualification appropriate to the level of responsibility and accountability with the role.

What the school offers its staff

Stocksbridge High School is an 11-16 secondary school with 800 students on roll. We are rooted in the community and build strong partnerships our students and their families. We are making a significant investment in the support and inclusion offered to our students and this position is part of this exciting development.

We are able to utilise a part of our building to create an onsite Alternative Provision – The Bridge, which caters for a small number of students who find accessing mainstream provision challenging.

This post has been created to support the emotional and academic development of young people accessing The Bridge so that they can continue to receive a high-quality bespoke curriculum which best meets their needs, with a long-term aim of reintegration back into our mainstream provision.

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 Stocksbridge High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
788 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Arranging a visit to Stocksbridge High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email htaylor@stocksbridge-mlt.co.uk.

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