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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 6 - 7 point 7 - 17

What skills and experience we're looking for

We want your skills to help shape the futures of our amazing young people, to help them to become the best they can be. Our school is unique, full of love and laughter, and as a dedicated team of supportive colleagues, we hold the young people at the heart of everything we do. We want you to join our team, we want you to be a part of the change for our children and young people who may have never had a positive experience of education, we want you to help us to make a difference.

Can we promise everyday will be easy? No.

Can we promise that every day will be challenge-free? No.

Can we promise that you’ll love every second at our school? Absolutely.

We are interested in WHO you are and WHAT you can offer. For example, you could be an ex-tradesman, a keen gardener, or have a youth work or residential care background; we want the right people and the training and qualifications, we’ll take care of that. There are a number of roles available, and we want to shape them around you!

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • Excellent professional learning and support at every stage in your career, with opportunity for continued personal development through our Talent Pathway
  • Career development opportunities
  • Excellent resources and facilities
  • A core belief in staff wellbeing and work life balance for all, evidenced in policy and practice
  • Benefits including funded counselling, physiotherapy and GP and other medical support
  • As a school in the Marches Academy Trust teachers have opportunities to engage with staff across the Trust to support and collaborate with peers and colleagues in sharing the expertise across our family of 11 schools.

Further details about the role

Come and make a difference to the life chances of our young people.

Woodlands is a special school for pupils who have social, emotional and mental health needs. We are proud of the high expectations and aspirations we set for every child and young person, providing an inspiring environment where everyone can learn and achieve.

We provide ambitious and exciting opportunities through well-designed and individualised curriculum packages.

You will be part of a highly effective, supportive team who readily share best practice amongst the team.

You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with individual children, young people and their parents. You will find each day rewarding, making the difference, and providing support and nurture for children and parents alike.

You will join us in celebrating success and encouraging all our young people to develop broader life skills, investing in them as a whole child.

We are incredibly proud of the achievements of all our pupils and trust that you will feel the same as we work together to ensure the successful future for them.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

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About Woodlands School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
School size
50 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16
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Woodlands is a special school for pupils who have social, emotional and mental health needs. We are part of the Marches Academy Trust, based in the beautiful county of Shropshire

Arranging a visit to Woodlands School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lisa.dugmore@wdl.mmat.co.uk.

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