6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    6 November 2023

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade G Points 20 to 24

What skills and experience we're looking for


• GCSE Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent, in English and Maths (C)

• Recognised and relevant vocational qualification (NVQ level 4) and/or equivalent practical work

experience (A/I/C)

• Willingness and ability to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training for development in the

post. (A/I)

• Child protection training (C)

• Experience of working in a school environment (A/I)

• Experience of issues affecting students and young people and how to offer supportive assistance


• Organising and adapting to change (A/I)

• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) (A/I)

• Good organisational and personal management skills (A/I)

• Effective behaviour management skills (A/I)

• Able to work independently and be a team player. (A/I/R)

• Able to respect and maintain confidentiality (A/I/R)

• Effective time management (A/I)

• Working knowledge of standard computer packages (word processing, email, and spreadsheets) (A/I)

• Ability to work with students and have a real interest in the issues faced by this age group (A/I)


• Emergency First Aid or First Aid at Work qualification (C)

Key: C – Certificate; A – Application Form; I – Interview; R - Reference

January 2022


• Proactive

• Organised

• Effective

• Team Player

• Emotionally intelligent

• Flexible

• Motivational

• Positive

• Engaging

• Clear communicator

• Reliable

• Trustworthy

What the school offers its staff

Holiday Entitlement – minimum 37 days (Grade G - J (subject to pro rata if working part-time and dependent upon salary and continuous service) including statutory Bank Holidays.

Financial – offering unlimited access to a huge range of discounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.

Lifestyle and Wellbeing – discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme, free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Motoring – access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*, discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.

Pension - excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

Personal and professional – we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.

*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.

Applying for the job

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About Darton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1159 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01226 232306

Darton Academy is an exciting place to learn and as soon as you enter the building you can feel a buzz of enthusiasm. There is a sense of purpose, and the academy is calm and orderly, with state-of-the-art facilities. We are a close-knit community, and we pride ourselves on knowing our pupils well and doing our utmost to ensure everyone fulfils their true potential. We aim to ensure that our pupils can learn in a safe and supportive environment, where everyone values academic achievement and has a positive attitude to learning. As a result of our journey of continuous improvement, our pupils achieved the “best ever GCSE results” in the summer of 2022, and we continue to go from strength to strength. Our progress 8 result is 0.4 and in February 2023 Ofsted graded us Good with an outstanding personal development offer. We strongly encourage our pupils to take part in enrichment activities so they can discover all their strengths and talents, and run over forty clubs, as well as pupil support sessions and interventions. We also regularly organise whole school events and educational visits so that our pupils have a broad experience of learning beyond the classroom. We believe in rewarding pupils for good behaviour, attendance and achievement and run a number of celebration events throughout the year, from “Super September” to our summer “DartFest”. We place learning at the heart of everything we do and use our core values of respect, responsibility, and resilience to build a positive ethos. Ultimately, we understand that our pupils are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged, and supported to achieve their very best. We believe this also applies to our staff. We are passionate about giving people the chance to develop and progress their careers.

Arranging a visit to Darton Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@dartonacademy.org.uk.

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