16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 39 weeks per year (Term time plus Inset days)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 5 £23711 – £26421.94

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Responsibilities:

  • To be proactive in the classroom environment using a range of strategies to support students understanding, working with teaching staff and specialist advice collaboratively, to ensure students’ progress towards learning objectives and learning targets are achieved.
  • Plan and develop one to one or small group intervention using a range of engaging activities to promote progress.
  • Lead on a key area of SEND working with Assistant SENCO and/or SENCO as appropriate.
  • Provide support for teaching staff to aid the strategies they implement in the classroom.
  • Provide support to meet the needs of individual students with specific medical conditions, including personal care.
  • Observe and monitor students’ progress, both academically and socially, to provide accurate assessments of progress and provide appropriate feedback to teaching staff on problem areas to aid the pupils learning.
  • Access and update pupil records supporting the assessment of pupils’ progress, using SIMS, SISRA Analytics and departmental data catches.
  • Support the activities of individuals and groups of students to ensure their safety and wellbeing in accordance with the school’s managing behaviour strategies and policies.
  • Attend whole staff and other meetings; participate in staff development training and Continuing Professional Development opportunities; and to engage in staff reviews as required.

This job description will be reviewed where necessary and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post holder. It is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks; it sets out the expectations of the school in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.

What the school offers its staff

  • The opportunity to work alongside a collaborative, forward thinking Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team whose priority is to support and develop you.
  • Friendly and highly motivated students who are keen to learn and take pride in their achievements
  • An Investors in People approved school where staff are supported and encouraged to take part in professional development programmes with the opportunity to share best practice within your own department and with staff from other specialisms.

Commitment to safeguarding

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the “Disclosure and Barring Service” along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.
Application forms can be accessed from www.sandbachhigh.co.uk

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to Recruitment@sandbachhigh.co.uk

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About Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1398 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College enjoys a pleasant situation in the historic market town of Sandbach. As a community we work together to create a secure and friendly environment in which individuals can grow intellectually, emotionally and socially.

We are proud to be registered with ‘Investors In People’ and continue to support the development of our teachers and support staff. We offer regular training programmes as well as staff well-being activities. Our school offers an exciting, rewarding and supportive environment for all our staff enabling them to grow and build on their skills.

We take pride in being a caring and well-ordered community where everyone is encouraged to develop self-awareness and personal responsibility and play a full part in the life of the school. Our Code of Conduct is based on respect, courtesy and consideration. We make sure that students who work hard, help others and show responsibility in their behaviour are properly recognised through our awards system.

Our extensive curriculum is broad and balanced, giving all students the opportunity to develop their potential. A wide range of learning and teaching strategies is used to actively involve students in the learning process. Progress is carefully assessed and monitored.

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