This job expired on 4 July 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus inset days)

Contract type

Fixed term - until the end of Summer Term 2025

Pay scale

Grade 6, Point 6: ACTUAL- £19,441 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Learning Support Mentor with energy and enthusiasm and a love for working with young people to join our school. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a school within a Trust with great potential, some real strengths and the ability and desire to develop further.

What the school offers its staff

As part of SAST, we can offer you a range of benefits including:

  • High- quality CPD opportunities
  • A strong and highly experienced network of Trust senior leaders
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-site nursery provision at some of our schools
  • Cycle to work scheme

Further details about the role

Should you wish to arrange a visit to view the school, please do not hesitate to contact Jamie Paul, Office Manager at jamie.paul@shaftesburyprimary.co.uk or on 01747 852901.

SAST will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This will be part of safer recruitment check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not be on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

SAST recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. SAST values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment and at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 SAST welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

This role is UK- based and your right to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding responsibilities associated with this role may include engagement in regulatory activity, such as administering first aid or supporting an upset child. It will have contact with young people on a day-to-day basis. SAST 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 candidate is subject to safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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About Shaftesbury Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
361 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01747 852901

Shaftesbury CE Primary School is an exciting and innovative school. We are perched 215 metres above sea-level, riddled with history and a beautiful place to be! Our school is very much part of the local community - we have strong links with the Church; we have wonderful support from the Governing Body, parents, a band of volunteers from the community and our PTA. We are committed to excellence in education and aim to INSPIRE children’s imaginations through a range of engaging and challenging learning experiences within a Christian environment.

At Shaftesbury we truly believe in educating the whole child and giving the children as many opportunities and learning experiences as we possibly can in all subjects, whether they are creative, practical or sports as well as academic, so that we can equip them for life in our modern world.

Arranging a visit to Shaftesbury Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jamie.paul@shaftesburyprimary.co.uk.

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