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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 36 hours a week, term time + 5 days

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,411.80 to £22,136.79

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an experienced librarian, interested in managing the school library and supporting students to develop their literacy skills? We are looking for someone who is passionate about reading and wants to help the progress of young people. Professional, friendly, patient and polite, with good interpersonal skills and an ability to work with students and teachers with literacy development and championing reading.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an interest in reading, literary, education and working with young people
  • Be responsible for the day to day management of the school library
  • Develop and promote literacy, reading for enjoyment and information handling, research and study skills
  • Be a positive team player, believe in the importance of team work and adopt a collaborative approach to working.

What the school offers its staff

Thornhill Academy is an 11 to 16 secondary academy, with over six hundred students which occupies a large site in close proximity to Sunderland City Centre. Thornhill Academy is a unique school in its area, this uniqueness comes from the diversity of our student population. Across the school, students come from 14 different ethnicities, with 35 different languages. We are proud to be this vibrant and diverse community and have developed a culture that has moved far beyond tolerance and one in which we celebrate, learn from, and embrace our differences. The diversity of our community offers students and staff rewarding and deeply engaging experiences and supports staff on their journey to become inspirational and reflective practitioners, improving life chances for all in our community.

At Thornhill we take pride in developing each individual pupil to achieve their potential and make a positive contribution to society. We provide a safe, happy and nurturing environment in which we challenge all to strive for personal accomplishment and excellence.

Our Aims are to create an environment in which all take responsibility for their actions, behaviour and learning; relishing and learning from challenges. We want to create a safe, supportive and happy working environment in which diversity is celebrated and pupils and staff thrive.

In December 2022, we were delighted to be named on the Department of Education’s list of schools as part of the School Rebuilding Programme (SRP), being named in July 2023 as one of the fifty initial schools for development. We are now beginning the exciting journey to bring a state-of-the-art school to our community.

Further details about the role

To apply please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do not accept CV’s. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at kim.weller1@consilium-at.com

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

The closing date for applications is 4TH December 2023 at 9am

Interviews will take place on a date TBC

Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English.

Please note: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered.

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)
medical
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 Thornhill Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
578 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Thornhill Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kim.weller1@consilium-at.com.

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