16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To be agreed

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week, term time plus one week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £23,500 and £24,702

Actual salary

Between £17,732 and £18,639

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential Qualifications

  • 5 good GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and Mathematics

Essential Experience

  • Have experience of working under pressure to deadlines
  • Have experience of supporting students in their learning
  • Be able to evidence experience of working effectively within a team and the subsequent impact
  • Be fully IT competent and be able to advise others where appropriate

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Be able to relate to young people
  • Be able to lead others
  • Be able to research around an area of specialism related to SEND
  • Be confident in supervising and assisting students
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Have a commitment to professional development
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Have a first aid certificate or be willing to gain this within an agreed time frame

Essential Personal Qualities

  • Be able to actively support and promote the Christian Ethos of the Academy
  • Have energy, ambition and enthusiasm
  • Be a team player used to working collaboratively
  • Have a commitment to an inclusive ethos with the belief that “every student counts”
  • Have a commitment to making a difference with a positive ‘can do’ outlook
  • Be adaptable and resilient
  • Be flexible to respond to emerging initiatives which support student learning
  • Be proactive in supporting colleagues
  • Possess a good sense of humour
  • Be able to lead by example and demonstrate professional values, securing the ethos of the Academy
  • Be professional in relation to conduct, appearance, punctuality and attendance

What the school offers its staff


  • NJC pay scale: NJC5 – NJC8 (£23,500 - £24,702) Actual Salary £17,732 - £18,639
  • Local Government pension scheme.
  • Access to Employee Assistance programme offering free confidential support on a range of issues such as work, wellbeing, money, health and legal advice.
  • Excellent opportunities for continuous professional development and support to develop your career.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Wilfrid’s Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

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About St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1500 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01254 604000

An 11-18, consistently high attaining Church of England Academy in the North West.

Arranging a visit to St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email knightingale@saintwilfrids.com.

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