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  • Start date details

    July 2023

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Temporary for 1 year

Pay scale

C3 pt 19 £24,462-£25,011 per annum, Term time only

What skills and experience we're looking for

An opportunity exists for an inspiring and proactive Mental Health Practitioner to make a positive and profound impact on the lives of our school communities by supporting students overcome the barriers of poor mental and/or emotional health. Whilst retaining a high degree of autonomy, the successful candidate will work closely with teachers and pastoral leaders across the school and work closely in partnership with colleagues from other RKLT schools and our cluster team.

The role requires someone who is able to respond positively to rapidly changing demands whilst maintaining high levels of emotional intelligence when working with a range of staff, students, parents and external agencies. To assist in the universal offer, you will contribute towards the development of our schools’ Personal Development/PSHE programme, either in its delivery, advising of its content or in the provision of resources; thereby helping us work towards increasing resilience amongst individuals within the student bodies.

Additionally, working within existing caring and supportive environments, you will be responsible for the provision of specialist and targeted therapeutic support and interventions to students with a range of mental and emotional poor health. These may include, but are not limited to, students that have experienced, or are experiencing, bereavement; anxiety; self-harm and suicidal thoughts, or eating disordersetc. To carry out the role it would be a distinct advantage if you were qualified and registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) or similar,unless coming from a mental health background, when an equivalent qualification would be equally desirable.

What the school offers its staff

As a member of our Trust, you will benefit from:

  • Being part of a truly collaborative trust, working with professional generosity and towards our shared mission of; Nurturing ambition, delivering excellence and enriching children’s lives
  • Continued investment in our people, supporting every member of staff throughout their career to be the best they can be
  • A clear set of values, a celebration of equality and diversity and a working environment built on respect, your kindness and promotion of your positive wellbeing.

We are pleased to offer a generous benefits package including; excellent pension scheme, £5k cycle to work scheme, discounted gym, family health, private medical insurance and dental care plans, discounts and online offers at major high street/online retailers and our employee assistance programme accessible by you and your family.

Further details about the role

Required July 2023

Temple Moor High School and Sixth Form, rated ‘good’ by OFSTED in March 2023, is a confident and outward facing school, at the heart of the local community. Able to adapt well to the changing schools’ and educational landscape, we are better prepared to meet the needs and aspirations of all our learners. At Temple Moor we believe in pursuing excellence in everything we do.  By committing to this aspiration, and continual school improvement, we can provide the very best life chances, and next steps in students’ learning at our school, both now and into the future.

Next steps

For more information about the role and to apply please click on the following link: http://www.rklt.co.uk/vacancies/

For further information about the school please click here

To discuss the role or arrange a school visit please contact Helen Britton (Senior Assistant Principal), on brittonh@tmhs.rklt.co.uk

Completed applications should be submitted no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 7 June 2023 however, candidates are encouraged to apply asap as preliminary shortlisting may begin before this date.

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 12 June 2023


Commitment to safeguarding

Temple Moor High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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About Temple Moor High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1309 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Temple Moor High School and Sixth Form, rated ‘good’ by OFSTED in April 2017, is a confident and outward facing school, at the heart of the local community. Able to adapt well to the changing schools’ and educational landscape, we are better prepared to meet the needs and aspirations of all our learners. At Temple Moor we believe in pursuing excellence in everything we do.  By committing to this aspiration, and continual school improvement, we can provide the very best life chances, and next steps in students’ learning at our school, both now and into the future. 

We are part of the Red Kite Learning Trust, which has a philosophy deeply rooted in professional generosity and in helping young people excel within their own schools, and beyond. We believe we have found the right partner to help us to improve standards still further for all our students and to secure our long-term vision – helping us to become a centre of excellence at the heart of the community..

Arranging a visit to Temple Moor High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email brittonh@tmhs.rklt.co.uk.

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