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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£37,336 to £43,421 per annum (Pro rata £33,230.99 to £38,646.96 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a talented individual to help foster a caring and supportive learning environment for our young people. Your experience of pastoral care will place our learners’ welfare at the heart of the school.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to problem solve and provide excellent customer service to our community.

You will have:

  • Degree or Diploma in Counselling /Social Care or Careers.
  • Experience of working with young people and families in a Secondary School setting.
  • Experience of providing counselling/pastoral support or careers guidance within a Secondary School setting.
  • The ability to maintain positive relationships with students and other adults.
  • The ability to prioritise, work quickly and accurately, particularly under pressure and to deadlines.

What the school offers its staff

About Highfield Leadership Academy

Highfield Leadership Academy is a state-of-the-art secondary school for 11 to 16 year olds in Blackpool. We joined Star Academies in 2016 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.

We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.


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.

Applying for the job

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About Highfield Leadership Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
563 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01253 965750

Highfield Leadership Academy in Blackpool, Lancashire is a 1200 place, 11-16 secondary school and is part of Star Academies. We joined Star on 1 April 2016 and like all Star schools, “Leadership” is our specialism.

As a designated Leadership Academy, we are keen to ensure our pupils are offered encouragement and a wealth of opportunities to develop their natural skills, abilities and potential. We actively provide learning opportunities to teach performance leadership skills through project-based learning and community work. We ensure our pupils develop essential academic skills in line with our Trust mission to promote educational excellence, character development and service to communities.

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