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  • Start date details

    January 2024 or as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 November 2023

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Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 7, Point 19 to 25 (£29,777 - £33,945 FTE)

Refocus Room Manager job summary

Start Date: January 2024 or as soon as possible

Salary: Grade 7, Point 19 to 25 (£29,777 - £33,945 FTE)

Contract: 37 hours per week, term time only + 1 week

What we are looking for:

If you can work effectively under pressure and want an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant school that makes a difference to young people lives – we want to hear from you.

As we continue to improve moving out of Requires Improvement we are looking for an enthusiastic new member of staff to join The Hereford Academy. The role requires the post holder to manage the newly established Refocus Room, supporting a small number of students to develop positive learning behaviours, improve their self-esteem and re-integrate into mainstream classes successfully.

We require a positive role model who knows that excellent relationships are at the heart of developing positive behaviour in our students; someone who has a passion for improving young peoples’ life chances and uses positive management techniques and strategies, that are consistent with the school’s values and ethos.

Safeguarding and wellbeing of our students underpins everything we do at The Hereford Church of England Academy and the applicant will be expected to support and develop this.

The post holder reports to the Assistant Head Teacher and liaises with other senior, teaching and support staff.

The post holder will contribute to the overall good order within the Academy, and promote the well-being and general progress and achievement of students. They will provide first line support to students and families included in the Refocus Room.

The successful applicant will have the ability to manage difficult situations in a firm and sensitive manner. They will hold Five GCSEs Grade C or above (or equivalent), a First Aid at Work qualification (or be willing to train) and will be conversant with Microsoft Office.

Applicants will demonstrate that they have personal impact, self-confidence and presence, display energy, enthusiasm, commitment and perseverance. Plenty of common sense, along with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas is essential. Experience of working in a similar role would be an advantage.

What we offer in exchange:

A busy and enjoyable place to work, with modern, welcoming facilities.

The chance to be involved in guiding the life of students aged 11 to 16, on a daily basis, and seeing them flourish.

Excellent professional and career development opportunities with an employer that values education and learning.

A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.

A competitive salary.

Enrolment in the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Membership of The Trusts’ Rewards And Employee Assistance Program.

Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).

The Trust and school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all shortlisted applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people, in accordance with the DfE’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”. An enhanced DBS will be required for this role. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

About The Hereford Academy:

The Hereford Church of England Academy is year 11-16 Secondary School located on the edge of the Hereford, close to the beautiful Herefordshire countryside and the Wye Valley AONB. The City of Hereford is growing with a new University, a rapidly developing enterprise zone, new retail & leisure destinations and a thriving independent food & retail sector.

The Hereford Church of England Academy is part of the Diocese of Hereford Multi Academy Trust. The Trust and the school are on a journey to rapidly improve outcomes for students.

The school building is modern with first class facilities, extensive sports provision including a 3G pitch and a dedicated drama & arts studio.

The Academy community is committed to its core values of Aspiration, Care, Trust, Resilience, and Respect. Our vision is to equip all our students to be well-rounded and caring citizens who will make a positive contribution to society. We do this by providing the best possible education and serving the whole community of all faiths and none.

What the Inspectors said:

OFSTED

SIAMS

“The school is an attractive, calm and orderly place for pupils to study”

“Outstanding support is offered to pupils”

“Pupils trust adults to deal with problems when they arise, including bullying.”

“Extremely committed leaders put the wellbeing of pupils and adults at the heart of their actions. Consequently, the academy is characterised by mutually strong relationships”

“Leaders have created an ethos of tolerance, respect and understanding throughout the school”

“Pupils are thriving through learning opportunities that encourage aspiration and resilience. Carefully structured lessons give confidence to all pupils”

“Pupils, parents and staff say that pupils are safe and well cared for in the school. Inspectors agree.”

“Respect is freely offered and given between pupils and adults. Codes of conduct ensure that the academy is harmonious. Pupils are motivated by the rewards on offer”

Commitment to safeguarding

The Hereford Church of England Academy and the Diocese of Hereford Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level, along with other standard pre-employment checks.

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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About The Hereford Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
607 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Here at the Hereford Church of England Academy we serve the community located to the south of the river Wye in the beautiful city of Hereford. We cater for students aged 11 to 16, striving to provide the best possible education and equip all our students to be well rounded and caring citizens who will make a positive contribution to society.

We are part of the Diocese of Hereford Multi-Academy Trust, which stretches from the foot of Eastnor castle to the Shropshire Hills, from the Welsh border to the threshold of the Malvern Hills. The Trust is a family of 15 wonderful schools which are spread out across the Diocese of Hereford (Herefordshire, South Shropshire and Worcestershire).

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