Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 May 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£33,024 - £36,648 per annum (Pro Rata -£11,070.70 - £12,285.58 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we’re looking for

We are looking to appoint a part time School Staff Instructor (SSI) working two days per week during term time to support the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) output at the school and provide liaison between the Contingent and Regional Army Headquarters. This role will include Wednesday afternoons for cadet force training. You will need to be prepared to work flexible hours when on weekends and camps away from home.

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:

  • Skills at Arms Range Management Qualification, Stages 1-3.
  • Management/leadership experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of working with Cadet Forces.
  • Experience of working with young people in an approachable, friendly, and sympathetic manner and the ability to maintain appropriate boundaries and know when to listen, when to challenge and when to signpost is required.
  • The ability to establish good working relationships.
  • The ability to motivate cadets and staff.


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.

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About Highfield Leadership Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
563 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01253965750

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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