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  • Closing date

    29 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Sixth Form Support Officer

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,737.60 - £23,255.48 Annually (Actual) Pathway 3 Points 9-13 £21,737.60 - £23,255.48 (£25,119 - £26,873) per annum

Sixth Form Student Support Officer job summary

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Working Pattern: Monday - Thursday 8am - 4pm and Friday 8am - 3:30pm

Salary: Pathway 3 Points 9-13 £21,737.60 - £23,255.48 (FTE £25,119 - £26,873) per annum

Site: Thomas Deacon Academy

Closing date: 29 July 2024

Start: ASAP

Please note that the advert may close sooner than the above date if enough suitable applications are received before the closing date.

Do you have experience of working with young people?

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on students’ lives?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where compassion, commitment, courage, curiosity, and confidence are valued?

If so, we want you to join our team as a Sixth Form Student Support Officer!

Your Role:

As a Sixth Form Student Support Officer, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring that all students receive exceptional support throughout the entire academic day. Working closely with the Sixth Form Leadership team, you’ll provide vital administration support, monitoring both academic progress and character development.

Your responsibilities will include maintaining attendance systems, implementing intervention measures, and supporting the application process and transition to Sixth Form. You will support in maintaining a positive environment in our Sixth Form study area and in the organisation of calendared events.

You will have excellent communication skills including written, face to face and on the telephone. You are able to establish good working relationships with students, parents/carers and other members of staff. You understand the importance of adhering to our Academy’s Safeguarding and Prevent policies.

About Us:

At Thomas Deacon Academy (TDA), our core purpose is to ensure that each student acquires the necessary knowledge, skills and character to make a positive contribution to society and ‘thrive’ as a global citizen. Our school is a vibrant community where students thrive academically and personally. As a Sixth Form Student Support Officer, you’ll be part of our committed and compassionate sixth form team providing administrative support to the Head and Deputy Heads of Sixth Form. If you are passionate about supporting young people, fostering positive environments, and making a lasting impact, this role is for you!

Why work for TDA?:

By joining our team, you can enjoy benefits such as a generous pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free eye tests, free tea and coffee, free access to onsite gym, staff character awards, free fruit of the month, progression and continuous development opportunities, free and confidential employee assistance programme and mental health first aiders.

At Thomas Deacon Academy, we’re not just a school; we’re a family. Apply today and be part of a collaborative Trust!

Thomas Deacon Education Trust - Working together to transform lives through education

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education

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)
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 Thomas Deacon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2367 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

School location

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