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  • Start date details

    Easter Term

  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time 37hrs, Term Time Only, Temporary (1 Year)

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to 1 Year

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC 18 – NJC 22 £25,131-£26,930 (actual pay)

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Good standard of education especially with regard to literacy and numeracy skills
  • Experience of working with students, parents and professionals
  • Experience of training and knowledge in relation to the code of practice
  • Experience and understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Ability to build and form good relationships with students, parents/carers and colleagues
  • Good verbal and written communication skills appropriate to the need to communicate effectively with colleagues, students, parents/carers and other professionals
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding school roles and responsibilities including own
  • Good standard of numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to use basic ICT packages and equipment effectively
  • Ability to absorb and understand a wide range of information
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning principles
  • Working knowledge of national curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies
  • Working knowledge of relevant policies and procedures, and awareness of relevant legislation
  • GCSE Maths and English grade C or equivalent


  • NVQ Level 3 or 4 for Teaching Assistants, a teaching qualification, degree or equivalent
  • Experience of managing staff
  • Understanding of National and Local Policies for SEND
  • Previous experience in an education environment
  • Good working knowledge of behaviour management strategies
  • Good understanding and experience of effective strategies and interventions to support pupils with SEND

What the school offers its staff

SAT is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

We currently have 17 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.


Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.


Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.

We Believe:

All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.

Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.

We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

Further details about the role

Arnold Hill Spencer Academy are seeking to appoint a full time, temporary Specialist Intervention Leader, responsible for social, emotional and mental health, who will be part of a strong and experienced learning support team.

This is a responsible role, which will make an important contribution to the academy’s Inclusion Team. We are looking for staff with experience and enthusiasm to work with pupils with a range of special needs and disabilities including autism, social, emotional and mental health difficulties. You will need to be able to work flexibly to meet the changing needs of pupils. You will be joining a forward looking and dynamic team which is warm and friendly, but which has high expectations of everyone.

Commitment to safeguarding

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

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About Arnold Hill Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1573 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Arnold Hill Spencer Academy is a special place to learn and work. Our students are impressive young people, whose behaviour and achievements are something to be proud of. Our aim is for all members of the community to “Be inspired and achieve together” and to provide opportunities for this on a daily basis.

We teach our students the value of respect, how to act responsibly and support them to become mature, independent young people. We very much believe in the potential of every student, enabling them to thrive in our caring environment.

We are a member of the Spencer Academies Trust and benefit from the support of an established trust. To find out more about The Spencer Academies Trust, please visit www.satrust.com

Arranging a visit to Arnold Hill Spencer Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email abrown@arnoldhillspencer.org.uk.

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