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  • Application deadline

    8 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Actual Salary Range: 6 : £24,758 - £27,269 (plus generous pension scheme).

Job summary

Student Development Officer (Well Being, Counselling & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

To start as soon as possible

Full Time Equivalent Salary Range: 6 : £30,878 - £34,010 fte (plus generous pension
scheme).

Actual Salary Range: 6 : £24,758 - £27,269 (plus generous pension scheme).

Hours per week: 35 hours - Ideally 08:30-16:00 5 days a week, term time only, but we would consider a more flexible arrangement with the right candidate

Working weeks per year: 39 weeks

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit a Student Development Officer (Well Being, Counselling & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) at this 11-18 grammar school for boys with a co-educational Sixth form. This exciting role will provide a unique opportunity to support our school in providing the very best for our students.

We want to recruit a caring and empathetic professional to work with our students and community. This role plays a key part in our programme of wellbeing and emotional support, and the post holder will make a significant contribution to the progress, both academic and social, of students at Challoner's. The role has two main components. Leading our counselling provision is one, filling a key role in a small team which provides this support. The postholder will also take on a deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead role, supporting our Deputy Headteacher (Student Development & Wellbeing) in this work.

This role presents a very important opportunity to make a significant contribution to the wellbeing of our community, and to support the next generation of students to thrive and flourish. This is a rewarding and stimulating role in a school which places great importance on wellbeing.

To informally discuss the role further please contact Carole Black, Deputy Headteacher on cbl@challoners.org

Closing date: Monday 8 November, noon.

To apply for the post, please email a completed application form to Alii McAloon (HR Manager and Head’s PA).

Email: employment@challoners.org

We are interested to hear from candidates as soon as possible and earlier applications are welcomed.

Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed before the closing date.

At Dr Challoner's Grammar School we ensure breadth of opportunities for all and actively promote open and outward facing attitudes to diversity and inclusion. As such, we actively encourage suitably qualified people from all backgrounds to apply for roles at our school. If there are any issues which you feel could be barriers to your application, as part of this process, please let us know

Dr Challoner’s Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

To apply for the post, please email a completed application form to Alii McAloon (HR Manager and Head’s PA).
Email: employment@challoners.org

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1363 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Dr Challoner's Grammar School

Boys' Grammar School with a co-educational Sixth Form, situated on the edge of the Chilterns a short walk from Amersham station. Aspirational staff and students, with an atmosphere that values resilience and kindness. Also a Teaching School and SCITT, so unparalleled opportunities for staff development

School location

Chesham Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 5HA

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