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Student Services Manager

Leigh Academy Blackheath, London, SE3 8SY

This job expired on 18 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    18 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Actual £22,118 per annum (£25,715 full time equivalent)

Student Services Manager job summary

About the role: The Leigh Academy Blackheath community are seeking to appoint two caring, personable and compassionate individuals to join our team in the role of Student Services Manager. The successful candidates will be joining an established team who work closely together to ensure we deliver first-rate pastoral care for all our students. Responsible for managing the social, moral and spiritual well-being of the students across all of our three college communities (in line with the Every Child Matters Agenda), our successful candidates will liaise with parents, carers and outside agencies as required, therefore strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential. A background in positive behaviour management, experience of using restorative justice practice and an understanding of external agencies and the local authority fair access panel would be desirable but not essential. We are also looking for individuals that have knowledge and understanding of working with disadvantaged pupils. 

​​​​​​​One of the two appointed candidates will take a lead on Attendance within the remit of their role and will have prior experience in a similar setting.  Please state on your application if you are interested in this position specifically.  The exact duties associated with the Attendance remit will be discussed during the interview. 

These are permanent positions, 37 hours per week, Term Time plus 1 week of inset which offers an actual salary of £22,118 per annum (£25,715 full time equivalent). The successful candidates will join us from September 2022.

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About Leigh Academy Blackheath

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
718 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Working at Leigh Academy Blackheath: We are a co-educational 11-18yr comprehensive school and, already oversubscribed, our new school is a beacon of excellence for secondary education in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. We are driven by the belief that every learner is entitled to an enriching, varied and personalised education; delivered through a broad and balanced curriculum that provides challenge, irrespective of need, starting point or background. Our mission is to ensure all our students develop into powerful citizens of the digital future on both a national and global scale.

Our strong learning community works together and shares the value of collaboration; every member of our academy family works together to achieve success, cultivating a strong sense of belonging. Our belief in ‘human-scale’ education, delivered through a schools-within-schools model, ensures every one of our students is known and valued. Strong pastoral care is at the heart of our academy and we place great importance on building strong partnerships with parents and carers.

Since opening in September 2018, Leigh Academy Blackheath (LAB) has established itself as the local community’s preferred choice for their child’s secondary education. We have received over 1,000 applications for this September’s 180 Year 7 places, with nearly 300 first choice preferences. It is an exciting time to be joining our learning community.

At LAB, everything we do is built upon our core values of: Respect, Integrity, Ambition, Scholarship and Resilience. We are a strong team and work hard together to ensure every student realises their full potential. Staff have access to a wide range of professional development opportunities both within the academy and across Leigh Academies Trust (LAT). A flexible approach with a can-do ethos is required, as is drive, grit and boundless enthusiasm. A sense of humour is essential!

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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