POST TITLE Student Support Assistant
RESPONSIBLE TO Student Support Manager
Hours: 40 hours per week (with a 30 mins unpaid lunch break each day)
Duration 38 weeks term time plus an additional 2 training days
Working Pattern: 8.00am to 4.30 (Monday to Friday)
We have an exciting opportunity for a Student Support Assistant to join a friendly and supportive pastoral team based at Southfield School. We require a proactive individual to support and address the needs of students who require particular help to overcome barriers to learning including behaviour and attendance.
The successful candidate would ideally have experience working with children, be an excellent communicator with strong safeguarding knowledge who will maintain confidentiality at all times whilst working to achieve the best possible outcomes and wellbeing for our students.
The school was accredited as World Class in July 2021 and as such, we are committed to providing a world-class education for every student through a well-designed and balanced curriculum. Our established culture provides a calm, safe and stimulating learning environment.
Ethical leadership is at the core of all decision making at Southfield. As such, staff are valued, treated with respect and afforded a diverse range of opportunities that come with professional trust. We place significant emphasis on working collegiately as a staff to share our expertise and subsequently enhance the learning experience with our students. Every member of the staff is involved in a variety of professional learning programmes that take place every Wednesday across the academic year. All teachers are members of the Chartered College of Teaching providing access to the latest evidence and research.
We would like the successful applicant to start as soon as possible
With our trust growing, we are likely to have many more career development opportunities coming up in future.
Closing date for applications is at 9.00 am Tuesday 27th February 2024.
We may interview suitable candidates prior to the closing date
If you have any queries, please contact the school.
t: 01536 513063
Southfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance. The school is committed to Equal Opportunities in Employment.
Southfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This means that we have a Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which we refer to in our prospectus. All staff (including supply staff, volunteers and governors) must ensure that they are aware of these procedures. Parents and carers are welcome to read the policy and other related policies to be found in the statutory information section.
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