are looking to appoint a Student Support Assistant to start at Old Buckenham
High School. Applicants will help prepare a specific pupil to get them ready
for learning and provide general support to the rest of the class when in
lessons. The successful candidate will be expected to support the
physical/general welfare and personal care needs for a specific student.
Applicants will need a good basic education, good communication skills and an
interest in working with young people.
Buckenham High School is a small/medium-sized high school set in the heart of
the beautiful Norfolk countryside. We currently have around 560 students aged
between 11 and 16 years and are committed to ensuring that we provide all our
students with an inspiring and challenging learning experience based around
excellent teaching, high quality pastoral care, guidance and support. Our
school is firmly built upon a strong and positive community ethos of mutual
respect and high standards for all. The school will use the curriculum,
pastoral support programme, wider life of the school and local and wider
community to comprehensively and positively promote the key fundamental British
values. It is our intent to have high success rates in terms of academic achievement,
we are efficient in delivery and cost effective providing diverse and rich
experiences that develop students academically, socially and culturally to
ensure they are fit for the 21st Century, responding to the local,
regional, national and global challenges. Our strong leadership team and
continuous improvement approach was recognised by Ofsted in our last inspection
where we were rated as ‘Good’ in all aspects.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to
undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children
and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the
community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children
Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates
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