Student Support Associate

Budmouth Academy Weymouth, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9SY

16 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    14 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

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Student Support Associate job summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated Student Support Centre Associate to support students learning across the school. As part of the team you will help to encourage students to participate in the academic and wider life of the school by having a significant role in their pastoral and wellbeing care.

You will assist in the re-integration of students referred to the Student Support Centre, this may include students that have been excluded from lessons or are working to a reduced timetable.

You will be expected to implement Nurture Principles so that vulnerable, anxious and challenging students are supported effectively throughout their time at the Academy. An open-door policy approach is to be actively encouraged.

You will be skilled at engaging and motivating students who have social, emotional and mental health barriers and will be helping them to engage through classroom and intervention support.

This role is about working with students, staff and other professionals to achieve the best outcomes for our students who have SEMH difficulties.

Personal qualities should include, patience, understanding, flexibility when working with the students. You will need to be able to work independently and as part of the Inclusion Team. You will also need to be highly motivated and organised.

Budmouth Academy Weymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced DBS check in line with the government’s safer recruitment guidelines.

Budmouth Academy also values the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Full Information pack and application form can be found via the Budmouth website search job vacancies.

For further information please contact Mrs Nita Dooley, Director of Inclusion and SEND

If applicants have not received a response from the school by 20th July 2022 they can assume they have not been successful with their application.

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About Budmouth Academy Weymouth

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1515 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01305 830500

Budmouth Academy Weymouth is a large academy and we are fortunate to have excellent facilities. We offer an exciting curriculum and there are a wide-range of courses on offer. We also have the only Sixth Form in the Weymouth and Portland area, meaning that we have the privilege of taking children from aged 11 right through to 18, and our excellent provision ensures that they are ready for the adult world. We encourage high aspirations for all our students and every year we send students off to some of the best universities in the country.

About Aspirations
Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals.

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