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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

The person we are looking for will be a positive role model and enthusiastic team player with excellent communication skills and have the ability to motivate others.

A background in academic mentoring, welfare work or mentoring with young people would be helpful but key is the ability to listen, to have compassion and to form positive relationships that will help students to meet their full academic potential.

What the school offers its staff

Blacon High School prides itself on being relentless in its desire to provide outstanding learning opportunities, and the successful candidate will join a well-established team. In September 2016 we moved into a new building; a further extension was completed in September 2021 due to the school being oversubscribed for the 4th year, enabling the school to grow from 600 to 750 students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Blacon High School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

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About Blacon High School, A Specialist Sports College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
716 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

We are a popular and oversubscribed school having moved into a new state of the art building in 2016 with a new extension which opened in September 2021 to accommodate growing numbers of students. The school has grown from 395 students in 2016 to 720; this is testament to the belief and trust our community places in us and what the school stands for. The ethos of our school is one of ambition, excellence and high expectation.

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