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  • Start date details

    By arrangement

  • Closing date

    5 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

East Sussex Grade 7 - £24,614 - £25,271

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a Student Support Manager to join our dedicated team at The Hastings Academy.

This important role is pivotal to the Academy Mission, and to providing students with support to help them achieve their full potential. Working collaboratively and supported by the Head of Year, you will have strategic and operational responsibilities to improve attendance and behaviour, and pastoral care. It is therefore crucial the successful candidate has an ability to engage with young people and cares about their happiness and wellbeing.

What the school offers its staff

The Hastings Academy

Our mission is to provide all our students with the opportunities they need to become well-rounded citizens who believe in themselves, value others and can make a positive difference to their world.

We believe in every student’s potential, and we encourage them to aim high. We teach them to have respect for themselves, the community and each other.

All who work and are a part of The Hastings Academy are continually striving to ensure we are the academy of choice. It has a published admissions number of 180 (900 pupils in total) and hosts a special facility for up to 10 young people with speech, language, and communication difficulties.

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity giving

​​​​​​​Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage, ensuring all our support staff are paid a minimum of £10.90 per hour.

Further details about the role

We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools based in Sussex.

Working Together, Delivering Excellence, Achieving Ambitions, and Nurturing Potential are the values that guide us. Our mission is to ‘inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best’ so we positively impact our communities we serve. We aim to create a vibrant, inclusive community, transforming lives and broadening horizons through excellent teaching and learning.

The University of Brighton is the sponsor of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Close connection with the university allows us to draw on the expertise of its education experts and external contacts – something that greatly benefits our academies and our pupils.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our commitment The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Find out more To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Harriet Catt at:h.catt@thehastingsacademy.org.uk

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About The St Leonards Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1467 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to The St Leonards Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email h.catt@thehastingsacademy.org.uk.

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