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.
The Hastings Academy
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.
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.
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
- 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
- Cycle 2 Work scheme
- Charity giving
salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage, ensuring all our support staff
are paid a minimum of £10.90 per hour.
We are proud to be part of the University of
Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools
based in Sussex.
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
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.
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
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. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
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