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Student Support Officer

Winchcombe School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Job details

Working pattern Part-time only
Salary NJC Grade 3 (£18,933 - £19,699 full time equivalent)

Job summary

Student Support Officer

Grade: NJC 3 (points 4-6) Salary: £18,933 (FTE)
Hours: 8.30-3.30 (1/2-hour lunch) = 32.5 hours per week during term time = 38 weeks plus 1 week INSETs (approx. £14,208 gross p.a. pro rata)

Start date: 4th January 2021

Winchcombe School has an exciting opportunity for an empathetic person to join our Student Support Centre team.

Are you someone who puts young people first? Are you enthusiastic and proactive?

If you can make a positive difference to our students’ lives and want to play a part in further shaping our excellent pastoral team, then we’d love to hear from you.

Our school’s motto is ‘Achieving Success Together’ and the Support Centre team’s aim is to ensure that no one gets left behind. The family ethos of our school works to nurture our pupils (11-16 mixed comprehensive) to develop into confident individuals.

You will need good admin skills and to be able to prioritise your workload, ensure strict deadlines are met and adhere to the SEND Code of Practice. As you’ll be working with vulnerable children, it is vital that you can deal with challenges that occur on a day-to-day basis. You will also be able to maintain utmost confidentiality and liaise with parents and external agencies in a professional manner.

The Job Description gives full details of the post, including a person specification.
If you wish to take a look at our school, there’s a virtual tour on our website www.winchcombeschool.co.uk (aimed at new students but it will give you an idea of our site).

To apply, please complete the standard application form on our school website ‘Vacancies’ page and email it to personnel@winchcombeschool.co.uk before Monday 23rd November at 9am.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Interview date: week commencing: Mon 30 November 2020.

Applying for the job

Complete the standard application form and email it to: personnel@winchcombeschool.co.uk.

There is a full job description/person specification on the school website: https://winchcombeschool.co.uk/student-support-officer/

There are also links to the application form on this webpage.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 489 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Winchcombe School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email personnel@winchcombeschool.co.uk
Contact phone number 01242 602233

About Winchcombe School

Winchcombe School is a successful and thriving academy for students aged 11 to 16 years. We are a tight-knit and caring school, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Winchcombe is an attractive small historic town approximately 7 miles from Cheltenham Spa and with regular bus links.

Our pupils’ attitudes to learning are highly positive and they participate willingly and with interest in all aspects of school life. We are a vibrant and forward-thinking school with well-established community links and strong partnerships with parents. The School is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and on a secure improvement trajectory.

Our staff also enjoy being part of a supportive community and feel valued for the part they play in the school; we currently have around 70 members of staff in leadership, teaching, support, admin and premises roles.

Staff Professional Development and Welfare: Our Senior Leadership Team is committed to supporting professional development and where budget allows, will endeavour to fund training courses which will help staff to complete their job in a more effective manner. Teaching staff are encouraged to undertake visits to other Gloucestershire schools and to share best practice.

For more information about our aims, ethos and school in general, please see our website.

Arranging a visit to Winchcombe School

Contact personnel@winchcombeschool.co.uk or telephone 01242 602233 and speak to Kate Franklin (Business Manager).

There is a virtual visit tour (aimed at new pupils but will give a general overview of the school premises) on the website: www.winchcombeschool.co.uk.

School location

Greet Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5LB

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