Student Support Worker

Humphry Davy School, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2TG

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

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£18,395 - £22,871

Student Support Worker job summary

Student Support Worker
37 hours per week
43 working weeks per year (Term Time + 20 Additional Days)
Grade G - Actual Salary £18,395 - £22,871

This is an exciting opportunity to have a key role in working as part of a successful pastoral team, supporting students at Humphry Davy School. As a central part of the Student Support team you will be expected to form positive relationships with all stakeholders of the school in supporting our young people to overcome any barriers to learning on a personal and academic level. This is a varied and fulfilling role which will help shape our students to be confident and happy individuals, ready to take on the challenges that life throws at them.

We are looking for an excellent team player and communicator who has the confidence to deal with a range of pastoral issues and the ability to take the lead and show initiative. You must have a track record and passion for working with young people. You will have strengths in supporting them; showing care and attention; providing a listening ear, and the ability to act accordingly in a variety of circumstances. You need to be an emotionally resilient person, with superb attention to detail, and a high understanding of the role and responsibility around safeguarding.

Closing date: Friday 8th July 2022
Provisional Interview Date: Tuesday 12th July 2022

For job specific documents and application form please visit the School’s website

Humphry Davy School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to pre employment checks which include applying for an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Humphry Davy School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
844 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01736 352126

Humphry Davy School, situated in beautiful West Cornwall, is a truly comprehensive community in which every child is cared for, supported and stretched. The school has a long-standing well-deserved reputation for its caring approach that values individuals and an ethos which encourages, supports and develops students of all abilities – from those with specific learning difficulties right through to the most able and talented. The challenge is to ensure that the standard of care never falls, whilst student outcomes continue to rise.

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