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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,369 - £24,054 pro-rata per annum. Actual starting salary £20,720. 2023 Pay Award Pending.

Pay scale

B3 (SCP 7-11)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are now looking to appoint a Student Support Worker who has the tenacity, skills and flexibility to work in a fast-moving environment and the passion to help our children to progress and develop.

The successful candidate will have Maths and English GCSE, grade C or above, strong IT skills, well developed organisational and communication skills and a basic understanding of child development and learning strategies. The post holder will be expected to challenge and support pupils in order to improve motivation, attendance, engagement and character for learning. We are looking for someone who is skilled in effectively supporting student engagement and has successful experience of working with the full range of students including the most vulnerable. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be able to positively influence students and the ability to liaise with colleagues, parents/carers and a range of partner organisations.

The post holder will be expected to undertake a wide range of duties including developing restorative and relational approaches to inclusion and to support progress and liaison with families and other services to secure attendance and engagement.


What the school offers its staff

Wetherby High School is a forward-thinking school in a semi-rural area of North Leeds. We are proud of our caring and inclusive reputation and have a strong team of professionals committed to developing and delivering a rich learning experience for all our students.

Our school community is based upon an inclusive and restorative ethos that we believe best allows every student the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Wetherby High School is a vibrant and happy place to work, where all members of staff work as one team. We significantly invest in the development and training of all colleagues who are equally happy to share their expertise, skills and knowledge across the organisation.

The benefits that we offer staff:

  • Membership of The National College to support continued professional development.
  • Access to Retailer discounts through the Vivup Employee Discount Scheme.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme through the Local Authority.
  • Employee Pension Scheme.
  • Onsite parking.

Further details about the role

The post holder will also be a coach and fully involved in our Coaching programme and House system, flexible learning and invigilation duties. We welcome applicants with an interest in the above and training will be provided to support the successful candidate.

It is essential that the post holder shares our school ethos which is firmly rooted in a restorative approach and the following values; to ‘Know our children well’; to be ‘Partners in Learning’; to develop ‘Character for Achievement’; to ‘Enjoy and Aspire’. We firmly believe that in order to move forwards we need to be prepared and able to ‘do things differently and do different things’.

Along with your application form, please submit a covering letter and CV.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and satisfactory references. The school has a privacy statement for job applicants which is published on the website.

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About Wetherby High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
704 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01937522500

Wetherby High School is a mixed non-denominational foundation school for students aged 11-16. The school is located in the heart of Wetherby, in a semi-rural area north of Leeds. The school is a growing school with over 700 students on roll.

The former secondary modern was built on its current site in 1966 and we are now entering an exciting phase in the school's development, with a new state of the art building planned for the school community.

Wetherby High School is a vibrant, welcoming and forward-thinking school. We are proud of our caring and inclusive reputation and have a strong team of professionals committed to developing and delivering a rich learning experience for all our students.

Our school community is based upon an inclusive and restorative ethos that we believe best allows every student the opportunity to realise their full potential.

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