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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    29 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575 to £21,968 per annum - Pro-rata £18,950 to £19,295 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

​​​​​​​Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a talented individual to help foster a caring and supportive learning environment for our young people. Your experience of pastoral care will place our learners’ welfare at the heart of the school.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to problem solve and provide excellent customer service to our community.

You will have:

  • NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant or A Level or equivalent and GCSEs in English and Maths at grades ‘C’ or ‘5’ and above.
  • Experience of working with children in a secondary school or other setting.
  • Experience of supporting children with special educational needs (SEN).
  • The ability to maintain positive relationships with students, parents and staff.
  • The ability to work effectively within a team.

What the school offers its staff

​​​​​​​About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 30 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

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About Highfield Leadership Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
543 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01253 965750

Highfield Leadership Academy in Blackpool, Lancashire is a 1200 place, 11-16 secondary school and is part of Star Academies. We joined Star on 1 April 2016 and like all Star schools, “Leadership” is our specialism. As a designated Leadership Academy, we are keen to ensure our pupils are offered encouragement and a wealth of opportunities to develop their natural skills, abilities and potential. We actively provide learning opportunities to teach performance leadership skills through project-based learning and community work. We ensure our pupils develop essential academic skills in line with our Trust mission to promote educational excellence, character development and service to communities.

Arranging a visit to Highfield Leadership Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dawn.livesey@highfield.staracademies.org.

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