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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£15,086.67 – £16,519.25

Additional allowances

Plus, SEN Allowance £962.15

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Duties:

  • To work with and supervise individuals and groups of students under the direction/instruction of teaching and/or senior staff, inclusive of specific individual learning needs, supporting target setting for students and enabling access to learning for all students
  • Assisting in managing students’ sometimes significant and challenging behaviour through the use of a range of strategies and techniques

The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • is a great team player, friendly, and professional
  • enjoys working as part of a team and be able to communicate effectively with pupils, parents and staff
  • is committed to supporting the progress and wellbeing of pupils with special needs;
  • will quickly build rapport and effective professional relationships with both our young people and colleagues;
  • will enthuse and motivate colleagues and students to work hard and try their best;
  • shows an understanding of special educational needs within a school setting (including autistic spectrum, learning difficulties, behavioural and emotional difficulties)
  • demonstrates personal resilience and role model those personal qualities we wish to instill in our young people.
  • has the ability and willingness to work flexibly to meet the demands of the role

What the school offers its staff

  • a supportive and encouraging staff team
  • a paid premium to a Healthcare Cash Plan to claim back contributions towards dental, optical and other medical costs
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme

  • fantastic facilities
  • a lunch allowance for those colleagues volunteering to assist in lunchtime duties or activities

Commitment to safeguarding

The Bishop Fraser Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to child protection screening including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and also past employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview.
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About Bolton St Catherine's Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 16
School size
1046 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Phone number
01204 332553

Bolton St Catherine’s Academy educates children and young people from 3 to 19 years of age. The values of Bolton St Catherine’s Academy are underpinned by a growing Christian ethos and is an inclusive Academy for those of Christian faith, for those of other faiths, and those of no faith. St Catherine is the patron saint of students and scholars and at Bolton St Catherine’s Academy, learning is at the heart of everything. Students will leave the Academy with • Good academic outcomes • The Christian values of respect, tolerance and service • A positive and enduring outlook so that they live happy, healthy and purposeful lives – irrespective of their background or circumstances. The entire Academy is geared to support every single child as they develop and progress, guaranteeing success for each individual. Bolton St Catherine’s Academy is located in a £36million building with innovative spaces and state of the art facilities to support children’s learning. These facilities are amongst the very best in the country and support in delivering a rich, varied and relevant curriculum. Challenging targets and goals are set for every single student and staff work tirelessly to ensure these are achieved. Children learn and develop most effectively when they are happy and secure. At Bolton St Catherine’s Academy staff strive to develop an environment in which learners thrive, working to develop trust and mutual respect between everybody within the Academy and beyond. It is through the school’s new values of Believe, Strive, Care and Achieve, that the Academy will continue to build on the progress it has made. In 2018, the Primary school gained the best KS2 results of any school in the BL2 postcode area and was in the top 3 % nationally for Maths and the top 10% nationally for Writing.

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