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Student Support Assistant

The Beacon School
Banstead, Surrey
Contract Type
Full Time
Point 1 £19,771 - Point 16 £22,622
Start Date
5th July 2024
12th July 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
ECT (NQT) Graduates
Job Reference
TBS - SSA - 05072024
Start Date
5th July 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Suitable for: ECT (NQT) Graduates
  • Job ID: 1434653

We have a vacancy for a Cover Supervisor to join our team at The Beacon School.

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Student Support Assistant, who is passionate about teaching and learning. The successful candidate will act as a triage for the inclusion faculty, ensuring students' emotional wellbeing needs are met.

What we are looking for

  • Experience working with young people and supporting those with different needs, vulnerabilities and behaviours
  • Experience of thrive and / or ELSA would be beneficial but is not essential
  • Ability to remain calm and positive in challenging circumstances
  • Ability to form strong working relationships and be an effective team player
  • An individual who is DSL trained would also be beneficial

About The Beacon School

The Beacon School is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust. We proudly serve our local community; our core purpose is to strive for exceptional student progress and well-being. Our teaching staff are well-supported in developing an outstanding curriculum alongside a broad range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity, and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Pay Scale: GLF Associate 3 

FTE Salary: Point 1 £22,982 - Point 16 £26,296

Actual Salary: Point 1 £19,771 - Point 16 £22,622

Contract type: Full Time / Permanent - 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, term time only. Monday - Friday

Closing Date: 11:59 pm on the 12 July 2024

Interview date: One week after closing date


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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