Hours: 35 per week, term time only (to incl. 5 INSET days)
Actual Salary: Grade 9, £17,051.09 per annum, rising to £19,310.11 per annum through annual increments
We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated Student Support Assistant to join our committed, hardworking and friendly student support team at Winterbourne Academy.
The post requires the person to carry out a number of roles throughout the day to support the academic, social and emotional needs of the students.
The role will involve a mixture of dealing with parents/carers, with students' behavioural and attendance issues and intervening with difficulties around the Academy in terms of pastoral support. This role will also involve assisting in the management of the silent learning area.
This is a fixed term post until August 2019, subject to a budget review. An extension of contract until August 2020 is likely for the right candidate.
The successful candidate will be someone with experience of working, understanding and supporting children within education, have a clear understanding how to ensure high behavioural, learning and attendance standards whilst caring for their emotional well-being and pastoral needs.
They will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. They will be committed, enthusiastic, adaptable and an excellent team player.
We are looking to recruit a candidate who can provide a strong and positive role model for students and someone who is keen to contribute to the academy's visions and values.
They should have relevant experience in a similar role with a proven track record. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before submitting an application.
WHAT WE OFFER:
- An Academy that is fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability
- Collaborative working within our shared family of academies to support our endeavours to work smarter
- Excellent CPD opportunities
- Onsite parking
- Onsite canteen
- Pension Scheme.
- Employee benefits such as cycle scheme and discounted gym membership
- Fantastic facilities
More information about Winterbourne Academy can be found on our website.
Closing Date: Sunday, 24th February 2019
Interview Date: TBC