Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a World Class School with high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life. We are recruiting a Student Support Worker who will work as part of the specialist Inclusion team, to enable all students to reach their full potential, in particular those with social, emotional and behavioural needs.
Our dedicated team, work with students one-to-one and in groups to remove barriers to learning and support other staff in managing social, emotional and behavioural concerns. Using a range of support methods, our unique Student Support team, work closely with Heads of Year, Form Tutors and our Student Welfare team.
Our ideal candidate with have some experience of working with emotional, social and behavioural issues in a school, sixth form or relevant context. You will ideally be educated to ‘A’ level or equivalent with excellent communication and team working skills, candidates with experience of working in social care, are particularly desirable. You will be comfortable using a range of Microsoft products including outlook and word, experience of using SIMS would be advantageous, however training will be provided.
This post is full-time working Monday to Friday, term-time only. The hours for this post are 8am – 3.45pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am to 3.30pm on Fridays, inclusive of unpaid rest breaks. The actual salary for this post is £17,633.00pa.
Why work for Tolworth Girls’?
Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we offer a wide range of incentives to engage colleagues to ensure they are appreciated and feel valued. Regular professional development, is a key focus for staff. All new colleagues get a buddy, with a tailored induction programme, to suit you. We have recently trained 24 colleagues across school to be mental health first aiders and all staff receive support, information and guidance on mental health and their personal journey.
Our benefits include a Local Government Pension scheme; discounted on-site Gym membership; early finish for all half and end of terms; discounted fees with a local nursery; regular socials and various fundraising activities. Plus, lots of widely used free initiatives for all employees such as, Yoga classes; monthly healthy breakfast; on-site parking; flu jab vouchers; staff book club; prize draws and much more! We have a dedicated newly refurbished staffroom, with free tea and coffee for all, a great space to network and get some down time.
Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
Closing Date: 9am Monday 14 June 2021
Interviews: Thursday 17 June 2021
Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.