Job Role: Education Support Champion
Salary: Salary (to be confirmed based on experience)
G4 – FTE £18,426 - £18,795 (Actual salary £12,770 - £13,026)
G5 – FTE £18,795 - £19,554 (Actual salary £13,026 - £13,552)
Start date: As soon as possible
The Governing Body, Trust and Headteacher seek to appoint a highly motivated person to join our Inclusion and Intervention Department as an Education Support Champion.
This is an exciting opportunity to play a fundamental role in removing a key barrier to learning and raise aspirations amongst our students. Working alongside a highly motivated team within the Inclusion Hub, you will have responsibility for delivering a targeted intervention program to small groups of students with the opportunity to share your passion to our young people.
The working pattern is 30 hours per week (8.20am – 3.00pm Monday, 8.30am to 3.10pm Tuesday – Friday with a 40-minute lunch break) term time only, plus Teacher Development days. Good organisational skills, flexible working practices, patience, persistence and the ability to build working relationships with students, staff and parents is essential.
Kingsdown School is at a very exciting stage in its history. From September 2017 we welcomed a:
• New Headteacher
• New Chair of Governors, and we
• Became an official partner of the River Learning Trust
In January 2018 we set the new vision – “a school of excellence bursting with pride and ambition” and a new mission statement – “to champion each and every student”
Kingsdown School is part of a Multi Academy Trust and joined the River Learning Trust on the 1st September 2017. The successful applicant will join the School as a River Learning Trust employee.
Applications will only be accepted on a Kingsdown School application form via eteach. If you have not heard from us shortly after the closing date please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.
Closing date for completed applications is Thursday 29th August at 08:00am.
Interview date - to be confirmed.
No agencies please. CVs will not be accepted.
Kingsdown School is a mixed 11-16 Academy situated on the eastern outskirts of Swindon. The most recent OFSTED inspection commented “Leaders provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced. A notable strength of the school is its care for pupils facing particular difficulties, the work the school does to support pupils’ personal development and well-being is good.”
Kingsdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Kingsdown School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.