Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time and Term-time only (working for 40 weeks per year plus 6 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Monday 27 September 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Willingdon Community School, Broad Road, Lower Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 9QX
Phone: 01323 485254
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Progress & Support Assistant
Single Status Grade 5 £19,698 - £20,092 per annum (pro rata)
Actual pro-rata salary to include holiday entitlement is £17,377 - £17,901 per annum
37 hours per week/40 weeks per year (Term Time only) paid for 46 weeks per year.
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated individual to play a key role in supporting our Directors of Student Progress (DoSP) and Assistant Head (Behaviour) for a nominated year group, in relation to student progress, welfare and behaviour. To liaise with both students and parent/carers where appropriate.
The successful candidate will need to have excellent people skills and be able to empathise and build rapport with young people whilst maintaining an authoritative approach. The role also requires someone with administrative experience and familiarity with a range of computer applications.
Willingdon Community School is committed to child protection/safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this duty of care. All applicants will be subject to safer recruitment procedures and will require satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.
Closing Date: 27 September 2021 (by noon)
Interview arrangements will be sent to shortlisted candidates only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.