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Student Support Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
28/04/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/05/2021 12:00
Salary:
£25,000 FTE, £22,884 actual salary
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
206695
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Closing date:
12 May
Further Information

Excelsior Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 6AF

Student Support Officer
£25,000 FTE, £22,884 actual salary
Permanent
37 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Student Support Officer for Excelsior Academy, based in Rainbird Primary School.

Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life. In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first all-through Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.

The successful candidate will work with the Primary Welfare Lead, as part of the Inclusive Learning Team, to promote positive attendance, punctuality and behaviour by offering high quality support to parents/carers as well as liaising with appropriate agencies/partners. This is an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement.

Laidlaw Schools Trust is a growing multi academy trust in the North East of England, serving children and families in the west of Newcastle, Sedgefield and in Pennywell, Sunderland. We pride ourselves in being a progressive, inclusive trust that supports every child to develop their talents whatever they may be and to reach their academic potential. It is important that as a learning organisation we adapt and change to the needs of our pupils. We take care to value and develop all colleagues to make sure they can do their very best for children across the Trust’s schools. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers/. Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the Academy office on 0191 2288 400 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Vicky Kirtley, Senior Administrator – HR, Vicky.Kirtley@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 12th May 2021

Candidates who have not been contacted by Monday 17th May 2021 may assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interviews will take place: Wednesday 19th May 2021

Applications should be returned to: exahr@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.