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Family and Student Support Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
27/05/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/06/2021 12:00
Salary:
N5: £22,627 - £24,491 per annum, pro rata. Actual salary: £19,346 to £20,940 pa.
Hours per week:
37 hours per week.
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
208252
Employment Location:
Studio West, West Denton Way, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2SZ
Post Number:
SNT2099(e)
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
11 Jun
Further Information

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Studio West
West Denton Way
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5 2SZ.

37 hours per week, term time plus 5 training days
Required for September 2021.

Studio West is an exciting studio school, which opened in September 2014. As part of Kenton School’s Academy Trust, Studio West cater for around 400 students aged between 11 and 19 with student numbers increasing year on year. We are expected to reach 650 at full capacity. Rated “Good” by Ofsted, Studio West offers students an innovative and bespoke curriculum with an emphasis on employability and life skills. We have close working relationships with our business partners and our mission is to make sure that every student who leaves Studio West, does so with a university place, an apprenticeship or employment.

We are seeking applications for this exciting new role to our school. Our Family and Student Support Worker will develop and implement strategies to engage parents/carers with their children’s learning, work parents/carers and students to identify and respond to any barriers to learning and work with other agencies to identify and source additional support.

We are are seeking candidates with significant experience working with children and young people in learning environment, with the ability to manage and motivate students to ensure positive learning outcomes. Candidates must possess an understanding of the barriers to learning for children and young people and a working knowledge of strategies to overcome them combined with excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to form effective, professional relationships with all stakeholders. And most importantly, candidates must have the ability and flexibility to adapt to ensure the needs of all students are met.

If you have skills, commitment and initiative to succeed in our team, we want to hear from you. In return, we offer fantastic developmental possibilities due to working as part of Kenton Schools Academy Trust, and our forward thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our students.

How to Apply
Please complete the online form via www.tes.com/jobs/ selecting ‘Quick Apply’ or download an application form from our website www.studiowestnewcastle.com and return it to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk/

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 11 June 2021.

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.