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Higher Level Education Support Champion/HLTA - Fresh Start

Location
Hyde Road, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 7SH
College
Kingsdown School
Hours
Part Time, Term Time
Salary
Actual £9,669 - £10,737 (FTE £25,419 - £28,226)
Posted
22nd September 2022
Start Date
31st October 2022
Expires
28th September 2022 08:05 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1272446
Start date
31st October 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1272446

Start date: 31st October 2022

Closing date: Wednesday 28th September, 8.00am

Shortlisting date: Wednesday 28th September

Interview date: To be confirmed

Hours:16.25 hours per week (negotiable)

Salary Range: Actual £9,669 - £10,737 (FTE £25,419 - £28,226)

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 oversee the development, monitoring and delivery of intervention for students who have literacy needs.

You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to encourage students to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life. The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively and appropriately with staff, students and parents.

Kingsdown is a dynamic school. It is transforming the life chances of our students, a community and our town. Our teams have been exceptional and continue to champion each and every student. Our students have been brilliant too - they have come on this journey with us - as have their parents. They have all modelled our Kingsdown BEATs. Kingsdown in Swindon is now regarded as the “school of choice”.

We looking for a minimum of two years experience of working with children, preferably in an education setting. Good organisational skills, flexible working practices, patience, persistence and the ability to build working relationships with students, staff and parents is essential.

The working pattern, days and times for this 16.25 hours per week position are negotiable.

Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:

  • all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character
  • sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still
  • all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly
  • collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload
  • where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

If you:

● believe that all students can achieve regardless of their background and postcode

● enjoy the challenge and reward of taking a school from Good to World Class,

● feel that you have the skills and qualities to accelerate student progress, aspirations and self-belief, and

● are truly committed to making a difference especially in Swindon and SN2

then this role could be ideal for you.

The River Learning Trust and Kingsdown School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation and the Kingsdown School Child Protection Policy please see links in the attached job information pack.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. For further guidance for applicants click on the link in the attached job information pack.

Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

Please view the job information pack for details of employee benefits. 

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Safeguarding Statement:

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.
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