Student Support Officer

Coombeshead AcademyNewton Abbot, Devon

37.5 hours per week (0.86FTE) & 39 weeks per year – working hours: 08.15am to 4.15pm

Thank you for your interest in Coombeshead Academy and the position we have available.  I am delighted that you are considering joining our team and I hope that the information pack, along with the school website, gives you all the information that you need to apply for the post.  

Coombeshead Academy is an inspirational place to work and visitors to the school all comment on the warmth, behaviour and qualities of our young people. The fantastic resources, school buildings, and the strong supportive relationships evident between staff and students make Coombeshead a special place to work.

This is an opportunity to join the school at an exciting point in our journey as part of Education South West. Education South West is a multi-academy trust of 11 schools spanning primary, all-through and secondary: nearly 5,000 students and 600 staff in total.  We are the 4th largest trust in Devon.

The role of Student Support Officer is an important one and is part of the Inclusion team. The information pack outlines the wide range of duties and tasks involved in this role. It is an important role in the school and carries with it a significant amount of responsibility. The key skills of a Student Support Officer are to be a positive role model, have good organisational skills and use time effectively, being able to build positive relationship in sometimes challenging circumstances and being able to demonstrate initiative and enthusiasm in what is sometimes a physically demanding role.

Interviews are likely to be on Thursday 23 September.

Education South West is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate for each post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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