Student Support Worker (KS3), County Durham

Closing date:

King James I AcademyCounty Durham
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,234 - £19,997
Contract term: Permanent

Working at King James I Academy will provide the opportunity to join a dynamic and forward-looking school with a dedicated team of staff whose mission is to become an outstanding Academy that develops successful, well rounded, socially mobile and confident young people who can contribute effectively to the global community.

Recent Ofsted success!  King James I Academy was recently judged as a Good school

As a student support worker you will work closely alongside the students to give guidance, support and advice and to promote independence and have a desire to support students in obtaining the most out of their educational experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • be a talented, ambitious and creative practitioner
  • be able to inspire and motivate colleagues and students alike
  • work confidently  with students, parents and a multitude of agencies
  • be supported through training as well as being given opportunities and support for professional development    

In 2017 the Academy is, once again, celebrating positive results in KS4 and KS5.  Staff work hard as a team to support students and to help them to achieve academic and social success which prepares them for them for a happy, healthy and productive working life.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 20 September 2017 (noon)

Shortlisting: Thursday 21 September 2017 

Interviews: Monday 25 September 2017

Please ring or email the Academy for an application pack. If you would like to arrange an informal visit please contact Karen Sams, PA to the Headteacher or on 01388 603388. Please note that completed applications must be returned to the above email address, or by post to King James I Academy, South Church Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 7JZ by 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding children. All candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and safety of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon receipt of two supportive references and the successful completion of a DBS and Health Check.

King James I Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

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