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Inclusion Support Worker - maternity cover

Thomas Middlecott AcademyLincolnshire

Thomas Middlecott Academy is now recruiting an Inclusion Support Worker​​​​​​​ for a period of Maternity Cover, to join us as soon as possible.  This post could be your next career opportunity!

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

Promote and ensure high levels of attendance and good behaviour for all students who attend the academy, working closely with the Heads of House, Attendance Officer and Head of Inclusion.

To track and monitor daily attendance of all students

To use the MCAS app effectively in support of improved student attendance and behaviour.

To attend weekly inclusion meetings and provide a reports and updates on students.

To support parents to understand their legal responsibility with regard to their child’s attendance

Promote positive attendance, punctuality and behaviour across the school to ensure consistent progress is made by all students.

To work closely with parents/carers and students to improve levels of attendance and behaviour.

To collate information on students with poor attendance and work with colleagues (including Heads of House and Attendance Officer) to identify improvement strategies that can be implemented.

To work with parents/carers and other agencies in improving their child’s attendance and behaviour and coordinating parental support and intervention where appropriate


The post holder will directly influence students in the academy whose behaviour and/or attendance is a barrier to learning

Typically the post holder will work with individuals or small groups of students.

Who we are looking for

• Confident communicator with excellent verbal and written skills

• Ability to remain calm and professional with dealing with challenging situations

• Ability to deal with difficult situations appropriately and respond to priority demands promptly

• Proficient in the use of IT systems with an aptitude for problem solving

• Demonstrates a high-attention to detail

​​​​​​​About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other.

Apply now by visiting our website.

Thomas Middlecott Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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