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Job details
Employer Regent College
Location Leicester
Salary Sixth Form Support Staff Scale point 22 to 25 (£18,130 to £20,054 pro rata) - £5,958 - £6,591per annum
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

15 hours per week, term time only. 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday and Tuesday (potential flexibility around days of work for the right candidate).

Responsible to: Head of Progress and Welfare

Purpose: To support the progress and welfare of students in the college

Key Duties:

  • To Job Share a cohort of students with your counterpart collaboratively and to the highest level of operational functionality including (but not limited to):
    • Leaving a full handover for your counterpart to use during your non-working days.
    • To make yourself available for essential training which may not take place on your normal days of work (TOIL to be agreed).
    • To respond to any urgent queries regarding our students which may arise on non-working days.
    • To be considerate of your counterpart's needs in fulfilling the role whilst you are away; particularly in terms of keeping excellent and up to date records.
    • To share information and knowledge with your counterpart adequately whilst maintaining confidentiality when required.
    • Flexibility to step up to cover for your counterpart during unexpected times of absence.

  • To be flexible in order to meet the needs of our students.
  • To work as part of a team to monitor and support the progress and welfare of a caseload of students.
  • To monitor, work with and support a defined cohort of students in order to tackle barriers learning, to ensure good attendance and promote appropriate behaviours for successful learning.
  • To liaise with a range of staff as appropriate to support students' wellbeing and progress
  • To liaise with outside agencies as appropriate to promote the retention, welfare, progression and success of learners e.g. Social Services, Virtual Schools, Health Officers, schools or other colleges, counsellors etc.
  • To manage appropriate communication with learners, parents and other relevant stakeholders to support progress and welfare, as well as ensuring effective relationships for support exist around the learner.
  • To take responsibility for an Improvement priority within the faculty to support the wider colleges development plan.
  • To take responsibility for an area of enrichment/support to promote welfare and/or community cohesion.
  • To signpost and contribute to additional learning support, i.e. through the work of the Learning Development team, curriculum workshops, skills development resources or other interventions.
  • To contribute as appropriate to the planning or interventions relating to events/processes that support the welfare and progress of learners, such as enrolment, consultations, surveys, review days, tracking or progression planning events.
  • To work with the Senior Management Team, Head of Progress and Welfare and / or any other managers to ensure the effectiveness of the learner agreement and disciplinary agreement systems.
  • To ensure that appropriate records of work with students, actions and support are maintained.
  • To be committed to equality, diversity and safeguarding practice with young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested by Line Manager and Senior Management Team members.

Closing date: 9am, Thursday 1st December.

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