We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and self-motivated professional to the role of Progress Officer. This is an exciting time as the post-holder will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the success of our pastoral team.
Whickham School is a large and successful school in Gateshead with over 1500 students including approximately 300 in the sixth form. Standards are high and our sixth form is one of the most successful in the region with 58% of grades being A* or A grade in the 2017 exams.
Behaviour is good at Whickham School and we have eager students who also engage in our wide range of extra-curricular enrichment opportunities.
We can offer you:
- Experience of working in a successful and improving school
- Being part of a dedicated and dynamic team
- A significant investment in your professional development with a personalised training and development programme.
Hours of Duty: 37 hrs per week. Flexible working – you must be at work between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm and you may be required to work any time between 8:00am and 5:00pm (evening meetings and training are in additional to this requirement). Any additional hours worked that can’t be taken during a half term will be banked. Banked time can be taken as part or whole days during school holidays. You will be expected to work all term time days, training days and three days in the summer term during examination results periods. Electronic monitoring systems are used to record working hours. Working before 7:30am or after 5:30pm would require prior approval from a line manager (evening meetings and events excepted). Banked hours must be used before the start of each half term and there will be no payment in lieu of hours not used.