Are you an efficient and proactive person who enjoys working with a variety of people on a daily basis? Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy has a great opportunity to appoint a School Support Officer to be part of their team. Our successful candidate will demonstrate prior experience in providing support for our students and staff alike, and also playing a pivotal role in being a first point of contact for visitors and guests to the school. Professionalism is essential, as is personability. If you thrive on working in a busy environment, this is the role for you.
This is a term time only appointment on a basis of 35 hours per week, great for those of you who are keen to keep their school holidays free. The full-time equivalent salary is £24,462 per annum which is pro-rated to give an actual annual salary of £20,681 which increases annual based on successful performance. For a more in-depth understanding of the day to day duties and responsibilities, please consult the Job Description by clicking here.
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Working for the academy: The Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy campus incorporates nine buildings which include four home schools each serving 450 pupils and students, a Design, Technology and Creative and Performing Arts School, a Sport & Community Education Centre and an Inclusions Hub. Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is delighted be part of the Leigh Academies Trust and it is an immense privilege to lead such a highly skilled, professional, team of staff, all of whom are focussed on students’ academic progress, character development, happiness and well-being.
Young people face many choices and challenges in their teenage years and our Small School model enables us to provide outstanding care and pastoral support. Staff are a reassuring and constant presence in our young people’s lives and help them discover who they are and what they want to be.
As a Stationers’ school and part of the Leigh Academies Trust, our students have access to an incredible range of opportunities in industry, commerce and education. The commitment of the Governors and Trust members is outstanding. They work tirelessly to provide advice, financial support, work experience, mentoring, apprenticeships and enrichment opportunities. ‘Stationers’ students’ are highly regarded by further education institutions and employers.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st January 2019, our Trust is comprised of 23 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 11 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open in September 2020. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school.
As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.
We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust.
Diversity at our core: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.
The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.