Student Support Assistant, Bournemouth

Closing date:

The Bishop of Winchester AcademyBournemouth

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Student Support Assistants

Multiple Vacancies Available

Immediate Start 

Term time plus one week (40 weeks); 37 Hours per Week, 

Salary Scale:  FTE £17,688-£18,869 dependent on experience

 (this will be pro-rated in line with Academy terms & conditions)

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is an oversubscribed and thriving Church of England School, recognised by Ofsted as ‘Improving the life chances of all your pupils’ (May 2017). There are exciting opportunities to join our motivated and ambitious team driven by the mantra of high expectations – no excuses.  

Are you looking for a career in Social Care, Psychology or Teaching and want first-hand experience working with young people in an administrative and pastoral role?  

Are you resilient and positive with a ‘no excuses’ approach?

Are you keen to make a difference to young peoples’ lives?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated pastoral team. The role is varied and the candidate needs to be flexible, motivated and use their own initiative. You will work with your allocated Head of Year to support and encourage through the behaviour system and provide strong, administrative support. You will also providing a supportive service to students at Student Support Services, liaising with staff, parents and external agencies as appropriate. The person for this job must want to “make a difference” and have high expectations, no excuses attitude.

You will be a part of an academy that has 21st century facilities, and will contribute to improving the lives of future generations of students and the community in Bournemouth.

We are proud of our unique Christian ethos and links with the local church communities. We welcome applications from prospective new staff prepared to share in the experience of school improvement.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be undertaken of 

Our application form as well as the job description and person specification for this role are available through our website. Please email Sarah Hatton, at, addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal to apply. 

Please be aware that due to the ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ legislation we do not accept CV’s. 

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 24th February, however opportunities to visit the school are welcomed before this date.

More about The Bishop of Winchester Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mallard Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9PW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1202 512697
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