Student Support Lead, Cleckheaton, Kirklees

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Whitcliffe Mount SchoolCleckheaton, Kirklees

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21250-£22672
Contract term: Permanent

To work 37 hours per week, term time plus 10 days (including 5 INSET days), we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and caring individual who is committed, hardworking and reliable to work as part of a team to support the learning and behaviour of students who may need help to overcome barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential.

You will have the lead responsibility to ensure that all students across the year group are fully supported in school and are in lessons learning.

You will need to work closely with parents, staff and various outside agencies as well as delivering interventions to identified students throughout school.

Whitcliffe Mount School is a vibrant and successful 11-16 comprehensive school. In September 2017 Ofsted visited and confirmed that Whitcliffe Mount continues to be a good school. There were numerous positive comments. To read the full letter please click here or see our website: 

The ideal candidate will:

- be able to demonstrate experience of working with children and young people

- have a passion for students’ learning and be committed to the safeguarding of all students

- be highly organised, flexible and adaptable

- have very high expectations of students

- be able to show relevant experience in ensuring students succeed

- be creative in their approach

- commit to the school’s ethos of ‘Enjoy, Achieve, Celebrate’

Further information can be downloaded from or from the TES website. 

The closing date is Monday 25th March 2019 at 12.00 noon.  Completed applications should be returned by email to or by post to Mrs C Clough, Headteacher’s PA.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position.  

Whitcliffe Mount is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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More about Whitcliffe Mount School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Turnsteads Avenue, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1274 851152
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Whitcliffe Mount School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire. At its most recent inspection there were 1,318 students aged 11-16 on the school roll. Historically known as a mill town, Cleckheaton has a curr...