Reporting to: Senior Leadership Team
Start Date: November 2019
Location: Ark Victoria Academy
Working Pattern: Full Time/Term-time only
Salary: Ark Support Scale 6: Pay Points 19 - 26: £19,446 - £24,105 (pro rata)
Closing Date: Friday 18th October 2019 at 11:00am
Interviews: Week commencing 21st October 2019
Ark Victoria Academy is a large all-through school, which was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in May 2019. Teaching and leadership are strengths and teachers demonstrate expert subject knowledge. We know that great schools need great staff, which is why we offer you the very best training and support at every stage of your career - from early career employees to leading and developing great teams.
For this critical role of Student Support Manager, we are seeking a motivated and progressive individual to work with our pastoral team and Heads of Year, to support students’ learning by focusing on behavior, attendance and to promote personal excellence.
You will work closely with staff, parents and external agencies to develop positive attitudes and approaches to learning and be the first point of contact for parents with queries about support for their child, as well as contributing to the overall management of support and care for the learners of this large all-through School.
You will be self-motivated, exceptionally well organised and a good team worker with the ability to work effectively with students and their parents/carers; excellent communication skills are essential as well as good IT skills.
The successful candidate will be committed to young people and their development, with an understanding of the issues young people face.
Aim high, be brave, be kind, keep learning
The successful candidate will:
provide high quality, well-planned pastoral support and guidance to students and their families in order promote high expectations, raise aspirations and facilitate academic progress
enable all students to develop our Ark values, personal excellence and a sense of pride within the academy
For further information on this brilliant opportunity as well as the fantastic benefits available, please see the job description and person specification below and to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Mrs Mubarik, HR Manager, on 0121 281 3535, or via email at email@example.com. We look forward to receiving your online application.
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process which will include questions about safeguarding. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.