Kettering Science Academy is looking to appoint a Student Support Officer (SSO) to join its pastoral team. The current team of Student Support Officers provide a holistic approach to pastoral support by assisting with student behavior, attendance and welfare. They work closely with a team of Progress Leaders and a Vice Principal with responsibility for behavior, attendance and welfare. Student Support Officers have specific responsibilities. Our current SSO’s work with designated year groups of students and a link Progress Leader. This role would have specific responsibility for taking the lead in the Isolation Room, supervising students, organising work and resources as necessary.
The successful candidate will:
- Be an excellent communicator, capable of working effectively with students, colleagues and families
- Keep accurate records of all dealings with students and families
- Support positive student behaviour and to follow up on good and poor behaviour issues according to Academy procedures and policies
- Support a coordinated approach to improving attendance, including, on occasion, undertaking home visits
- Promote positive attitudes towards education
- Be passionate and relentless in their pursuit of improved outcomes for all students
If you are self-motivated and passionate about improving outcomes for all students, we would love to hear from you. Applicants are required to supply a completed application form and covering letter. For further details and an application pack, please visit our website or contact Amy Brooks, HR Manager.
About Kettering Science Academy:
Kettering Science Academy is on a journey towards ‘outstanding’. We have made rapid improvements and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.
We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy. We are very confident that this will be Kettering Science Academy’s best year yet and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!
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Kettering Science Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff are required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service before they can be appointed.
*Subject to ongoing job families review