Student Support Officer, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Burnside Business & Enterprise CollegeNewcastle upon Tyne
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Start date: October 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 6 (£16,899 – £18,839)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

 In consideration of the school’s drive for improved teaching and  learning and the dynamic nature of support required for an ever changing  school cohort, we would like to appoint a highly effective students  support officer to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment.  Applicants will be highly motivated and have a passion to ensure that  our learners achieve the very best that they can at all times.  The core  purpose of the role will be to uphold the core standards of pride,  respect and achievement with all learners but also ensure that those  students and their families who require specialist intervention receive  the highest standard of bespoke support.  Specifically, the successful  candidates will:

Develop and maintain effective and supportive relationships with children, young people and those engaged with them

  • Assess the level of need of vulnerable students and make referrals to the appropriate agencies
  • Provide a complementary service throughout the school that enhances  existing provision in order to support learning, participation and  encourage social inclusion
  • Carry a caseload and offer timetabled support to individual students and their families


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To apply for this post please complete an application form and  submit an accompanying letter (no more than two sides of A4). Your  letter should outline how your skills, experience and core values make  you a suitable candidate for the post.  Completed applications should be  returned to Mrs L Heide, Main Reception, Burnside Business and  Enterprise College, St. Peter’s Road, Wallsend, NE28 7LQ or  electronically to

Burnside is committed to safeguarding and all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance.

Telephone: 0191 2598500

Closing Date: 9am Friday 22nd September 2017

Interview Date: Thursday 28th September 2017

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More about Burnside Business & Enterprise College
Address: St. Peter's Road, Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE28 7LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 259 8500