Student Support Worker, Cornwall

Closing date:

Humphry Davy SchoolCornwall
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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,100 - £21,211
Contract term: Permanent

Student Support Worker

(Lower School and Primary Transition)

37 hours per week

43 working weeks per year 

Grade G - Actual Salary £16,100 - £21,211(All to be confirmed at interview)



With increasing student numbers, two Student Support Workers are required to join our dedicated Student Services Team to take a proactive role in the support of the educational, social and physical needs of the students. 


Humphry Davy is a truly comprehensive community in which every child is cared for, supported and stretched. Working closely with the Head of Lower School, the successful candidates will work with staff, parents, carers and agencies to respond to the daily needs of students and assist with their welfare, attendance and academic progress.  A key focus of the Lower School role is to support the effective transition of children from their primary school to ensure all students succeed.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our popular and over-subscribed school in beautiful West Cornwall. Ofsted (Short Inspection November 2016) judged the school as ‘good’ stating, “Across the school we found that pupils were very keen to learn.  Pupils we spoke with enjoy coming to school and feel that they are making good progress.  Pupils are well-mannered and keen to tell visitors how good the school is and how it keeps them safe” and “Without question, school staff work to ensure that each and every pupil achieves their best in a nurturing environment”.


For further details, including application form, please visit our school website www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk 



Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 24th April 2019

Provisional Interview Dates: Tuesday 7th May 2019


Humphry Davy School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to pre employment checks which include applying for an enhanced DBS disclosure.




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