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Student Support Manager - Full-time

Highworth Grammar School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4092-214S
  • Posted:10/06/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 7
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:24/06/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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STUDENT SUPPORT MANAGER

37 hours per week (term time only plus staff development days)

Kent Range 7: £23,008 - £25,259 pa (pro rata to full time equivalent £26,515 - £28,850 pa) 

We are looking for an experienced Student Support Manager to work as part of a team to provide outstanding pastoral support to our students across years 7-13.  You will work closely with a Director of Learning and be able to establish a rapport with students and foster positive relationships as well as be able to demonstrate a good understanding of safeguarding issues. 

Along with enthusiasm you will need excellent interpersonal skills as you will work directly with students, parents/carers, staff and external agencies to best meet wellbeing, safeguarding and academic needs.   In addition, you should be a strong administrator so that written communications and record keeping around student monitoring and support are accurate.  You should be first aid trained or willing to train and you will also act as a Designated Safeguarding Lead for which training can be given.

Highworth Grammar School is an over-subscribed 11 – 18, selective Girls’ school of 1534 students with 446 students in the sixth form (80 boys).  We are situated in the South East of England, with excellent transport links to both the rest of Kent and London.  

The school was judged to be Outstanding in all areas in June 2013.  In 2019 our A Level results placed us in top 25% of schools nationally. 

Further information and an application form are available from our website: www.highworth.kent.sch.uk    We do not accept CVs.

Closing Date: Monday 24th June 2024 at 8am

Completed applications should be returned to: HR@highworth.kent.sch.uk 

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received.  Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Highworth Grammar School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

 

Highworth Grammar School is committed to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. This post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Creating a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

Information about the school

Highworth Grammar School is an over-subscribed 11 – 18, selective girls’ school of 1534 students with 446 students in the Sixth Form (80 boys). We are situated in the South East of England, with excellent transport links to both the rest of Kent and London.

The school was judged to be Outstanding in all areas in June 2013. Our performance measure page can be accessed using this link: https://www.find-school-performance-data.service.gov.uk/school/136379/highworth-grammar-school

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.