May 23, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
We have a great opportunity for a caring, personable and compassionate individual to join us in the role of Student Support Manager
Bexley Grade 6.1: actual salary £20,035 pa (£23,397 full time equivalent)
Working Pattern
36 hours per week, Term Time plus one week inset
Closing Date
June 22, 2023


We have a great opportunity for a caring, personable and compassionate individual to join us in the role of Student Support Manager at Leigh Academy Bexley, starting from September 2023 or sooner if available. This is a rewarding position within the pastoral remit of our school, working alongside and supporting fellow Student Support Managers and the leadership team in their daily operational roles.

Our successful candidate will be responsible for managing the relevant admin, attendance, safeguarding and general social, moral and spiritual well-being of the students (in line with the Every Child Matters Agenda).  You will use our school Management Information System to run reports for rewards, behaviour and attendance to ensure the relevant member of the leadership team is provided with key data on a weekly basis.
Our appointed candidate will liaise with parents, carers and outside agencies as required, including responding to parental email queries, making phone calls and leading on face to face meetings, so strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential. This is a very busy and fast-paced role and we urge candidates to look carefully at the job description to fully understand the nature of this role. We would love to hear from candidates who are keen to be part of our collaborative and supportive environment and are looking for a new rewarding challenge.

​​​​The working basis of the role is 36 hours per week, Term Time plus one week inset.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which are why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

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