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Please note as a result of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), dependent on location, some interviews are still going ahead remotely via TEAMS/SKYPE or Zoom.
Please note that this is a fixed term position until 31 August 2022.
Working pattern: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.12pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Student Support and Wellbeing Manager to join the team at the Howard of Effingham School. This role will develop and implement strategies to support students with personal and social problems, and liaise with colleagues to involve internal and external support agencies where necessary. Duties will also include delivering training to school staff on specialist areas such as student mental health and well-being; and providing specific support and intervention for identified students.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C or above (including English & Maths), or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level, together with a relevant Vocational Qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3 e.g. Support Work in Schools Qualifications Level 3 (SWIS). A counselling qualification or equivalent related to working with children and/or young people desirable. Good written and oral communication skills with the ability to build sound relationships with staff and customers are a must, together with the ability to prioritise and plan your own workload in the context of conflicting priorities. Experience of working in a similar service environment is essential.
Howard of Effingham is a high-performing school and is the lead school in our Multi-Academy Trust. It offers maximum opportunities for young people to develop academically and socially in an environment that is stimulating, caring and supportive. The school sets high standards that instil values which enable students to develop into confident and responsible young adults.
What Ofsted said: Pupils value the educational opportunities they receive at this school. They are ambitious and want to succeed. They engage well with their teachers and peers and behave well in classes and around school. Leaders have the highest ambition for pupils to succeed. They are determined to help all pupils achieve the best possible outcomes by the time they leave the school. Ofsted 2019
THPT can offer:
- An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.
- Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes.
- Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions.
- Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards.
Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.