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Upper Shirley High School

Student Support Assistant

Closing date: 01/09/2021 at 17:00

Interview date: 15/09/2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: £8,893 - £9,136 (FTE £19,312 - £19,841)

Hours of Work: 20 hours per week – 10am to 2pm daily

Location of Role: Upper Shirley High School

Job/Person Summary

If you are seeking an authentic experience in a progressive and award-winning school, then consider this your personal invitation to USH. We are a heavily oversubscribed community school, which proudly and successfully, delivers values-led education. We are known for our excellent career progression routes and we attract professionals who are willing to contribute to our sustained success, whilst embracing our family ethos. We are typically ranked in the top 20 Hampshire schools for progress and Ofsted (Oct 2019) reported, ‘Both staff and pupils are proud of the inclusive nature of the school’.

We are looking to appoint a calm, friendly and enthusiastic person to help supervise our students over their staggered break and lunch times; this is a new role being introduced in the Autumn term.

The post holder will work alongside other USH duty staff to provide indoor and outdoor supervision over social times. In between break and lunch, they will undertake a range of duties to support the pastoral team.

The key priority of this role is to build positive and professional relationships with students and to be able to effectively supervise and interact with them to ensure their security, safety and well-being during their social times.  

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who displays these qualities:

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply.

We can offer you:

Application Procedure

Full details and application forms can be downloaded from our website www.ushschool.org from the ‘Staff Vacancies’ section. Please return completed application to Applications@ushschool.org

Please contact our HR Officer, Georgina Figgins, in the first instance, if you would like to discuss the position, or have any questions. Her email address is: Georgina.Figgins@ushschool.org

Safer Recruitment

All schools within the Hamwic Trust, are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Bellemoor Road, Shirley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 7QU

Telephone: 023 8032 5333

Website: http://uppershirleyhigh.org/

Application form