Student Support Leader (Term Time Only)

Wednesfield High Academy, Wolverhampton
WCC Grade 5 (£19,118 - £21,731)
11 Jul 2018
17 Jul 2018
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Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There are approximately 850 students attending the academy which includes 100 who are Sixth Form. This is an extremely exciting time to join us on our journey to becoming an outstanding Academy

We have close links with the University Of Wolverhampton who are our Academy Sponsor. We are also the lead school in Wolverhampton for Jaguar Land Rover and their engineering plant on the i54.

We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students.

We build our Academy ethos around our motto of “Changing Lives, Shaping Futures” which shows our focus on ensuring that our students become highly successful citizens in a 21st-century world. Our day to day practice is tied closely to our “Team Wednesfield” values of:-






We aim to ensure that our community, as a whole, show these values in everything that they do.

We are striving to improve provision for our students on a day to day basis and we will never stop our clear focus on continuous improvement.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic student support leader who can support our vision to improve our Behaviour strategy.

They will be able to inspire colleagues and students and offer fresh ideas, as well as being resourceful and keen to achieve the highest possible standards for our young people.

Should you wish to visit or discuss the role further please contact the Headteacher Mr Clive Jones via We will be delighted to meet you

The post is subject to an Enhanced Children's DBS Disclosure.

The successful candidate will be required to commence the role on 1st September 2018.

Experience of strategies / interventions to improve behaviour of students to support good progress and enjoy working with young people

Establish successful relationships at all levels

Maintain effective communications

Demonstrate appropriate inter-personal skills

Ability to prioritise time effectively

Self-confidence and presence

Personal impact, commitment, enthusiasm and integrity

Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academy population

Willingness to maintain their professional development

This is an excellent chance to join our over-subscribed Academy and we would encourage prospective applicants to come and take an informal tour of our wonderful building.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.

This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date - 15th July 2018

Interviews to take place - 19th July 2018

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