L3 LSA (Pupil Engagement Coach Enhanced)

Status: 37hours per week/192 days per year
Salary: Actual Salary £18,518 - £20,855 FTE Salary £21,269 to £23,953
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 28th September 2022, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, Good school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

We are looking for a well-qualified candidate who will join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as a Learning Mentor working under the guidance of teaching staff to implement agreed work with individuals and groups in and out of the classroom.  Candidates will support pupils with a range of difficulties to enable them to experience the broad and balanced curriculum, which is their right, in particular candidates will be required to work with pupils who need emotional support and nurture to empower them to access the curriculum.

Candidates will be truly committed to supporting pupils to progress and achieve, have high aspirations for the pupils’ success and will contribute to ongoing planning with imaginative and dynamic ideas.  To enhance pupils’ learning and create independence, all pupils and staff are provided with a chrome book.

Our school has a focus on delivering a core curriculum as a priority to support all learning; all teachers are required to deliver and support both literacy and numeracy strategies alongside their specialism/s.

Oakwood High School is a Leadership School for ITT Provision and recognised by Sheffield Hallam University as “a school of excellent practice” for NQTs.  In addition, the school offers CPD routes through a Core Leadership Development Curriculum with the Learners First Schools Partnership. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 28th September 2022 at 12 noon.  Interview date will be communicated. To apply visit our website at https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/oakwood-high-school-vacancies/ and complete the online application form.

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments; all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.


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