Student Support Officer

October 18, 2019

37 hours per week(0.849FTE) - 39 weeks per year

Salary: D7 (£19,544 pro rata)

Permanent contract start date – as soon as possible


Job Purpose: Working with the Heads of Year and the wider pastoral team, to take the lead within the school to address the needs of pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning.


  • Take a lead role in managing pastoral support to pupils.

  • Assist the head of year with the development and implementation of individual Education/Behaviour/Support/Mentoring plans.

  • Provide information and advice to enable pupils to make choices about their own learning/behaviour and attendance and consequences of their actions.

  • Challenge and motivate pupils, promote and reinforce self-esteem.

  • Provide advice to pupils relating to their social, health, hygiene and emotional development needs.

  • Undertake comprehensive assessments of pupils to determine those in need of particular help.

  • Arranging support for pupils with SEND in conjunction with SEND department.

  • Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model.

  • Arrange and develop 1:1 mentoring arrangements with pupils and provide support for distressed pupils individually or in small groups.

  • Take a lead role in managing the speedy/effective transfer of pupils across phases and support the reintegration of those who have been absent.

  • Manage and supervise pupils excluded from and/or otherwise working to modified timetable.


If you are interested in the challenge of this position please email your completed application to: no later than Friday 1st November with interviews to take place on Friday 8th November. 


ESW is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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