Student Support Worker

Full-time, term-time, permanent
Required for January 2022
Salary: SCP 15-22 (£20,462 – £23,505 per annum)

We currently have a vacancy for a Student Support Worker with a specific focus on helping to improve the behaviour of some of our students.  The successful candidate will support the learning of students with additional, special educational or behaviour needs. 

Suitable candidates will have previous experience of working with children and young people who have SEMH and are struggling to engage with their education.  Your challenge will be to motivate them to want to learn and help them to thrive whilst at school and as they transition to their next phase.  

You must be able to act as a positive role model for individuals and groups of students.  Your role will include delivering specific programmes of support to young people in one to one, small group and full classes.  You will be expected to organise and deploy the appropriate resources to ensure the best support is available for our students and to liaise with all stakeholders to support a young person achieve their best.  

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a member of a highly committed and talented Student Support team where collaboration and teamwork are essential.  We are looking for enthusiastic and committed staff who will go the extra mile.  In return we promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and encouraged to participate in the development of the school’s vision and strategy.  You will also have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional development opportunities to support your progression.

Please find below additional details about this position.

Application is via Google Form – please click here
Our Equality & Diversity Form (completion is optional) – please click here

Closing date for applications to be received: Thursday 2nd December 9am 

 


Caretaker

Full-time (37 hours per week)
Salary: £21,322 per annum
Permanent
Required for January 2022

We currently have a vacancy for a Caretaker to work as part of a professional team, providing a safe, clean and secure environment in which students and staff can work effectively.

You will be responsible for the general upkeep, maintenance and safety of the school site, including the buildings, grounds, pathways, and recreational areas. You will take a proactive approach to ensure that Park View is a welcoming and attractive site, clear of graffiti, litter, fallen leaves and debris, ensuring it looks its best at all times. You will have previous relevant experience, as well as an understanding of health and safety regulations and procedures.

This is an excellent opportunity to work as a member of a highly committed Facilities team where collaboration and teamwork are essential.  We are looking for someone who has the knowledge and experience to undertake the tasks needed in the job description to a high standard, or has the aptitude to acquire capability in the role rapidly.  In return we promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and encouraged to participate in the development of the school’s vision and strategy.

Please find below additional details about this position.

Application is via Google Form – please click here

Our Equality & Diversity Form (completion is optional) – please click here

Closing date for applications to be received: Tuesday 30th November 2021 by 9am


School Staff Instructor / Pastoral Support

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. Park View School prides itself on delivering a broad and balanced curriculum, enabling every student to be successful and  equipped with the skills required to overcome any challenges they may face in adult life. As well as success academically, we encourage our students to be respectful, resilient and to contribute positively to their communities. The successful candidate will play an integral role in setting up and promoting the CCF at Park View School. They will act as the main point of contact (during specific allocated time periods) for the cadets within school. During this time, and in consultation with the Contingent Commander, they will provide logistical and organisational support for the unit by assisting in the preparation of an ongoing training programme and the provision of exercises and camps throughout the year.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Communicate the school’s vision  and promote the school’s values and ethos;

  • Lead by example, holding and articulating clear values and moral purpose;

  • Build positive relationships with all members of the school community;

  • Work closely with the OC and play an integral part in developing a vibrant and outstanding CCF at Park View School, providing a rich experience for all students;

  • To play a full part in the life of the Park View School;

  • To promote and support Park View School’s policies.

It is the post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for who s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the Academy’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy at all times.

Please find below additional details about this position.

Application is via Google Form – please click here

Our Equality & Diversity Form (completion is optional) – please click here

Closing date for applications to be received: Thursday 25th November 2021 by 9am

 


HLTA Transition & Support Worker

Required for January 2022

Park View School is seeking to employ an excellent HLTA Transition and Support Worker to join our student centred Pastoral Team from January 2022.  The role is an exciting and attractive one for a suitable candidate who possesses a dynamic skill set that can bring out the best in students. The successful candidate will assist the school in supporting students’ transition to Park View, promoting inclusion and ensuring they are able to access their education and learning experience at the school.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have values that match that of the school’s; excellence, integrity, pride, compassion, open-mindedness, kindness and participation for all.

  • Be experienced in pastoral care in an educational setting and will have students’ best interests at the heart of their practice.

  • Up to date knowledge of national developments in student support and alternative education.

  • Have experience of working with students with SEND or managing difficult behaviours.

  • Have an uncompromising, ambitious drive to ensure the best outcomes for all students in their care at Park View.

  • Have the ability to build positive relationships with all students in their care, regardless of their background.

  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with parents, carers, partners and the community, that enhance the education of all pupils in a setting.

  • Be resilient and have the ability to use their initiative and make sound decisions in a calm and considered way whilst upholding the high standards expected for all in the school.

About Park View School

Park View School is a successful, forward thinking, and happy school where students of all abilities, aptitudes and social backgrounds achieve. This has given us a reputation for excellence within the locality of which we are exceptionally proud. We have been at the heart of Chester-le-Street since 1911, first as the town’s grammar school and latterly as its largest Academy. Our roots in the community are long-established and inform all that we do: thus, although we are innovative and offer children a 21st Century education of real worth, we cherish and foster traditional values and high aspiration. Park View is a split-site school across three locations in Chester-le-Street.

Please find below additional details about this position.

Application is via Google Form – please click here

Our Equality & Diversity Form (completion is optional) – please click here

Closing date for applications to be received: Thursday 25th November 2021 by 9am