Student Services Officer

The St Lawrence Academy, Scunthorpe
£19,238 - £22,434 per annum 
11 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The St Lawrence Academy is a small academy for 11-16 year old boys and girls of all abilities, specialising in Sport and Science.  Ofsted stated that we continue to be a good academy (July 2016).  We are an inclusive academy striving to meet the needs of all our learners in our caring environment.  We are sponsored by the Diocese of Lincoln and have a strong Christian ethos and we are an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome students from all backgrounds and faiths, regardless of ability.

At the academy, we want all students to feel included and be inspired to develop their talents - whatever they may be.  We offer a broad balanced curriculum and an environment for learning which inspires our students to do their very best.  This is what we expect.

Our students are excellent ambassadors for the academy and are proud to wear our uniform and be part of our aspirations for their future.  We want them to be determined to succeed, confident in their abilities and fully involved in the life of the academy, the local community and beyond. 

Student Services Officer

Required ASAP

37 hours per week (Term time + 5 days)

Grade 6 Point 20-25

 £19,238 - £22,434 per annum  (£16,311 - £1,9020 actual)

The successful candidate will: 

  • Be an enthusiastic person to support and manage student services and further develop the work of Inclusion
  • Be a self-motivated person
  • Have experience of working in a similar environment
  • Preferably have some knowledge of student attendance and an awareness of Child Protection
  • Preferably have experience of using SIMS (School Information Management System)
  • Work as part of a very strong team and be expected to play a full role
  • Have the ability to support and communicate effectively with students and staff
  • Have the ability to cope with challenging situations
  • Passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people
  • Be well organised and hardworking
  • Have proven experience using Microsoft Office/Google Apps
  • Be committed to high standards and have a flexible approach to work
  • Have a current first aid certificate or be willing to undertake the relevant training

We can offer:  

  • An exciting opportunity to make a real contribution to the progress of our students and to become part of a hard working supportive department in an inclusive academy
  • An excellent reputation in the local community
  • A dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers and support staff
  • Superb facilities and new resources
  • Aspirational and hard working students
  • High standards and expectations

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references, including your suitability to work with children.  Applications will only be considered from individual applicants on the academy application form, and not via CV alone or agencies.

For further details visit our website for an application form and job description, alternatively please contact Lorna Johnson, PA to the Senior Leadership Team on 01724 842447 or email to 

If you would like to discuss the role please contact the Senior Middle Leader for Inclusion, Helen West on 01724 842447 or email to

Closing Date : 20th October 2016 at 9am   
Interviews : W/c 31st October 2016