Year 7 Student Support Officer

Saffron Walden, Essex
22 Nov 2017
19 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Saffron Walden County High School
Audley End Road
Saffron Walden CB11 4UH

Year 7 Student Support Officer - January 2018

We are looking for someone to work within our school's dynamic and committed Achievement Team to support the academic achievement and well-being of our Year 7 students. 

Key daily tasks within this role include

  • working with the Year 7 Achievement Coordinator to support student achievement, attendance, personal development and behaviour 
  • liaising with students, staff and parents to investigate and resolve pastoral, academic or personal issues
  • delivering cover lessons across all year groups
  • supervising the school's Isolation Base

The school has a team of Year Achievement Co-ordinators and Student Support Officers and benefits from full time support from a counsellor and nurse. 
SWCHS is an outstandingly successful school with very high achieving students. There is a major emphasis on our students developing advanced learning skills including those of confident, independent learners.  

In spring 2012 SWCHS was judged by Ofsted as outstanding in every category.  The school has a national reputation for innovative educational practice and is committed to the importance of extra-curricular opportunities.

Experience of working with young people is essential and experience of working in a school setting is preferable.

Hours are 37 per week term time only. Salary point 20 to 23 (£19,430 - £21,268) pro rata actual salary £16,508.42.

Early years subsidised nursery on site.  Childcare voucher scheme.

Application forms can be obtained directly from the school or downloaded from the website - click apply to be directed. Completed applications should be sent to Jackie King HR & Administration Manager or e-mailed to  

The closing date for applications is 9 a.m. Tuesday 5th December, interviews will take place week commencing 11th December 2017.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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