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Student Support Leader

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only (working for 40 weeks per year plus 6 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Thursday 1 September 2022 9am

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Robertsbridge Community College
Knelle Road, Robertsbridge, East Sussex
TN32 5EA
Phone: 01580 880360
Email: admin@robertsbridge.org.uk
Website: www.robertsbridge.org.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.


37 hours per week, term-time only (plus one week during school holiday periods per annum)

Salary: Single Status Grade 8, Points 20 – 22 (£24,011 - £25,933) per annum, pro-rata

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational Student Support Leader to join a dedicated pastoral team. This post is suitable for an experienced individual with a passion for promoting student success and wellbeing. This is a non-teaching (support staff) role.

The postholder will be responsible for the pastoral wellbeing of the students within the designated year group(s), undertaking all roles of behaviour, safeguarding, attendance, wellbeing, rewards, and pupil premium for this group of students.  Excellent communication skills are an integral part of this role.

The College is a thriving rural school, with a skilled and enthusiastic staff team. We are committed to ensuring that our students become well rounded citizens of the world, equipped with the knowledge, skills and qualifications they need for whatever they choose to do next in life.

Our intake is truly comprehensive, drawing from a large geographic area that includes both rural and urban environments. We cherish the diversity that this intake brings and are extremely proud of our College.

Visited by Ofsted in February 2017, the College maintained its ‘Good’ status, with the official report stating that “new teachers feel very well supported and all staff value the helpful opportunities for professional development in a culture of encouragement.”

Further details from Hanna Stedman, HR Manager.

Closing date:         9.00 am on Thursday 1 September 2022

Interviews will be held shortly after this date

We do not accept CVs by way of application. 

East Sussex County Council is an authority committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the postholder will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/43000/25976

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Robertsbridge

  • Salary
  • £24,011 to £25,933

  • Closing date
  • 1 September 2022

  • Organisation
  • Robertsbridge Community College

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education