Support Staff Vacancies

As Lemov writes, ‘No one wants to spend their career at odds with the organisation they work for, trying to hide from the training it offers, or watching the philosophy change every year while thinking, this too shall pass.’

John Mason School -Cultural Fit

Working in a school where you are not aligned with the culture is a miserable experience. So … we both need to have alignment if you come to work here!

· We believe that every child deserves a Champion.
· We believe that we can all improve as teachers.
· We believe in the limitless potential of people.
· We believe that truly great teaching is that which improves students’ progress.
· We believe that teaching requires dedication and sweat.
· We believe that you cannot just wish teachers and students to be better – you have to create the conditions for them to grow.
· We believe that basic literacy and numeracy are essential to students making good progress.
· We believe that feedback should be timely and respond to the needs of the individual student so that they can actively engage with feedback.
· We expect every teacher to plan lessons using assessment information.
· We believe that staff and students come equal first.
· We believe that hard work is the key to success for staff and students.
· We admire the generosity of spirit.
· We acknowledge that we all make mistakes.
· We live by the values of Respect, Honesty and Kindness.

If you think you 'fit', we would love to hear from you even if we don't have any posts advertised. Please contact our HR Manager, Jane Howse, (01235 466054,

Support Staff Vacancies

Student Manager

Student Manager

Full Time Position
Responsible to Assistant Headteacher, Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare
Start Date: 1 September 2018
Salary: Grade 10, FTE £29,323-£31,601 pro rata

Due to our expanding provision of support for students and their families, we are seeking to appoint a further Student Manager to join our student support team at this exciting time. As part of the team, this role will complement the services we provide and enable us to enhance the support we offer. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, professional and resilient individual who is able to work independently and as part of a team. They will support the Leadership Team and Heads of Year in promoting and leading on key issues to ensure the efficient running of the school and its community on a daily basis by:

• Daily Pastoral support of students including supporting behavior for learning.

• Supporting the induction of new Heads of Year / tutors.

• Giving pastoral support to Heads of Year / Senior Leadership Team.

• Taking a lead role in raising whole school attendance.

• Increasing the profile of the school within the local community.

• Managing the admissions process including involvement in transition from Primary School.

• Being responsible for the safeguarding and wellbeing of students as well as overseeing the overall protection of the school community.

• Representing the school at high level multi-agency meetings.

• Developing practices and developing relationships with external services to provide a higher level of pastoral support for students.

They must be adaptable to any changes in the future development of the role and be willing to take part in training relevant to the post and other administrative tasks as required. They should also be aware of confidentiality requirements and Health and Safety issues. This would be an ideal opportunity for an individual who has a background in schools, or working within and education setting with previous experience of working with students.

John Mason School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Candidates must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).

HOW TO APPLY: If you would like to apply for this position, please download the application pack from our website Completed applications should be returned to Jane Howse, HR Manager, (email: by the closing date of 12 noon on Monday 5 March 2018.

Student Manager

Student Manager Job Description

Support Staff Application Form

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Vacancy Closing Date: 5/03/2018