Waking Nights Support Officer

Twickenham, London
12 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department:    Education, Theology & Leadership - St Mary’s First Star Academy
Salary:  £10.20 per hour
Hours:   36 hours per week (10pm – 7am shifts, 4 nights on, 4 nights off)
Term:    Fixed Term Contract 23 July – 17 August 2018 inclusive 

The St Mary’s First Star Academy is a University-preparatory programme for young people in secondary school (age 14 onwards) who are Looked After Children. The Academy strives to support young people through their GCSE studies and on to post 16 studies in preparation for higher education, apprenticeships and employment. We seek to equip them with the skills to successfully transition to adulthood. The young people will spend a month each summer from the end of their school year 9, 10, 11 and 12 living on the university campus (Summer Academy), and return 1 Saturday each month during the school year (First Saturday Academy). While on campus, the young people attend academic classes focused on (but not restricted to) mathematics, English, science and computer science, participate in life skills workshops, cultural and sporting activity and explore life on a university campus.

We are now looking to appoint two fixed term Female Waking Nights Support Officers to support the First Star Academy

As Waking Nights Support Officer you will play a critical role in the success of the Academy, serving as a supportive and caring staff member, modelling appropriate behaviour in line with St. Mary’s standards and values, and being on duty at night to patrol the residential accommodation building and offer support in the event of any incident.

Female (genuine occupational requirement) The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 part 1 applies.

For further information click here.

Closing date: 22 June at 23.59

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