Temporary Learning Manager - INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY
Purpose of the job:
Hull Trinity House Academy are looking to appoint a Learning Manager for one day per week (Wednesday) to join our academy team as soon as possible, temporary in the first instance. This role is to support learning through the use of data, strategic intervention and monitoring in order to maximise student attainment.
Hull Trinity House Academy is a secondary school for boys located in Kingston upon Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. As an educational institution with over 230 years of history, Hull Trinity House remains very proud of its history and traditions and our motto ‘Spes Super Sydera’ (Hope Beyond the Stars) still neatly sums up our Academy’s aims of continually raising aspirations, widening horizons and empowering our students to achieve their potential.
The Academy is currently rated as a good school by Ofsted (2020) but we aspire to become outstanding and the outcomes for our students show a commitment to providing excellence for all.
Responsibilities and accountabilities
- To be a first response for everyday student problems and parental contact.
- To monitor all students in the year group, both academically and with behavioural issues.
- To work closely with the Assistant Principal - Deep Support on intervention strategies, targeting students for intervention (i.e. coursework completion and other issues which may present a barrier to learning).
- To utilise the SIMS system in order to track and intervene with serial internal truants or students who are consistently late for lessons.
- To have emphasis on intervention and student tracking throughout the day using the academy’s reward systems.
- To supervise breakfast, break and lunchtime for the year group.
- To supervise students prior to formal examinations.
- To provide emergency class cover when required
- To attend PSPs when necessary.
- To record safeguarding incidents, including the production of reports on students for multi-agency meetings.
- To attend safeguarding conferences on behalf of the Academy and provide relevant feedback to the delegated person where necessary.
- To attend, and where necessary chair, Children In Need and Team Around the Child meetings to provide relevant information on students, including the coordination of minutes and future meetings when required.
- To undertake referrals for students and/or their families as specific needs are identified.
- To support the Attendance Officer/Education Welfare Officer in undertaking truancy sweeps and collecting students from home to attend the Academy.
- To support the Attendance Officer in their role with targeting specific students including contacting parents/carers to clarify reasons for absence.
- To attend and actively contribute to the RAG meeting to ensure that students of concern are identified early and appropriate intervention actioned.
- To support the Inclusion Manager / Consequences Manager by contacting parents to inform them of exclusions and covering the Reflections Room where necessary.
- To support a member of the SLT at all readmission meetings and lead when SLT is not available.
- To respond to calls on the internal radio system for support in lessons when a member of SLT is not available.
- To be part of the patrol rota and support where necessary;
- To support out of academy activities including, organising the prom in Year 11, residential trips, open/parents’ evenings and helping students with fund raising activities.
- To follow up intervention for students who receive multiple C4s, including phone calls home, meetings with parents and carer, along with being part of the C4 other rota cover.
- To make Anti-Social Behaviour Contract referrals to the Police.
- To ensure that trip and events packs are completed, including risk assessments, for those events/trips which you are leading on.
- To complete the IBP and PSP process for students within the year group.
- To deal with students first aid and welfare duties, looking after sick students, liaising with parents/staff as required
- To co-ordinate photographs for the year group.
- To act as a link between the academy and parents on non-departmental issues.
- To ensure strict confidentiality in all areas of work.
- To work and process personal and sensitive information in accordance with Data Protection Act 2018 including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018.
- To ensure work is conducted in a way that protects the safety and security of information (e.g. strong passwords, reporting breaches, securing paper records, securely disposing of records).
- To understand and comply with the statutory guidance regarding safeguarding of children, ensuring the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare at all times, reporting any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Officer immediately.
- To comply with the Trust and academy’s policies and procedures at all times.
To undertake other reasonable duties (with competence and experience) as requested, in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation.
External Multi agency representatives, parents/carers and members of the public
Internal Students, staff, parents/carers and any other visitors to the Academy
This job description may be subject to change, following consultation between the post holder and the Academy.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.
Experience and Knowledge
Key: A = Application, I = Interview And Assessment, R = Reference, C = Certificate
- Grade C or above in both English and Maths, or equivalent (C)
- Willingness and ability to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training for development in the post. (A/I)
- Child Protection Training (A/I/C)
- Working in a school environment (A/I)
- Issues affecting students and young people and how to offer supportive assistance (A/I)
- Organising and adapting to change (A/I)
- Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) (A/I)
- Good organisational and personal management skills (A/I)
- Effective behaviour management skills (A/I)
- Able to work independently and be a team player (A/I/R)
- Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality (A/I/R)
- Effective time management (I/R)
- Working knowledge of standard computer packages (word processing, email and spreadsheets) (A/I)
- Ability to work with students and have a real interest in the issues faced by this age group (A/I)
- Satisfactory Enhanced DBS (C)
- Commitment to self and team development (A/I)
- Promote equality or opportunity, participation, diversity and responsibility (A/I)
- Commitment to abide by and promote the Trust’s Equality & Diversity Policy, Health & Safety Policies and Child Protection Policies. (A/I)
- Basic first aid (A/I/C)