Bridge Manager (Maternity Cover)

May 7, 2021

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Bridge Manager (Maternity Cover)

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

May 7, 2021, 7:44 am

Bridge Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Temporary
  • Anywhere

The Blyth Academy

Post: Bridge Manager (Maternity Cover)
Base: The Blyth Academy, Chase Farm Drive, Blyth, NE24 4JP

Scale: SCP 8 – 12 (Subject to job evaluation)
Hours: 37 hours per week, Term Time only plus 5 days
Salary: £20,493 – £22,183 (FTE, Salary to be pro rata)
Contract: Temporary to cover maternity leave (until Easter 2022 approx.)
Closing Date: 10th May 2021

The Blyth Academy is a Northern Education Trust Academy are seeking to appoint a Bridge Manager to work within the Inclusion department of the academy.

Working with young people and supporting them to achieve their full potential, the Inclusion Team puts students first and supports them to overcome their barriers to learning and make progress in all areas of the curriculum.

The Bridge Manager will promote the learning and welfare of vulnerable students who, for a variety of reasons, are unable to take part in classroom learning for varying periods of time. Liaising with teachers over subject specific work, the Bridge Manager will assist students in small groups or one to one with their study skills and support re-integration back into the classroom. They will produce and deliver packages of support for vulnerable and/or emotional students e.g. anger management, social skills and self-esteem.

Candidates for this position would preferably have experience of working with and providing support to vulnerable students. They should have excellent communication skills, organisational/admin ability, and be enthusiastic and flexible. The ability to contribute positively to the work of the team is vital as is the ability to work independently and use own initiative.

We wish to attract people to work in our academies who see it as part of their life’s ambition to serve young people. We invite you to read the job description of this role and if you believe you have what it takes we would like to hear from you.

Please note we will only accept our own application forms and will not accept CVs.

The Northern Education Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

Closing date: 1oth May 2021
Expected Start Date: September 2021
Work Pattern: Term time plus 5 days
Interviews: to be confirmed

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the academy. Please return completed application forms by post to The Blyth Academy, Chase Farm Drive, Blyth NE24 4JP or by email to: [email protected]


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