Pastoral Officer

Plumstead Manor School
London, UK
15 Oct 2019
17 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Pastoral Officer

Location: Plumstead, South East London

Salary: £23,626 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term contract (35 hours/ week, 39 weeks/ year)

Closing date: by noon, Thursday 3rd October 2019

This is a thriving and rapidly improving school with its own Sixth Form, dedicated to providing a world-class education to the young people and families of Royal Greenwich. They hold a strong commitment to promoting excellence, justice and success for all of their students.

Their goal is to inspire and nurture young people of all abilities and backgrounds to develop a love of learning which will sustain them throughout their lives and in turn will successfully see them into further education and the fulfilling career of their choice. The School believe that high quality teaching, in a safe and friendly environment, is the key to unlocking the potential that all young people have, so that they can go on to change the world for the better.

They are seeking a Pastoral Officer to work as part of the Post 16 team supporting the daily management and welfare of students.

Job Purpose:
  • Contribute to the development and provision of the highest quality of education at the School
  • Contribute to daily provision of high quality pastoral care focusing on monitoring standards of behaviour, discipline, attendance and punctuality
  • Contribute to the development of a framework and culture of 'early help' across the school, liaising with other departments and areas of the school such as SEN, EAL and ACE in making sure the school acts quickly to improve outcomes for students
  • In collaboration with the appropriate Head of Year contribute to student profiling and the assessment of individual needs
  • Actively contribute to a school ethos founded on success and harmony, promoting excellence and equality for all in a diverse community
  • Make sure that young people of all abilities and backgrounds fulfil their potential
  • Engage all young people in interesting and engaging learning
  • Actively engage parents/carers and build strong home school links
  • Contribute to partnerships with outside organisations and agencies which positively influence the provision in the school and its reputation and 'brand' within the wider community
  • Promote a positive ethos across the school based on the school vision and the motto 'success and harmony'

The Candidate:
  • Level 2 in English and Maths (or equivalent)
  • A qualification suitable for the post, relating to education, social work, mediation, and/or youth work
  • Level 3 qualifications and/or a degree are desirable
  • Experience of working with young people in Key Stage 4, 5 or within Higher Education
  • Competence in using ICT
  • Relate sensitively and have empathy for young people
  • Understand the dynamics of working in a secondary school
  • Good practice in meeting the needs of young people, particularly those who may be vulnerable and/or challenging
  • Know and understand principles and practice of educational inclusion, diversity and access

To apply for this role please click APPLY button and CHECK YOUR EMAILS for the application form.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

References will automatically be requested for all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. The successful applicant will be required to be DBS checked prior to taking up post.

Candidates with previous job titles and experience of; Student Support Officer, Learning Support, Support Assistant, Learning Support Worker, Learning Guidance Advisor, Learning Support Assistant, Learning Advisor, Learner Support, Guidance Advisor, Support Worker, Learning Assistant may also be considered for this role.

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