Attendance & Pastoral Officer

St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25 6SW

This job expired on 29 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    31 October 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 17 hrs /week, approximately split 9 hrs for attendance activities and 8hrs for pastoral work Monday to Friday term time plus 3.5 days during school holidays for training.

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary Scale F Point: 12-14 depending upon experience

Attendance & Pastoral Officer job summary

We are seeking to appoint a practical, hardworking and reliable Attendance and Pastoral Officer to join our office and safeguarding team at St Peter & St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery, in the beautiful rural village of Carbrooke from October 2022. Our Academy has eight classes including the nursery with circa 250 pupils on roll and is part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT).

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and determined practitioner for a new role created with our academy in mind, who will also work closely with our administration and leadership teams. You will be able to maintain daily attendance data on the school MIS system, implement and uphold the Academy’s attendance policy and work with other colleagues presently undertaking pastoral support for pupils and families.

The pastoral elements of the role will include support for home/school transitions, following up with individual pupils with pupil voice and their feelings and wishes, linked to tier 2 services and working alongside the School Leadership Team (SLT) to support pupil and parent liaison. The role would include interventions such as drawing and talking, time4me or play therapy and listening to groups of children read, in line with our phonics programme.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an excellent practioner passionate about children’s development
  • Consistently sets high expectations for pupils
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills working with a range of stakeholders
  • Has knowledge of safeguarding skills in an educational setting
  • Is confident in using basic ITsoftware and have some administrative experience
  • Holds Mathematics and English GCSE or equivalent, grade 4 /pass.

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time. Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

What can we offer you in return?…enthusiastic, friendly, happy and caring children who are proud of their village school, dedicated staff; an excellent environment in which to develop professionally, a team with an array of experience; regular well-being days & treats, & to be part of our school family.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

This post will come under the requirements of theChildcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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About St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
199 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Our school has a fabulous history around it, and the strong links with the community and the church will be evident through all that we do. We communicate regularly with our Academy Trustees, Local Governing Body, parents, staff and most importantly the children. The children take part in daily collective worship and participate in making decisions and reporting to various stakeholders. The school council works with us in making our school a happy, thriving place to be.

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