4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible or to be agreed with the successful applicant

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£34,834.00 - £38,223.00 Annually (FTE) OAT Grade 7 Point 26-30 (£34,834 - £38,223 FTE)

Behaviour and Pastoral Year Lead (non-teaching) (Pastoral Leader) job summary

Job Title: Behaviour and Pastoral Year Lead (non-teaching) (Pastoral Leader)

Status: Term Time + 2 weeks

Who We Are:

Brownhills Ormiston Academy is a happy, supportive and caring place to be, we understand the demands of the education industry and enable a sensible approach to workload and a calm, respectful environment with a highly visible and supportive SLT. The Pastoral team are a talented and diverse department working closely with SLT and supporting our pupils. It is important to our academy that we appoint someone who will work effectively with staff, families, carers to overcome behavioural and welfare obstacles to learning and ensure the behaviour and welfare of our pupils.

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) is one of the largest non-for-profit multi academy trusts in England. The successful candidate will be joining an academy chain who believes passionately that every child should be given a chance to thrive. We are ambitious and find that being a smaller academy allows us to give that extra care, guidance and support that enables all our pupils to succeed. We are determined that every pupil be given the opportunity to realise their dreams and aspirations regardless of their background.

The successful candidate will align with our three values: Ready (Ready to learn and thrive), Respect (Respect for oneself and others in all we say and do), and Safe (Safe in all our actions for a happy and caring school community). These are firmly embedded within our culture and we are proud that our pupils demonstrate these impressive behaviours daily.

We have a comprehensive professional development calendar and CPD opportunities are offered to all staff at all levels, and these are delivered via SLT at Brownhills, OAT or external providers.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a well organised, reliable, trustworthy and enthusiastic individual who has a proven track record of working effectively with children/young people. The ideal candidate must demonstrate that they have knowledge of safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures. The role will be varied and busy and ideally suited to an organised and efficient individual with an eye for detail and accuracy, and who understands the importance of confidentiality and integrity in the workplace.

You will demonstrate the motivation required to work with children, resilience in dealing with challenging behaviours, and possess the ability to form and maintain appropriate supportive relationships.

Hours: (term time + 2 weeks)37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year

The successful candidate will:

  • Experience of working with children/young people (11 -18) in a voluntary or professional capacity. U
  • Understand and comply with procedures and legislation relating to confidentiality and data protection.
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding and Child Protection policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current safeguarding issues.
  • Be a motivated individual with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Be able to identify work priorities and manage own workload to meet deadlines.
  • Have high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Have excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Have excellent literacy / numeracy and be proficient in IT, covering all elements of Microsoft office.
  • Show commitment, initiative and reliability.
  • Have a flexible approach to meet the varying needs of the school. This post will require some evening and work during the holidays to meet the needs of the school.

What we offer:

  • Access to the Vivup emplopyee benefits portal with discounts on supermarkets, technology, fashion, travel, etc.
  • Access to Vivup – Car Scheme
  • Many more well-being benefits are continually being launched via OAT & Vivup
  • Access to our Employee Counselling helpline – free and confidential
  • Supportive working environment where all staff are valued
  • An academy that is fully dedicated to developing every pupil to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability or starting point
  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Onsite parking
  • Local Pension Scheme
  • Excellent facilities

The closing date for this post is Wednesday 26 June 2024

Brownhills Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Visit us online at www.oatcareers.co.uk where you can find further information and details on how to apply. Please note that CV’s are not accepted.

Interested parties are warmly invited to submit an OAT Application Form outlining reasons for applying and suitability for the role. More information about Brownhills Ormiston Academy can be found on our website: Brownhills Ormiston Academy

This post is advertised in accordance with OAT recruitment and selection policy.

Canvassing any member of staff, or member of the Governing Body, directly or indirectly is prohibited and will be considered a disqualification.

Commitment to safeguarding

Brownhills Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Suitability checks will be undertaken in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, Prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The Academy is also committed to ensuring equal opportunities, fairness of treatment, dignity, work-life balance and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in the workplace for all staff and job applicants.

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About Brownhills Ormiston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
714 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Brownhills School is a small, traditional school with a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Our last Ofsted in 2017 graded the school good with a range of Outstanding features.

We are part of Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) which is one of the largest non-for-profit multi academy trusts in England. Our aim is to provide local children with a great education.

We are an academy chain who believes passionately that every child should be given a chance to thrive. Brownhills OA is determined that every pupil that it serves will be given the opportunity to realise their dreams and aspirations regardless of their background.

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