6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    26 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    30 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
16,921 - 18,682

Job summary

Required for 1st September 2021

Deputy Pastoral Leader

Permanent 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Salary £16,921 – £18,682

Due to the continued growth of the Academy, Trustees/Governors are seeking to appoint two suitably qualified and experienced professionals, as permanent Deputy Pastoral Leaders. These posts are to add additional capacity to pastoral support in the Academy and join the two staff already employed in these roles. The successful post holder will work within a team, with a responsibility for a year group. The successful candidates will be highly motivated, having responsibilities which include the management of pupil behaviour to Academy standards and liaison with parents, staff and outside agencies. They will work closely with Pastoral Leaders but will have the initiative and drive to work independently when required, using Academy policies and guidance for direction. Good IT skills are essential and knowledge and experience of working in an educational environment would be an advantage. Applicants are encouraged to read the additional job purpose information before applying.
This post would be suitable for those leaving or, considering entering, the teaching profession.

Application packs are available from the Academy website: www.shavington.academy or by emailing: recruitment@shavington.academy. Please note only fully completed application forms will be accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 26th April 2021 – 12 noon
Interview Date week beginning: Monday 3rd May 2021

Shavington Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Employee benefits

A full list of staff benefits can be found at:
https://www.shavington.academy/images/Vacancies/Downloads/Staff-Benefits.pdf

Applying for the job

Application packs are available from the Academy website: www.shavington.academy or by emailing: recruitment@shavington.academy.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
780 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01270 685111

About Shavington Academy

About Shavington Academy

Who we are
Shavington Academy is the founding school of a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) that began in September 2015. We enjoy an excellent relationship with our local primary schools, contributing to both their curriculum offer and staff professional development. Due to our popularity, we have been oversubscribed in recent years.

As a growing academy, it is our priority to maintain our “close knit, caring and inclusive community” (Ofsted June 2018), whilst also offering the highest academic standards.

We are a school with excellent progress and high aspirations, with several departments in the school achieving outcomes that place us in the top 25% of schools nationally.

As an academy, in 2018 we achieved the AcSEED award, for our approach and provision for the well-being of pupils. We were awarded third place in the national ACCORD awards 2018 for our work on community cohesion and tolerance.

We have met all Gatsby benchmarks and were awarded Careers Mark in April 2019. It is a priority for us to maintain and build on this achievement.

Professional development
As one of fourteen high schools in Cheshire East to form the Chimney House Teaching School Alliance, we both deliver and receive high quality training to support professional development at all levels, within the partnership. The culture of our academy is that it is a forum in which to discuss pedagogy, so that we may continually improve by supporting each other. There is also the opportunity for mentoring at all levels.

All teachers have professional development opportunities, designed for their career point, and staff team meetings are more often than not given over to the development and refining of practice to support pupil progress rather than housekeeping. There has been considerable work done to address the work life balance of our teachers, who give of their time willingly.

“Staff Morale is high.” (Ofsted 27th June 2018)

Newly Qualified Teachers benefit from a programme led by members of the Senior Leadership Team, there is an Early Professional Development Programme for second year teachers and our in- house Middle Leaders Development Programme. Learning walks are common and developmental. At Shavington, all Senior Leaders teach GCSE groups, to send out a clear message that teaching pupils is the most important thing that we ever do.

To read more about Shavington Academy, visit our website: www.shavington.academy

School location

Rope Lane, Shavington, Cheshire, CW2 5DH

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