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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Working pattern

Part time: 35 hpw, 40 weeks per year (term time +2) Mon - Fri

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,298 - £33,945

Pay scale

Grade 5 point 20-25

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of St Alban’s Catholic High School are seeking to appoint a committed and motivated individual with appropriate experience and qualifications to provide pastoral care and support within Key Stage 4.

The purpose of the role of Student Support Lead is to provide high quality pastoral care and support to students in achieving their potential by removing barriers to learning.

This is a demanding role and we are looking for a confident and committed individual with experience of working with young people in the areas of behaviour management, safeguarding, conflict management and counselling.

You must have outstanding communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide audience of people at all levels.

Full details of the duties and responsibilities of the role are outlined in the job description available on the school website.

What the school offers its staff

At St Alban's you will have a close working relationship with the whole pastoral team, including Heads of Year, DSL, senior leadership and admin support. You will receive mentoring during your induction period and beyond.

At St Alban's we have a dedicated Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead as well as the support package provided by Health Assured Benefit.

You will have a caring and supportive team around you where everyone, from governors, senior leaders, teachers and support staff all work together to achieve the best outcomes for our students.

If you would like a tour of the school, or an informal chat about the role, please contact our DSL Aliyah Alleyne aalleyne@st-albans.suffolk.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Alban's Catholic High School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1023 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

St Alban's Catholic High School strives to provide an excellent education for our students within a caring Christian community where all are respected, valued and supported to achieve their potential. Our mission statement is ‘Learning, Respecting and Caring’ and through this mission we aim to inspire, challenge, support and value every student to achieve their potential.

All staff have a responsibility and a duty to ensure that their work and interaction with all individuals fully reflects the school’s distinctive ethos as a Catholic School, although they do not need to be Catholic themselves.

Arranging a visit to St Alban's Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lgittins@st-albans.suffolk.sch.uk.

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