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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 8 £30296 - £33024 p.a. pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help our students? We are looking for a talented individual to help foster a caring and supportive learning environment. Your experience of pastoral care will place our students’ welfare at the heart of the school.

This full time post will start in September and you will be responsible for the pastoral care of our students, along with monitoring and support of their academic progress. The post holder will lead a team of Tutors who are all passionate about their students.

You will liaise with parents/carers and professional agencies, as well as staff within the College. You will track progress and plan interventions, working with Form Tutors and curriculum leads in order that all students are supported to reach their full potential. With a proven track record of success and high expectations of student achievement and behaviour management, you will be passionate about every student being supported to achieve their full potential. You will also take on a key role in the safeguarding of our students.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to problem solve and provide excellent customer service to our whole community. Continuing Professional Development and a mentor/buddy alongside will be offered and an induction support plan will be in place to ensure a confident start to this key role at school.

You will have -

  • Experience of working with young people in an education setting
  • Ability to maintain positive relationships with students and other adults
  • Ability to speak in front of large groups of students and small groups of staff
  • Care deeply and have high ambitions for every one of our students

What the school offers its staff

Bourne Community College is a growing and unique 11-16 mixed comprehensive Trust school, valued and supported by the local community. We have been awarded the Unicef Rights Respecting Schools Award ‘Gold’, which very few secondary schools hold in the country, for the second time.

We have high expectations for our students and of our staff and we aim to provide the highest quality education in an atmosphere of mutual respect where everyone is valued. We are a fully inclusive school where each individual is supported to develop and nurture the values, skills and attributes that enable them to become the very best that they can, regardless of their individual needs.

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 Bourne Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
730 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01243 375691

Bourne Community College is a mixed comprehensive Trust school for students aged eleven to sixteen and is situated on the border of West Sussex and Hampshire, with the beautiful South Downs and surrounding villages to the north and the coastal waters of Chichester Harbour to the south.

Arranging a visit to Bourne Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@bourne.org.uk.

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