9 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Full-time equivalent salary

£34,452 - £40,427

Pastoral Director job summary


Location: Camberwell, South London

Salary: £34,452-£40,427

Contract type: Permanent (Annualised Contract)

Working pattern: Full-time 40hrs per week

Start date: As soon as possible

Closing date:  30th  April 2024 at Midnight

Interview Date:  On an on going basis


Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response


Be part of a school that the local community of Camberwell is proud of.


About the role:

At Ark All Saints Academy we believe that pastoral care is at the heart of everything we do. Scholars will be successful if they feel safe and have good relationships with staff. We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring Pastoral Director who will be able to support and facilitate the progress of 120 scholars through their journey towards GCSEs and beyond. You will work with families, parents and external agencies to enable young people to have full access to educational opportunities and overcome barriers to learning. We want all of our scholars to grow in confidence, live responsibly act with integrity and be successful.  


As well as your key responsibilities, you will model to scholars professional standards and work with both staff and the wider school community to establish a supportive and nurturing environment in which children can progress. 


Our staff is deeply committed to the academy’s vision and values. It has a culture of academic achievement and a nurturing environment in which scholars can thrive. A Church of England school whose only admission criteria is on distance, we welcome scholars of all faiths and none and we expect all members of staff to support and uphold the moral ethos of our academy.  


Our ideal candidate will have:

·       Ability to consistently maintain high levels of professionalism in all areas of communication with stakeholders

·       Experience of leading and managing a team of people to help drive results forward

·       Demonstrable understanding of how to improve and sustain an effective behaviour policy and/or teaching and learning in a challenging school

·       Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every scholar


View the full job description and person specification here


About our school:

At Ark All Saints Academy, we relentlessly pursue academic excellence for all children. Our vision is for every child at our school fulfil their potential and be set up for success when they move on to sixth form and university. Our teaching and academic intervention groups are named after leading universities as a reminder to all of our aims.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this depends upon the nature of the offence(s)

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About Ark All Saints Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
597 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Our academy has been offering excellent opportunities for local children since opening in September 2013, when we welcomed our first cohort of scholars. We then moved into our wonderful new building in January 2014.

Our values and ethos are based in Christian principles and whilst we welcome people of all faith and none, we expect all scholars to respect each other's faith.

We aim high – we will relentlessly pursue academic excellence for all children. Our teaching and academic intervention groups are named after leading universities as a reminder to all of our aims.

Our staff team is deeply committed to the academy’s future, and looking to create a vision for success, a culture of academic achievement and a nurturing environment in which students can thrive. Our goals are:

• To grow in CONFIDENCE


• To act with INTEGRITY


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