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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    6 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,776.00 - £23,701.00 Annually (Actual) Full time, term time only. Grade 5, SCP 10-15 £25,545-£27,803 FTE

Pastoral Lead job summary

We are looking for someone with a desire to support our Academy in ensuring our pupils reach their potential. You will be dynamic, resilient and motivated with a willingness to uphold our high expectations to secure ‘Outstanding Achievement for All’.

We are looking for someone who can support the needs of the pupils, Heads of Year Team and Curriculum. You will be promoting effective communication between home and school by being available for parents/carers on both a drop-in and appointment basis, communicating effectively with all agencies and arranging and recording meetings and supporting with admin tasks such as collecting statements, issuing report cards, etc. You will also be supporting the students by ensuring they are in the right frame of mind to access and engage in lessons, developing solutions for individual student issues and supporting the development of progress strategies whilst providing comfort and immediate care and support following any incidents/upsets.

We are looking for a candidate who is:

Highly committed, enthusiastic, flexible and skilled, who is passionate about supporting children’s learning.

Able to show initiative and work independently and as part of a team

Has excellent interpersonal skills

Can communicate well with children and adults and who is able to gain the confidence of children

Has a warm personality and is able to remain calm under pressure

Is able to plan programmes of support and maintain accurate records of involvement

Is able to demonstrate emotional literacy, empathy, be supportive and discreet.

What we have to Offer:

A visible and approachable senior leadership team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.

A strong support network both within the school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.

All staff are part of a professional learning community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.

Strong potential for career progression.

A culture that respects work-life balance and an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.

An Employee Assistance Programme including in the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.

AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing for DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy solicitors and reduced-price corporate gym membership through BH Live.

A competitive pension through Teachers’ Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff.

A thriving school community with extensive facilities

A creative and innovative culture keen to explore new ways of working to meet fresh challenges and exploit opportunities.

Excellent personal career development - our culture is to promote from within the Trust as much as possible.

Should you wish to arrange a visit or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Charlene Crack; HR Academy Lead at Charlene.Crack@staldhelms-academy.co.uk

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities

Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early.

Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV and are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search

High Expectations lead to High Achievers

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About St Aldhelm's Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
851 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

A mixed comprehensive school with approximately 700 pupils on roll, in years 7 to 11.

Part of Ambitions Academies Trust and located in the beautiful county of Dorset.

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