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  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,439.00 - £26,630.00 Annually (Actual) G6.15 - G6.18

Pastoral Lead job summary

Pastoral Lead

37.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year, based at Wyberton Primary Academy.

Permanent position

Salary scale: G6.15 - G6.18

Actual salary: £24439 - £26630

We are looking to appoint a Pastoral Lead to join our happy and caring team, to provide support to children who may have social, emotional, or behavioural needs and who require additional help to access education and reach their full potential.

There will be an expectation to be the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) or Deputy DSL to meet needs of the school.

The ideal candidate will:

Demonstrate kindness, compassion and understanding.

Be able to build and develop relationships with children and colleagues.

Be proactive, positive and a good communicator, with a passion for making a difference to the lives of our children and families.

Be able to support children to regulate their emotions so they are able to access their learning in the classroom.

Be experienced in working with children in a school setting (including those with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs).

Be able to use their initiative, creativity, and organisational skills to respond to a range of differing situations across school.

Be able to liaise confidently with SENDCo and SLT.

Be willing to engage with continual professional development.

Be able to liaise with staff, parents, and carers.

Be able to deliver bespoke interventions, such as Lego therapy, to groups of children.

Have a strong background in safeguarding and associated systems and documentation.

Have some experience or knowledge of working with other agencies that support children and their families.

We can offer a supportive and encouraging leadership team & colleagues, friendly, engaging children, and we are part of a Trust that values you as an individual and provides opportunities for networking professional development opportunities.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school by appointment.

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th April 2024

Interviews: Monday 22nd April 2024

Start date: ASAP

For more information about the school, visit the school website. Visits to our school are strongly encouraged. If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, please contact Sarah Paul, Headteacher via the school office in the first instance.

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 Wyberton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
210 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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