Job Title: Pastoral Manager
Range: OAT Grade 4, SCP 11 to 14 (Pro-Rata for Term Time)
Reporting to: Assistant Principal
Hours of work: Monday
to Thursday 8am to 4pm and Friday 8am to 3.30pm. Term Time plus 5 INSET days (39 weeks).
provide pastoral support for students in Key stage 3/4 and to their teaching
and pastoral staff as part of the inclusive practice at OBA. To provide support
and guidance to students and staff working with them, to remove barriers to
their learning, well-being and
to raise aspirations so that students can achieve their full potential. To
ensure that students follow the Academy’s high expectations and standards, both
in and out of the classroom.
To provide pastoral support for students across specified year
groups, working with Year Leaders, Form Tutors and the Inclusion Team to ensure
that students are successful, confident and happy and develop positive
To mentor one or a small group of pupils who require additional
support to overcome barriers to learning under the guidance of teachers/senior
Provide input to the identification of needs, assessing those
pupils who need extra support and the development of individual action plans
for targeted pupils.
Work in a 1-1 relationship with targeted pupils to implement an
Provide extra support to pupils through knowledge of a range of
activities and opportunities available to them.
To promote and support academy behaviour policies by being a
strong presence in the Key Stage. This involves being in and around tutor rooms
during form time, being on corridors and/or specific areas during lesson
changeover, being on each break and lunch duty and available to call into
lessons to support pupils.
Part of the first aid rota within school.
To liaise with the pastoral leadership regarding incidents of poor
/ inappropriate behaviour in classrooms and around the academy.
To direct interventions for students who hit trigger points (as
defined in our behaviour policy) by managing the stage 1 and 2 progress reports.
To support reintegration back into OBA from external provision.
To respond to on-calls during the school day.
To meet with students placed in isolation and ensure students are
ready to return to class.
May support in the isolation room on a rota basis, issuing work to
students set by teaching staff.
To be responsible for monitoring punctuality, rewarding good
punctuality and managing sanctions for poor punctuality.
To promote high attendance by leading on competitions to reward
good attendance and work with intervention groups to improve attendance.
To maximise attendance at after school enrichment by monitoring
attendance and working with parents/carers and students to sign post to
relevant extra-curricular activity.
To lead and manage conflict and bullying logs providing a
mediation service to follow up
incidents as they occur and provide opportunities for restorative justice.
To be the first point of contact for parents and to establish and
maintain positive relationships with parents / carers.
May undertake home visits to keep parents informed and secure
positive family support.
To support student health and
wellbeing by undertaking first aid training and the Mental Health First Aider
Award (if not holding these qualifications already).
Liaise with external agencies and school staff.
To support the safeguarding team.
To support on break and lunch duties as directed.
One week of Summer School (usually the second week of August).
At least one Saturday Academy per half-term.
Participation in relevant
staff training by being available for up to 5 extra days (this INSET time is
arranged annually in line with school need).
To support and promote the Academy vision, values and moral
purpose, delivering on key elements of the Academy Development Plan.
To engage actively in the Academy’s appraisal process as the
mechanism for pay progression.
Commitment to safeguarding in line with our Child Protection and
Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. We pride ourselves on ensuring that all students are able to learn in an environment which is both safe and supportive, whilst recognising the individual needs of all our students.
In order to support the safeguarding work undertaken here at the academy, we have a dedicated safeguarding team who are available should you or your child have concerns about any safeguarding issues.
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