Pastoral Manager

Arena Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B42 2PY

Deadline is today

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 5a, point 32 – 36

Pastoral Manager job summary

CORE Education Trust is a values-driven multi-academy trust rich in cultural and social diversity. Responsible for four academies in Birmingham, the Trust was set up to innovate through adversity and to challenge the conventional boundaries of what is possible for our students. Motivated and inspired by the success of our students, our ambition goes beyond textbooks and whiteboards, we are proud to work with the young people of Birmingham.

This role will be based at Arena Academy which is an 11-16 co-educational school. You will be joining an academy team whose sole aim is to ensure that all students get the very best support, care and guidance that enables them to achieve their very best.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR? Our school is a place of possibility, and we never underestimate the impact inspirational staff can have on the life chances of our students. We are seeking a dynamic Pastoral Manager to manage the pastoral team and provide pastoral support and strategies for students while supporting the team in improving, monitoring and elevating pastoral strategies.

The successful candidate will determine the pedagogy and methodology of delivery for all lessons within the department; observing lessons and ensuring all members of the department observe other practitioners regularly to promote high quality teaching. The successful candidate should be committed to improving the lives of the students at Arena Academy.

WHAT WE OFFER The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant learning community with national award-winning credentials. The Trust works collaboratively with leaders to ensure our CORE Values are promoted, embodied, and celebrated by all the staff and children in our schools. You will:

  • be given the opportunity to engage with cross-trust activities that connect students and staff to their wider family of schools/peers across the city. This includes programmes such as the award-winning Echo Eternal Holocaust memorial arts initiative, The Great Get Together and The COREus Choir
  • be provided with a provision of support and training to foster a positive culture of wellbeing for all students and staff

We place a strong emphasis on supporting and encouraging personal development, which includes:

  • a CPD strategy that is designed to support the career aspirations of all staff to help them realise their potential.
  • access to experienced mentors who have a strong track record of developing staff

This is an exciting time to join the trust. We are about to embark on the next phase of our evolution as an outward facing, forward thinking family of schools guided by a vision underpinned by optimism, ambition and oneness.

Applying for the job

For further information about this exciting opportunity, or an informal
discussion please contact recruitment@CORE-education.co.uk

Only those applicants submitting a CORE Education Trust Application Form will be considered. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

To apply for this role please submit your CORE Education Trust

Application Form to recruitment@CORE-education.co.uk

For more information visit our website, CORE-education.co.uk/work-with-us

CORE Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) Check is required for all successful applicants.

CORE Education Trust is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are an Equal Opportunities and Living Wage employer.

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Supporting documents

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About Arena Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1047 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

My purpose and role is to ensure that our students learn and develop in a safe, happy, vibrant and welcoming environment.

I hold a passionate and strong belief that education has the power to enhance children’s lives and that each child has the right to receive the best possible education.

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