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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,282.00 - £29,777.00 Annually (FTE) Full time Term Time Only

Pastoral Manager job summary

Job Purpose:

This is an exciting new role at Fulbrook School. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to set up, grow and lead our Reset facility with our pastoral support assistants. We are looking to grow this area within the school, so there is scope for the manager to grow with us. The pastoral support manager will often work with children and families in challenging circumstances and therefore a high degree of resilience is required. The main contacts for the Pastoral Support Manager are the Assistant Headteacher (Behaviour and Culture) and our Safeguarding team as well as others in the Senior Leadership Team, school staff, children and families, outside agencies that work with children, and members of the public.

Main Responsibilities:

Lead and manage the Reset facility, working with our pastoral assistants,

One-to-one or small group work. This may include academic support, pastoral, social and emotional support.

Manage pupils in internal suspension ensuring they are compliant and completing work.

Along with the pastoral assistants, be the first port of call when children are sent out of their lesson to Reset.

Support with issues of behaviour, safety, well-being and attendance by investigating and resolving pastoral incidents.

Employ a range of strategies, in accordance with behaviour programmes and school policies, to manage the behaviour and learning needs of pupils.

Work under the direction of the Assistant Head (Behaviour and Culture), to deliver individual and small group support programmes, e.g. mentoring sessions, Learning Zones, social skills, anger management groups, with the aim of raising the self-esteem of pupils.

Develop and maintain supportive relationships with parents, carers and other members of the pupils’ community. Work collaboratively with other agencies and professionals, as necessary, to meet the needs of individual pupils.

Liaise with the Pastoral support Assistants and Heads of Year to ensure appropriate targeted intervention is applied to pupils from vulnerable groups and monitor and evaluate the success of this.

Organise a ‘lunch club’ at lunchtime, providing a variety of activities for a small group of pupils.

Supporting families with a good communication line between the school and other professional agencies.

Ensure appropriate records are maintained, as agreed by the pastoral team, including incident logs, detention and inclusion bookings.

To work with families to identify support needed to meet the needs of the children.

Meet with parents/carers to discuss issues relating to their child and, where required, support parents and carers in accessing external support.

Undertake regular training in order to develop and refine strategies for managing the behaviour of pupils, including the use of positive handling strategies.

To safeguard the welfare of all children.

To comply with confidentiality and safeguarding procedures.

To be professional, friendly and respectful towards all colleagues, and to address any concerns through proper channels.

To be professional, friendly, fair and firm with pupils, demonstrating the sort of relationships that we wish them to emulate.

Be friendly, helpful and welcoming to parents and others visiting or making contact with the school.

Attend weekly Student support meetings.

Liaise with the Senior Leadership Team to ensure that pupils at risk of exclusion are guided towards appropriate curricular opportunities.

In consultation with the SLT, support internal and external suspension procedures.

Keep clear records of all support and intervention given.

Commitment to safeguarding

Fulbrook is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; all staff are expected to share this commitment and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with previous employers, prior to interview. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for all successful applicants.

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About Fulbrook

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
Education phase
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School size
503 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

Fulbrook is a very popular, high achieving school, which is now an extended secondary school, providing education for Years 5 – 9 and extending the offer to Year 11 by September 2024. Please visit our school website to learn more about the school vision. The future is coming… Come with us!

Set in a magnificent green field site, just within the county boundary of Bedfordshire, the school is close to the exciting and vibrant city of Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire. Our current number on roll is 470. As a 9-16 extended secondary school, we shall have approximately 720 pupils on roll by 2024.

We are a school, where everyone is known, valued and supported to achieve personal success.

We offer a very popular cash back health insurance package, providing dental, optical, diagnostic consultations, scans and various therapies including physio, chiropractic and osteopathy.

Fulbrook is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; all staff are expected to share this commitment and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with previous employers, prior to interview. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for all successful applicants.

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