This job expired on 24 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, term time
37 hours per week. Term Time + 10 days. 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 4.00pm on a Friday.
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary
Actual Salary £22,278.95 to £24,115.16 Starting salary will be commensurate with skills and experience

Job summary

We are looking for a Pastoral Manager who will act as the key person for the exemplary pastoral care we have in place. They will lead and take responsibility for our new House Rewards system, which encompasses behaviour and standards across the school. The successful candidate will also play a key role in liaising with staff and parents as well as other educational institutions and multi-agency partners.

This is a demanding and complex role in a high achieving grammar school; the post holder must be extremely efficient and effective. The post holder will be responsible for working with staff to ensure the House Reward system is effectively implemented, as well as working closely with the Heads of Years and Achievement Leaders overseeing student performance. As such, experience of working with and leading people is an essential part of the role. As the Pastoral Manager has a key communication role to play with parents; excellent interpersonal and communication skills are crucial.

The Pastoral Manager will work in a dynamic and proactive team across all key stages with 6 Heads of Year, 4 Achievement Leaders as well as the Assistant and Deputy Headteachers

The right candidate for this post is one who thrives on variety and challenge.

On a typical day, the post holder may be dealing with students, meeting with a parent, organising a year group information event, planning an assembly, meeting with form tutors, discussing rewards and standards of the students, and observing how students are in lessons, as well as being being out and about on the corridors at social times.

As such, experience of working in a school setting is desirable, but not essential. However, a desire to work with young people is.

Additional allowances

  • Interesting work as a key member of a supportive team

  • A learning-centred school where the best possible practice is the priority

  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally

  • A vibrant, supportive community of like-minded individuals

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1526 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Heckmondwike Grammar School

At Heckmondwike Grammar School, our motivation is for our students to enjoy their school days and to become thoughtful, articulate, confident and responsible members of society. In order to achieve this, we rely on our staff to work closely with students, parents and teachers to provide a supportive community, keeping the well-being of our students at the forefront of everything we do.

Heckmondwike Grammar School is a unique school, with students who are eager to learn, keen to know more and want to enjoy their educational experiences. It is exceptional in many ways: a very diverse school community that produces results of the highest quality. We work effectively with the young people, really care about them and their futures and have an ultimate success measure of enabling them to proceed to where they want to go.

Excellent relationships between staff and students are the norm, expectations are high and students perform very well as a consequence.

School location

High Street, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, WF16 0AH

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