• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021


This teaching role is at more than one school in the local authority. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Grade 9 £25,485 to £27,666 (FTE 87.39% therefore actual gross salary £22,232 - £24,177pa)

Job summary

Pastoral Mentor

* The Castle Rock School
* 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year
* Permanent
* Grade 9 £25,485 to £27,666 (FTE 87.39% therefore actual gross salary £22,232 - £24,177pa)

Do you have the patience, resilience and aptitude, even against the odds, to enable students to be successful?

We seek to appoint Pastoral Mentors who will inspire students to ‘Be The Best They Can Be’. Working with the Head of Year, Pastoral Mentors will provide care, guidance, pastoral support and encouragement to students therefore it is crucial the successful candidate has an ability to engage with young people and cares about their happiness.

Pastoral Mentors are the first point of call for parents and carers, playing a vital link between home and school. A ‘can do’ attitude is essential in this fast-paced demanding support role, where all are passionate about the potential of young people.

The successful candidate will need excellent communication, time management and team working skills as well as patience and resilience.

If you are the type of person who strives to meet the needs of every child and has a proven track record of successfully working with young people, then you would cherish this opportunity.

The successful candidate will:

* be a team player
* be organised and methodical
* be able to remain calm and efficient under pressure
* have a flexible, aspirational and enthusiastic attitude
* be reflective and have a desire to work effectively in partnership with colleagues, students and their support network
* have a desire to set high expectations, embrace change and challenge whilst support all members of the team.

Within the Apollo Partnership Trust, our Academies passionately believe in giving young people the very best Education and the chance to progress and develop themselves through the wide opportunities we offer. We have high expectations and aspirations for all students and staff within our Trust and we expect excellence throughout.

Beyond the classroom we offer many clubs, activities and opportunities to develop a range of skills, nurture existing talents and offer a chance to try new things; which not only help make new friends but benefit the mind and promote a healthier lifestyle.

Our motto is ‘Excellence Through Partnership’. We strongly believe our collaborative approach ensures staff are part of a family of academies, with the highest educational and operational expertise to ensure the very best education, support and guidance to our students across the group.

We are proud of all of our academies. We actively seek to maintain and develop both individual academy identity and characteristics.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

* to work with other local academies and schools
* become part of a thriving, successful and dedicated Multi-Academy Trust
* joining the Trust will allow the successful candidate to have access to extensive staff benefits, details of which can be found by visiting the Apollo Partnership Trust website.

Informal visits are welcome.

Closing date for application: 10:00am on 10 May 2021. All completed applications should be emailed to us.

Interviews will take place on 18 or 19 May 2021.

People with disabilities and from ethnic minorities are underrepresented in our staff group.

We welcome applications from suitably qualified/experienced people from these groups.

These posts are designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check).


Employee benefits

Full details of staff benefits can be found by visiting: //https//www.apollopartnershiptrust.uk/why-join-us/

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

Schools overview

Contact phone number
01530 834368

About the schools

The Castle Rock School:

The Castle Rock School has been an academy since August 2012 and part of The Apollo Partnership Trust since 2017.

We set high standards and have high expectations. We believe this is the key to the excellent achievements of our students.

Our culture of success is founded on hard work, outstanding care, guidance and support and inspiring teaching.

The Newbridge School:

Welcome to the energy, enthusiasm and excellence that is The Newbridge School. We aim to create a thriving learning community in which every individual can achieve their highest standards. We can do this because we care passionately about the progress and development of every student’s journey into adult life, and work in partnership with all those who share in this enterprise. Newbridge is a happy and successful school. Its success depends upon the quality of the relationships between the people within it and our parents, carers and wider community. We believe we can all work together to help your child aim higher and achieve more.

School details

The Castle Rock School

School type
Education phase
School size
591 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 14
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

The Newbridge School

School type
Education phase
School size
532 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 14
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

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