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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,533.00 - £26,720.00 Annually (Actual) Grade G Scale Point 13-18 Full Time Equivalent £26,873 - £29,269

Pastoral Officer job summary

The role of the Pastoral Officer is to provide support to a year group, reinforcing and promoting our school values of Friendship, Excellence and Respect. You will support the welfare and progress of students in their learning, behaviour and transitions.

Job Details

Hours of Work: 37 Hours Per Week, Term Time including training days + 2 Weeks (41 Weeks Per Year)

Position Type: Permanent

Line Manager: Assistant Headteacher (Behaviour and Attitudes)

Travel Required: No

The salary is dependent on current qualifications and experience, please see the attached job description for more information.

The successful candidate will work within the pastoral team to address the needs of students who require support (behaviours, emotional or social barriers) with their learning. Collaborating with a wide range of colleagues you will have the opportunity to inspire and guide students on their educational journey and you will support their pastoral needs to ensure behaviour, safety, wellbeing and attendance targets are met for these students.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • has experience of working with young people

  • has empathy and respect for young people

  • has professional resilience and integrity and the ability to handle confidential issues and information sensitively and appropriately

  • is approachable

  • can work on their own initiative

  • can develop and maintain positive working relationships with a range of students in order to provide guidance and support

  • has a sound knowledge of school systems, up-to-date curriculum and correct academic procedures; and using this knowledge to help guide individuals through the learning process

  • has experience of dealing with behaviour issues in an academic environment

  • has experience of communicating with a range of individuals, including parents/carers and outside agencies in an appropriate manner

This is an excellent opportunity to shape lives, build meaningful relationships, and contribute to a brighter future for our young people.

For further information please refer to the job description.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Mrs Brosnan, Assistant Headteacher on dbrosnan@arete.uk or 01609 773340.

Application Process

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. You should use the information supplied with in the Job Description & Person Specification to make the best of your application by identifying some specific pieces of work you may have undertaken in any of these areas. Your application may be viewed in regard to some or all of the skill specific areas over the course of the selection process. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

The Areté Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks. Online searches may be done as part of due diligence checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Northallerton School & Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1079 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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