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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

H5(9) £25,808 (£21,329 pro rata approx) depending on skills and experience

Pastoral Support Assistant job summary

Headteacher: Mr F Moane

School Roll: 1042 with 238 in Sixth Form

Pastoral Support Assistant

Hours: 35.75 hours per week, 8.15am – 4pm Monday to Thursday, 8.15am – 3.30pm Friday, 39 weeks per annum

Payscale: H5(9) £25,808 (£21,329 pro rata approx) depending on skills and experience

Permanent Contract

We are seeking a Pastoral Assistant who will provide a complementary service to the existing pastoral and teaching staff, addressing the needs of children who need help to overcome barriers to learning and emotional wellbeing, both inside and outside the school, in order to achieve their full potential. They will work alongside the Inclusion, Behaviour & Safeguarding Team.

The school places great emphasis on extra-curricular activity and engagement, and benefits from outstanding attendance and exemplary behaviour.

We are located in St Albans, a beautiful and vibrant Cathedral city with a lively cultural life and a huge variety of restaurants, bars, pubs and shops. Recently named in the Sunday Times as the best place in the southeast to live, St Albans is surrounded by beautiful countryside but is still only 20 minutes from London by train and with easy access to motorways and airports.

Verulam School is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium. As a school, our core values of “Excellence, Character, Respect” permeate all that we do.

The school has good GCSE and A Level results and achieved an above average Progress 8 score of +0.36 in 2023 for the whole school. Geography GCSE results are in the top 20% nationally. It was judged to be a Good school in all categories by Ofsted in October 2018.

Verulam School is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Sandringham and Ridgeway Secondary Schools, and 4 Primary and Infants’ Schools. We work together within the Trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The Trust’s motto is ‘Educational Excellence for All.’ The Trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels of the organisation.

Verulam School is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and the creation of an inclusive environment for all employees. Employment selections are made according to suitability for the post, irrespective of background or protected characteristic. Verulam School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you wish to have a tour of the school or ask any questions, please contact Roberta Williams on williamsR@verulam.aat.school or 01727 766100.

To apply, please submit a completed application form from the portal My New Term via a link on the school website: https://verulamschool.co.uk/job-vacancies/

Closing date: Noon Monday 17 June 2024

Interviews: TBC

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

Verulam School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Verulam School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1066 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Verulam School is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium. As a school, our core values of “Excellence, Character, Respect” permeate all that we do. We are located in St Albans, a beautiful Cathedral city with a lively cultural life surrounded by countryside but still only 20 minutes from London by train and with easy access to motorways and airports.

The school has good GCSE and A Level results and achieved an above average Progress 8 score of +0.22 in 2019. (Last national data set). It was judged to be a Good school in all categories by Ofsted in October 2018.

Verulam School is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Sandringham, Ridgeway, Wheatfields Junior and Wheatfields Infants’ and Nursery schools. We work together within the Trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The Trust’s motto is ‘Educational Excellence for All.’ The Trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels of the organisation.

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