Pastoral Support Assistant

Isebrook School, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6PT

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 August 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Actual Salary £17,526.91 to £18,235.93

Pastoral Support Assistant job summary

This role is for 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 days) 

Isebrook School is a successful specialist setting for 250 students aged 11-18 with a broad spectrum of special educational needs and learning disabilities. 

We are seeking to recruit a Pastoral Support Assistant to work within our expanding pastoral team. The role will entail you supporting students to self-regulate and supporting staff in establishing safe and effective learning environments for all students. Working as a front line member of the pastoral team you will need to have the skills and resilience to support students who may be experiencing difficulties in accessing their learning. 

The Pastoral Support Assistant will work closely with the Pastoral team and Key Stage Leaders to ensure students are engaged in their learning. The successful candidate will use de-escalation techniques and Restorative Repair (training will be offered) to support staff to maintain and manage positive relationships. 

Are you:

  • Positive and passionate about working with students with learning disabilities
  • A team player who can work as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • A reflective practitioner
  • Able to motivate and lead by example
  • Resilient and solution focussed 

If you are, then we can offer:

  • A nurturing group of staff, who are committed to achieving high standards for our students
  • A strong ethos and collaborative working
  • Dedicated teaching assistants and pastoral support
  • A rigorous induction programme
  • Opportunities for quality professional development
  • Well-being package including advice, support and guidance.
  • Recognition for attendance and Perkbox! 

 Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. 

For more information, and to request an application pack, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education T: 07921583731 E: isebrook@hays.com (Please note CVs cannot be accepted) 

 Please also see our recruitment site for more information on working at Isebrook School: https://webmicrosites.hays.co.uk/web/isebrook

 Isebrook School is committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of all pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidates.

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About Isebrook School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
268 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact email
Contact phone number

Here at Isebrook we cater for students from 11-18 years old with a range of complex educational needs: most have global learning difficulties and some have acute learning difficulties.

About one-third of the students have autistic spectrum conditions and many of our young people have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, some of which demonstrate challenging behaviours.

We are proud to offer our students:
* Alternative Curriculum
* D of E Awards
* Residentials for Key Stages
* Internships at Wicksteed Park
* Independent living skills for Post 16
* A brilliant Junior Leadership Team
* A fantastic Sensory Room
* The Studio Shop owned by the MAT - Based in Kettering Town Centre for our 6th form providing essential life skills and Work Experience.

And much more......!

Arranging a visit to Isebrook School

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education to arrange this.
T: 07921583731
E: isebrook@hays.com

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