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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance
  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, well-organised, reliable and self-motivated Pastoral Support Assistant with the ability to work to meet deadlines. Working 37 hours per week during term time (preferably 8.15am to 4.15pm with half an hour for lunch, with one day finishing at 3.45pm). In addition to term time days, you will be required to work INSET days, two Thursdays in August (A Level and GCSE results day) and two Saturdays in September (11+ days).

You should be:

  • Flexible in your approach to working in a busy environment
  • Organised and have a meticulous manner of work
  • Effective in your verbal, written and IT skills
  • Approachable, proactive and have a strong can-do attitude
  • Enthusiastic with excellent people skills and enjoy being an integral part of a strong team

Main duties will include:

  • Assisting the pastoral administration team in the provision of clerical and administrative duties
  • Helping and supporting the Heads of Year, the Deputy Headteacher and the Headteacher
  • Talking to parents and problem solving on their behalf in relation to student issues
  • Awareness of safeguarding issues
  • Looking after sick students and making decisions with parents as to whether to send a student home owing to illness
  • Administering first aid to students and staff and maintaining a first aid qualification

What the school offers its staff

On-site parking

Pension Scheme

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.

Applying for the job

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About Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1200 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01476 563017

KGGS is an outstanding selective academy of 1200 students where the focus in the classroom is on teaching and developing students and staff alike.
In 2019 Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School achieved some of its best ever results with 91% of our students achieving 5+ in both English and Mathematics, a progress 8 score of 0.92 and an attainment 8 score of 7.0. The school has a large sixth form of approximately 320 students with an average A-level grade of B- achieved in 2019.
KGGS was placed as one of the top performing state schools in the East Midlands according to the Sunday Times Schools guide 2020.

Arranging a visit to Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email staffedixon@kggs.org.

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