Pastoral Support Assistant

Wadebridge School, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 6BU

5 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

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£19,861 - £24,491

Pastoral Support Assistant job summary

This position at Wadebridge School offers a fantastic opportunity to become a proactive member of the Key Stage and Student Support team and work to support students and their families in having high expectations and to achieve their full potential.

The post is a permanent position and the working hours are 32.5/week during term time plus 3 non-curriculum days (staff training days).

Full details can be found in the attached job description.

Interviews will be held during the w/c 6th June 2022 and the start date is negotiable with the successful candidate.

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About Wadebridge School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1064 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01208 812881

At Wadebridge we try to balance an unwavering focus on progress and achievement for all, with working tirelessly to support our young people in every aspect of their lives; standing alongside them to build the skills and strategies needed in order to remove barriers to their learning and/or social and emotional development. As a school we are committed to promoting the health and wellbeing of everyone in our school community and this starts with our staff: health and wellbeing is the number one priority on all our school improvement and professional growth plans. In 2020 our work in this area was recognised by Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools when we were achieved a Gold Award (the full report can be accessed here).

Some of the strategies we have implemented include:-
• Over 110 colleagues at all levels have completed a two-day training programme with MHFA England to be certificated as Mental Health First Aiders
• We have an extensive and highly effective student support team
• A dedicated team of Health Champions focussing on strategies to promote positive staff wellbeing
• Fully paid wellbeing time built into the school calendar each half term

Key Competencies
• The highest levels of resilience, self-awareness and emotional intelligence enabling child centred support.
• To secure commitment to the team vision and ethos through personal impact, presence and the ability to work as part of that team.
• Set standards and provide a role model for students and staff through challenge and support.
• To engage all stakeholders and the wider community in providing support for the provision of excellence.
• A full understanding of Every Child Matters and its impact on all aspects of a child's development and future success.

In our most recent Ofsted reports Wadebridge School was described as a caring school where every individual matters and is valued and this is strongly demonstrated in all aspects of the school's work. The school encourages students to become mature and responsible. This is seen in the excellent rapport and respect between staff.

The school is committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to provide an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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