This job expired on 8 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    8 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed term (until August 2022)
£17,850 - £19,890

Job summary

The post-holder reports to the Pastoral Manager or relevant member(s) of the Senior Leadership Team. Apart from team members, the main contacts of the job are: pupils and their parents/carers; headteachers and the staff of school; representatives from a wide range of commissioners; services and agencies from within and outside the locality.

Main purpose of the post:

• To work as a member of the Pastoral Support Team to ensure that referrals are processed in a timely fashion and that all pupil placements are effectively tracked, monitored and supported.

• To work as a member of the Staff Team and contribute to the achievement of the school

• To contribute to the delivery of high quality education provision to young people supported by the school

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

1. To respond to all queries from a wide range of people in an efficient and courteous manner

2. To provide information and support to young people and their parents/carers, enabling them to fully access all available services

3. To provide accurate and timely information, advice and guidance to students and their families to ensure appropriate levels of achievement and progression pathways

4. To signpost service users to relevant services or pass the content of enquires to appropriate colleagues where necessary

5. To build and maintain strong professional relationships with a range of partners.

6. To attend and, when required, to convene multi-agency meetings as necessary.

7. To liaise with partners and providers to develop appropriate personalised education programmes for individuals with complex needs.

8. To support student transitions between provisions/schools

9. To report, verbally and/or in writing as required to the Pastoral Manager and SLT

10. As a member of the Pastoral Team to develop and maintain effective office and project systems in a busy environment

11. To use initiative and good time-management skills to organise own workload under the supervision of the Pastoral Manager.

12. To ensure accuracy and confidentiality of information produced within and used by the service

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 13 to 16
Education phase
School size
3 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 16
Contact phone number
01625 611001

About The Fermain Academy

The Fermain Academy is an Alternative Provision Free School that opened its doors on the 1st September 2015 and part of the YES Trust. We now require someone to join our team as a Pastoral Support Officer . We require an individual who is enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated, who would like to provide a key role in supporting our SEN Students.

Arranging a visit to The Fermain Academy

To arrange a visit to the school please call 01625 611001.

School location

Beswick Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8JF

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