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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31 August 2023 in the first instance

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,948 - £27344

Pay scale

Grade G, SCP 13-18

What skills and experience we're looking for

This role will support the welfare and progress of students in their learning, behaviour and transitions as well as lead on pastoral support to pupils, providing advice and guidance and implementing agreed plans to encourage learning and overcome barriers to learning. The post holder will work with students in school who are experiencing complex emotionally demanding situations due to outside influences, requiring sensitivity.

The right candidate will:

  • Have an understanding of supporting pupils with SEND needs and/or significant social, emotional and mental health difficulties is desirable.
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding.
  • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour.
  • Be able to inspire and motivate our pupils.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (both written and orally)

What the school offers its staff

The Compass Academy is an Alternative Provision which supports a wide range of pupils with varying needs. Due to the rapid increase in recent referrals, the opportunity for an exciting new position at the school has arisen.

Further details about the role

We are looking to appoint a Pastoral Support Officer for 37 hours per week on a term time, fixed term basis until 31 August 2023 to join our team at The Compass Academy.

Job Details

Hours of Work: 37 Hours per Week, Term Time Only

Position Type: Fixed Term in the first instance until 31st August 2023.

Line Manager: Vice Principal

Travel Required: Occasional

The salary is dependent on current qualifications and experience, please see the attached job description for more information.

Application Process

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Interviews will take place on as soon as possible after the closing date.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hope Sentamu Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.

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About The Compass Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
16 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01482 331720

The Compass Alternative Provision Academy is a member of the Sentamu Academy Learning Trust (SALT) situated to the north of Hull with open aspects. It also sits on the boundary of the East Riding, very close to the village of Wawne. It provides Alternative Provision education to students aged between 11 and 14. The academy provides a warm and friendly environment with staff and governors working together to provide a happy, secure and caring environment. We value the positive impact that restorative practice brings to the school community where all are valued and respected. Our curriculum is highly flexible and tailored to individual need and may change over time. We look for every opportunity to be innovative and maintain a 21st Century offer to students. The academy currently has the local authority commission 50 places with additional places commissioned by Hull secondary schools.All students within the academy have SEND needs, a proportion of which have EHCPs or are being assessed for EHCPs. Students benefit from a range of therapeutic support and individual plans to meet their needs. Our Vision: Together we will create powerful and collective experiences of compassion, courage, achievement & meaning. Ultimately, supporting & encouraging our pupils to chart their own course through life as successful citizens. Our Values: We believe each and every member of our Compass family has the right to be successful, feel valued, loved and cared for. Aims: • We aim to help pupils see their value and worthwhile feeling that they belong • We aim to develop the skills of empathy, resilience and respect in each pupil • We aim to promote lifelong learning through a broad & balanced curriculum

Arranging a visit to The Compass Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email c.horne@com.hslt.academy.

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