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    30 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

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£24,144.00 - £25,520.00 Annually (Actual) £27,852 - £29,439 (FTE) subject to pay award

Pastoral Support Worker & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead job summary

Pastoral Support Worker & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Scale 6 (point 19 - 22)

£24,144 - £25,520 actual salary per annum (subject to pay award)

Term time only plus INSET days (39 weeks per year)

All Saints Academy would like to recruit a Pastoral Support Worker who will work closely as a second Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead with the Student Support team and Heads of Year.

The successful candidate will work as part of a strong pastoral team and support students in areas such as mental health, anxiety, bereavement and friendship worries. This will support students to enhance their opportunities, strive towards excellent attendance and outstanding behaviour.

The successful candidate will offer advice and support to help our students develop positive coping strategies which will empower them to develop their own resilience and emotional well-being.

They will bring to the role an ability to demonstrate empathy and understanding, with previously gained experience, knowledge and excellent communication skills.

The successful candidate will need to be aware of current safeguarding legislation and a duty to raise any presenting concerns via the relevant internal and external procedures.

All Saints Academy is a fantastic school in which to work, with exemplary relationships at all levels. All staff and students are valued highly. We have a first-class commitment to developing individuals and working with others to reach their full potential

All Saints Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including online search, overseas criminal backgrounds checks (where applicable) and all other pre-employment checks as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2023). All employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

All Saints Academy is an equal opportunities employer. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Recruitment Timeline:

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th November 2023 at 9am. (The Academy reserves the right to close the advert earlier than the given closing date).

Interviews: W/c 4th December 2023

Start Date:  TBC

We encourage prospective candidates to visit the Academy before making an application. If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact Anne-Marie Kinsella, HR Manager (01582 619700) to make an appointment. 

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About All Saints Academy Dunstable

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
664 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

All Saints Academy is a mixed secondary school located in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. All Saints educates 11 -16 year olds, as well as mainly from the town of Dunstable and some surrounding villages. In addition, the school offers further education for 16-18 year olds through its Sixth Form department.

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