Pastoral Tutor

More than one school, Wootton Academy Trust

19 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    14 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2022

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Level 4A, Point 11-15, £17,744.18- £19,206.76 pro rate (actual) per annum

Pastoral Tutor job summary

Wootton Academy Trust [WAT] consists of Wootton Upper School, which has 900 pupils in Years 9-11 and Kimberley 16-19 College, which in September 2022 will have 700 students in Years 12 and 13 studying Level 3 courses.

We are seeking a Pastoral Tutor to join a supportive and friendly team committed to working with teachers and support staff to enable students to meet their academic and social targets at Kimberley 16-19 College.

You will improve standards of achievement by the early removal of barriers to learning within a caring, supportive and safe environment. You will work under the guidance of our Assistant Head Kimberley College (Pastoral Leader) to deliver effective support to individual and groups of students.

The successful candidates will ideally have experience of working with students supporting behaviour related issues, tracking and monitoring students’ attendance and academic progress. They will possess a personal warmth and have the ability to engage with, motivate and inspire our students. A flexible approach, with an ability to work collaboratively is essential.

You will be highly motivated, understanding and have a passion for making a difference and ensuring that student life opportunities are enhanced. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is committed to enabling all students to achieve the very best they can.

Closing Date: Open until filled. Please note that we will be running this as a rolling recruitment and selection process during the recruitment campaign, therefore please submit your application at your earliest opportunity.

Applying for the job

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form - we cannot accept CVs. When applying, please complete all sections of the application form and ensure that you do not leave any gaps in your qualification/work history and that you give details of any periods not accounted for by full time employment, education or training. Forms with missing sections and/or gaps may not be considered. An Application Form and recruitment information can be downloaded from our website www.woottonupper.co.uk or requested by email from recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk. Please return the completed Application Form either by email to recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk or by post to the HR Department, Wootton Academy Trust, Hall End Road, Wootton, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Wootton Academy Trust is committed to diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The role is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES - We prefer to hire people directly. We’ll be in touch if we need you!

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About the schools

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
01234767123

Wootton Upper School and Kimberley 16 - 19 STEM College (in the nearby village of Stewartby) a re-operated by Wootton Academy Trust [WAT]. The two institutions are 3 miles apart and linked by a shuttle bus. WAT is highly ambitious and its vision is to provide outstanding education in all of its component parts.

Wootton Upper School was inspected in November 2017 and received a very positive report. The school was judged to be good in all areas. Wootton Upper School, with 900 pupils across Years 9 - 11, achieves results across the core subjects which are very high. Our GCSE English and GCSE Science results are well-above the national average. In Mathematics, results are above the national average and improving. Outcomes at KS4 in Graphics and Product Design are improving rapidly.

Kimberley College 16-19 STEM College opened in September 2013 and has 650 students. Numbers will grow to near 700 in September 2022. The College was inspected in January 2017 and judged good in most areas and outstanding in personal development and well-being. For the last two years the College has been in the Sunday Times list of the top 20 Sixth Form Colleges in the UK based on the proportion of students getting 2As and 1B or better in facilitating subjects. A Level Product Design was introduced in September 2021. Graphics and Engineering are already very popular and successful at Kimberley.

School details

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
View all 16-19jobs
School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
897 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18

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