Pastoral & Welfare Coordinator and First Aid Officer

Upton Court Grammar School, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 7PR

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  • Job start date

    3 January 2023

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Hours 37.5 hours per week: 8.00 to 4.00; 30 minutes for lunch (unpaid, to be taken outside of the student lunch break) There may be times when you might need to stay on outside of your hours if you are dealing with an urgent safeguarding matter

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances

There is an allowance of £1191.00 per annum for the First Aid Officer part of the role

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for staff who have the appropriate personal characteristics, experience, knowledge and skills relating to the pastoral and academic welfare of students at Upton Court Grammar School. Experience of working in a school environment is desirable although not essential. The position would suit someone who has the ability to work well under pressure whilst prioritising and working productively can work as part of a team as well as independently. The successful candidate will also:

  • Carry out administrative duties that support the work of the SLT Pastoral & Welfare Leads, including carrying out investigations, maintaining records and communicating with staff, students’ families and outside agencies, as appropriate
  • Deliver in-class support to students and teachers, as directed
  • Work effectively to ensure high levels of pastoral care
  • Maintain accurate manual and electronic records relating to students
  • Liaise with students, parents, colleagues and other professionals in relation to any student matters
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate behavioural, emotional, physical and mental health interventions that lead to positive outcomes for students and enable them to make exceptional progress in their learning

What the school offers its staff

Upton Court Grammar School seeks to:- become a world-class school, seen as a centre of excellence and creativity in learning and teaching;- equip students with the ability to articulate their ideas with confidence in an increasingly competitive international work environment.

The most recent OFSTED inspection graded the school as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas. The school has a national reputation for excellence and achievement and is consistently ranked in the top 1% of schools in the country for student progress.

The school offers free refreshments to staff during the school day. The Trust also provides an Employee Assistance Programme to all staff within the Trust Schools. Through this, staff can access support and advice on any number of things such as wellbeing, work-related issues, housing, family, financial and legal support. There is also an employee benefit scheme which offers savings and discounts across a number of well-known retailers and services. Staff across the Trust can also receive a free, annual flu vaccination. The Trustees are also active in recognising years of service for staff. Service is designed to reward loyalty to the school and recognises those who have accrued between 3 and 30 years of service.

Other benefits include:

• Free onsite parking• Lunch for staff offered at cost price• Enhanced employer pension contributions to a defined benefits pension scheme• Enhanced leave of absence policy• Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave schemes• Corporate eye care scheme• Enhanced parental bereavement package• Travel to work loans• Additional time to facilitate professional development and collaborative working.

Commitment to safeguarding

Pioneer Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

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About Upton Court Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1111 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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