Principal Resourcing are currently seeking to recruit a Pastoral Manager who will have the responsibility to support effective and efficient learning, teaching and student progress for students in Key Stage 4 at a College based in Scarborough. Under the supervision of the Assistant Principal – Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare you will work within the College to address the needs of our students who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning and access to the curriculum, with particular priority given to those eligible for the pupil premium. You will work closely with Subject Areas and the Pastoral team in tracking student achievement and attainment and will be expected to have excellent interpersonal skills to allow effective support to be provided to students as appropriate. This will involve working closely with the Assistant Principal – Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, tutors, the SENCO, and a range of external support agencies as required.
The role is to start February 2021 for one term of which you will be taking on full responsibilities within this role. This position would be suitable for individuals who have worked within a pastoral role previously or have transferable skills & experience for this position.
Main Duties and Key Responsibilities
Responsibility for supporting raising the standards of all KS4 students within the school.
- To work closely with the Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare team to ensure that the educational, emotional and social needs of students, particularly disadvantaged and vulnerable students are met.
- To make sure that students’ experiences reflect our ambition for a happy, purposeful school where all students are active participants in their own learning.
- To support a culture and ethos of challenge and support where all students can achieve success and become engaged in their own learning.
- Support the Assistant Principal – Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare in managing and delivering pastoral support to pupils.
- Manage and supervise pupils excluded from and/or otherwise working to modified timetable.
- Provide advice to pupils relating to their social, health, hygiene and emotional development needs.
- Undertake comprehensive assessments of pupils to determine those in need of particular help.
- Working with the Assistant Principal – Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, to involve/signpost parents to external agencies, to initiate contact with other agencies on behalf of the College and parent/carers and to liaise with all parties on a regular basis.
- Take a lead role in the provision of support for pupils with special needs.
- Model the highest professional standards to students in all aspects of the role, maintaining a visible presence around the school leading by example.
- Arrange and develop 1:1 mentoring arrangements with pupils and provide support for distressed pupils individually or in small groups.
- Take a lead role in managing the speedy/effective transfer of pupils across phases and support the reintegration of those who have been absent.
- Provide information and advice to enable pupils to make choices about their own learning/behaviour and attendance and consequences of their actions.
- Challenge and motivate pupils, promote and reinforce self-esteem.
- Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress, achievement, behaviour, attendance etc. Establish constructive relationships with carers/parents, exchanging information, facilitating their support for their child’s attendance, access and learning and supporting home to school and community links.
- Take a lead role in the development, implementation and monitoring of systems relating to attendance and integration eg Registration, truancy, pastoral systems etc.
- Admin support eg dealing with correspondence, compilation/analysis/reporting on attendance, exclusions etc, making phone calls.
- To demonstrate and articulate high expectations.
- Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
- Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
- Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities.
- Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate
- Promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
- Offering mediation ‘platforms’ between pupils and supporting the ‘conduct loop’ between teacher, Curriculum Leader and successful re-introduction into learning environment following misconduct or withdrawal
- Monitor progress and support ‘performance management’ of students in terms of data collection and database management
- Support student leadership meetings
- Monitor rewards and collation of data to support/organise awards assemblies
- Supporting the assembly and tutor time processes
- Supporting the induction and transition process
- Support in processing of paperwork for internal and external exclusion and issues arising out of misconduct that require specific intervention
- Collect work for absence of students during illness
- Support data transfer from previous schools and the transition process.
- To participate in appropriate meetings as necessary within the College.
- Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
- Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes.
- Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.
- To maintain accurate records by recording information on College systems
- To liaise with teaching staff, students and parents to provide particular support to targeted underperforming students, in order to raise achievement and help them minimise/overcome barriers to learning
What we offer:
- Highly supportive, committed and hardworking Consultants who will endeavour to find assignments suited to your needs specific to your Local Authority
- An opportunity to extend your professional development with FREE iTOL accredited CPD courses available
- A stimulating and supportive working and learning environment
- Rewarding and competitive rates of pay
- A great range of opportunities to work in a variety of local schools of your choice
- ‘Recommend a Friend’ bonus
- A wealth of Education experience in branch to provide you with industry knowledge, career advice and CV assistance
Principal Resourcing is an Education Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act 2003. Principal Resourcing is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references.
We are proud to be REC Audited Education Status with the GOLD standard for recruitment.
We look forward to hearing from you. Please apply now with your CV and our team will be in touch with you shortly.
Please note that if you have not heard from us within two weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.