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Priestlands School

Pastoral Support Manager

Closing date: 21/06/2024 at 12:00

Job Start Date: 02/09/2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: £17,525 - £19,370 (equivalent to £25,628 - £28,326 pa full-time)

Salary Pro-Rata: £17,525

Hours of Work: 29.5 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday

Location of Role: Priestlands

Job/Person Summary

This role at Priestlands is a key post working very closely with the Head of Year and tutor team to provide pastoral support to students with their learning and welfare to enable them to achieve their potential.  We have a team of five and each is assigned to one particular year group and remains with the same year group as they progress through the school, but will also cover other members of the team as required.

We are looking for someone who is able to join us from September for 29.5 hours (four days – currently Tuesday to Thursday 8.20am to 4.30pm and Fridays 8.20am to 4.00pm) per week which includes a 40 minute unpaid daily break.  The post will appeal to someone who is naturally comfortable in the presence of young people, enjoys being with them, and helping them to learn and succeed.  A good sense of humour, a positive attitude and resilience are essential!  The role is busy and varied, so you will need to have exceptional communication skills and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.  Previous experience of working with young people, parents and outside agencies, in a similar role would be an advantage, however training and induction will be provided.

The successful candidate will benefit from the perks of working within a school, including up to 13 weeks off per year.  There is a generous employer contribution into the pension scheme, free on-site parking and access to the student canteen where discounted meals are available.  In addition, the school offers a free and confidential Employee Assistance programme, offering advice on a range of areas including well-being, housing and financial matters.

The salary will be paid at Grade D for 39 working weeks per year.  This is paid for 44.6 weeks of the year to include a proportion of holiday pay.  

Application Procedure

To apply for the post, please click on the application form link on this page.  We look forward to receiving your application so please submit it as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date.  

Safer Recruitment

Priestlands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and you will be required to declare whether you have any criminal convictions. Priestlands School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

About us

Address: North Street, Pennington, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 8FZ

Telephone: 01590 677033

Website: http://www.priestlands.hants.sch.uk/

Application form