Required from September 2020

Grade 6: £25,295 – £28,785

Hours: 37 hours per week, whole year.

Ormiston Meridian Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Pastoral Manager. As a support member of staff you will have responsibility for all aspects of safeguarding, pastoral care and wellbeing for the students in Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11). You will also have some responsibility for the academic achievement of some of the most vulnerable students in these year groups, providing them with the best possible support as they complete their GCSE Qualifications.

You will address the needs of individual students and support them to overcome barriers to learning both inside and outside the academy in order that they reach and exceed their full potential.

Main objectives:

To safeguard all students within Key Stage 4

To arrange and conduct appropriate safeguarding meetings with internal and external professionals

To provide outstanding pastoral care

To support the mental health and wellbeing of Key Stage 4 students

To promote excellent attendance

To support students with their emotional and behavioural needs

To provide the most vulnerable students in Key Stage 4 with personalised support to ensure they successfully access a post 16 progression route

To find solutions for disadvantaged students where their economic status affects their ability to meet and exceed their potential

Ensure all students adhere to the uniform policy and support families where issues arise

Key Requirements

GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above or hold certificates in Literacy and Numeracy Professional Skills.

Functional Skills Level 3

Skills and Experience

Have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable students.

Have experience of dealing with young people facing challenging circumstances.

Have an awareness of educational policies regarding safeguarding.

Have an awareness of strategies to support students with various SEND needs.

To work constructively as part of a team whilst being able to demonstrate initiative and flexibility.

Be a positive role model in the Academy community.

Well-developed interpersonal skills to be able to relate well to a wide range of people including professionals and parents.

Possess the ability to positively manage behaviour.

The ability to focus learners on tasks in a positive manner.

Application packs and further information can be obtained by clicking the links below:

Pastoral Manager – Job Description

Application Form

To find out more about working at Ormiston Meridian Academy, please visit our website or contact Mrs A Berrisford – Director of Inclusion – aberrisford@omera.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 12noon Friday 3rd July 2020

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 6th July 2020

Completed application forms along with a covering letter (of no more than one side of A4) should be sent for the attention of Mr M Bennett, Finance Director, recruitment@omera.co.uk 

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.