Deputy Pastoral Director, London

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Ark All Saints AcademyLondon

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ARK MPS (Inner London) Negotiable
Contract term: Permanent


Job Description: Deputy Pastoral Director 

Reporting to: Pastoral Director

Salary:  Highly competitive; negotiable depending on experience

The Role

· To support the Pastoral Director in creating and embedding a culture that enables all scholars to maximise their achievements across the spectrum of school life.

· To monitor scholars’ academic progress and address the needs of scholars who require help to overcome their barriers to achievement, both inside and outside of school, through activities and strategies enabling them to reach their full potential.

· To liaise both internally and externally with agencies and individuals to support scholars’ progress.

· To work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the highest level of pastoral care is provided to every scholar and play an active role in resolving any issues of scholar welfare and support.

Key Responsibilities

Behaviour for Learning

· To support the Pastoral Director in ensuring that scholars have been successfully inducted in the school’s messages, policies and routines, and that these are understood and maintained throughout the year

· To communicate the highest expectations of behaviour and consistently and effectively implement the Academy’s behaviour management policy and procedures

· To establish and communicate the highest expectations of attendance and punctuality for all scholars

· To be responsible for effective follow-through around school culture and scholar discipline

· To work closely with relevant colleagues to ensure that scholars demonstrate positive behaviour and that the teams are fostering the right culture 

· To successfully reinforce an ethos of high expectations, exceptional attitudes to learning and exemplary conduct.

· To personally demonstrate the persistence, insistence, and consistence necessary to inspire positive behaviour. 

· To contribute to assemblies, pastoral initiatives and enrichment programmes 

· To take responsibility for following up behavioural incidents which occur

· To support scholars in acquiring and developing learning dispositions and positive character traits

· To contribute to raising scholars’ aspirations through implementing systems for praise and recognition in conjunction with the Pastoral Director


· To liaise both internally and externally with agencies and individuals to support scholars’ progress

· To attend conferences regarding scholar welfare and support and initiate follow up 

· To liaise with the school’s behaviour development unit and outside agencies to set up interventions to support individuals and groups of scholars, as and when required

· To develop effective relationships with the parents/carers of the scholars and to communicate regularly with them.

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More about Ark All Saints Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 140 Wyndham Road, Camberwell, London, SE5 0UB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7450 5959
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Ark All Saints Academy is a four-form entry academy in Camberwell, south east London, which opened in 2013 as part of Ark Schools. We are a mixed Church of England school with strong values and a Christian ethos. We welcome children aged 11-18 of all...