Hours: 32.5 hours a week – Term time only
We are looking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic, adaptable individual to join our successful Pastoral Leader Team.
As a member of the team, you will be working closely to support students whilst liaising with staff and parents. The Pastoral Leader role is an integral part of the school's Student Welfare Team, dealing with a range of matters across the school such as friendships, student-staff relationships and student behaviour management.
Previous experience of working with children (11-16) preferably in an educational setting is desirable, and experience of dealing with external agencies would be an advantage. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills, strong interpersonal skills combined with strong literacy, numeracy and ICT skills (Microsoft Office & SIMS). They will also have a calm and tactful approach, ability to work to tight deadlines, understand the importance of confidentiality and be emotionally resilient.
For a suitably qualified candidate this role may also involve elements of safeguarding. Effective safeguarding is the golden thread that runs through all aspects of work with children and staff at Helena Romanes School. The safeguarding aspect of this role will focus on managing welfare and safeguarding concerns to enable effective support and intervention of our most vulnerable students.
At Helena Romanes School we value the personal attributes of hard work, positivity and kindness, and we are looking for someone who can model these values.
We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
Helena Romanes School joined the highly successful Saffron Academy Trust in September 2020. Consequently, there are a wide range of opportunities in terms of CPD, school-to-school collaboration and career development for members of our team.
The school is a popular and successful 11-18 comprehensive, situated in the beautiful North Essex countryside. It has good communications to London and the South East, and it is approximately 7 miles from Stansted Airport.
The successful candidate will be subject to full employment checks including references, an enhanced DBS Disclosure Certificate and medical clearance.
The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment
The school reserves the right to interview candidates before the published closing date.
Interviews will be held w/c 20th September 2021
Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years
We are a mixed 11 – 18 Academy with over 1200 students on roll. The school is situated in beautiful countryside, occupying approximately 35 acres just to the north of Great Dunmow.
The school was established in 1958 and is named in honour of the firs...