Pastoral Support Assistant

St Joseph's CollegeIpswich, Suffolk

Full or Part Time, Term Time Plus 2 weeks

St Joseph's College is a vibrant independent day and boarding school in Ipswich providing a broad and seamless education for over 580 boys and girls aged 3 - 18. We provide a wide range of stimulating and challenging opportunities that our pupils embrace in both the academic and extra-curricular life of the College.

The resultant all-round education develops our pupils into well-rounded individuals who challenge themselves to ‘be our best’ in every aspect of life at the school, and beyond. Our innovative teaching and subsequent success starts in the Prep School and runs all the way through the Senior School and Sixth Form.

The Pastoral Support Assistant is a new role that is being introduced and will work as a member of the College’s pastoral team, working alongside teaching staff, parents and pupils. The underpinning value of the work is to ensure that every pupil achieves their best through the provision of targeted support and intervention, working with the school’s pastoral leaders as a designated safeguarding lead and undertaking pastoral administrative support. Under the direction of the Vice Principal Pastoral and Heads of School, the Pastoral Support Assistant will contribute to all aspects of pupils’ wellbeing and achievement.

Further details and an application form can be found at or by contacting the HR Officer by email ( or telephone (01473) 690281.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 15 January 2021. The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.    

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.