Pastoral Support Assistant (Job Share), Trowbridge

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St Augustine's Catholic CollegeTrowbridge

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Part-time Pastoral Assistant (Job Share). 21 hours per week, working Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am – 4pm.

Working 39 weeks per year, term time only (actual pay 44.26 weeks). 

Grade H scale 25-28 (£23,111- £25,463 per annum, pro rata).

Required for an immediate start, an enthusiastic and dynamic Pastoral Support Assistant to work alongside the existing job holder in a job share capacity.  

The successful candidate will be expected to support all members of staff particularly the head of pastoral and head of years’ with the pastoral care of students. This will include dealing with behaviour issues as and when they arise, working closely with tutors and parents to discuss ways forward depending on nature of the incident, and signposting to external agencies where appropriate. 

As a result of the growing number of emotional welfare/behaviour issues the role is supportive to all staff members but works independently using their own skills and knowledge to support students and parents to manage and improve the behaviour of students in school. Further details can be found within the job description.

St Augustine’s Catholic College is a thriving 11-18 secondary school located in Trowbridge (12 miles from the World Heritage City of Bath) and has been graded “outstanding” by Ofsted since 2007. The college community of 943 students is vibrant and happy.  Students of all abilities are encouraged to aim high and work hard in a supportive environment that ensures that all can fulfil their potential. St Augustine’s is a traditional school with Christian values at its heart. The pastoral care our students receive is exemplary and ensures that they are supported, cared for and valued. St Augustine’s has been placed in the top 10% of non-selective schools nationally for both attainment and progress at KS4. We have an equally impressive tradition at A Level. This year 64% of grades were A*-B, and we have a strong track record of students accessing their first choice of university in both the UK and USA. St Augustine’s prides itself in providing an outstanding academic education and also offers a wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities for students, developing skills and qualities in leadership, self-reliance and independence.

If you are passionate about your subject and have a strong desire to make a difference to young people’s lives, whilst fulfilling your own potential, then we would love to hear from you.

The deadline for applications is noon on Wednesday, 26 September 2018 Please send your application to Sarah Priest, HR Manager, at priests@sta.cc

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be requested before interviews take place and you will be required to bring your identification documents with you on the day of the interview. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 350001
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St Augustine’s Catholic College is a thriving 11-18 secondary school located in Trowbridge (12 miles from the World Heritage City of Bath) and has been graded “outstanding” by Ofsted since 2007. The college community of 960 students is vibrant and ha...