Pastoral Support Assistant

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for BoysKent

Pastoral Support Assistant  

Location: Sevenoaks 

Contract: Permanent, Term Time only plus five inset days

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: Kent Range KR6 (£20,585, actual salary £15,760.55 based on working 39 weeks a year*)

**additional five days paid on claim

Start Date: 19th April 2021

Close date: 19th March 2021 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, positive and committed Pastoral Support Assistant to join our highly regarded Inclusion support team within the school. 

The successful candidate will work with our well-established Inclusion team and will be responsible for supporting the Heads of Year to achieve high-quality pastoral care of students, enabling students to achieve the highest standards of learning and ensuring that the students are successful, confident and happy. They will also offer medical support, act as DDSL within the school and provide administrative support in meeting the welfare and pastoral needs of students. They will need excellent time management, strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prioritise duties; they will also need to work on their own initiative whilst working part of a wider team. Full job specification available. 

This position is required from the 19th April 2021; initially located at our Tunbridge Wells site where extensive training will take place, this role will permanently move to our new Sevenoaks site from September 2021. The hours are required to work from 8.30am – 4.30pm, term time only.

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11-18 dual-site school, with a site in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new site based in Sevenoaks. Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms.  We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form. We shall review applications as we receive them. Further details and application form available from the School Website:  

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Recruitment during COVID-19: Despite the current nationwide challenges, recruitment will continue with as little disruption as possible.  Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. Further information on the interview itself and the associated activities will be made available if your application is shortlisted. 

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