Pastoral Support Coordinator, UTC Reading, Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5RQ

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UTC ReadingUTC Reading, Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5RQ

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Start date: April 2018 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UTC Reading Pay Scale - Spine point 14-21 - £18,180.22 - £22,246.34
Contract term: Permanent

Pastoral Support Coordinator

Dates: April 2018 or sooner

Salary: UTC Reading Pay Scale - Spine point 14-21 - £18,180.22 - £22,246.34

Location:  Crescent Road, East Reading, RG1 5RQ

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Responsible to: Assistant Principals for KS4 and KS5

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic candidate to this brand new role of Pastoral Support Coordinator at the Outstanding and World Class UTC Reading. The role is part of the planned expansion of support staff at the UTC as we grow from our current 450 Students 2017 to 560 in September 2019 (this represents the capacity of the UTC).

The UTC opened in September 2013 in a newly refurbished building, which replicates a business environment with state-of–the-art facilities and was judged by Ofsted as Outstanding in every category in May 2015 in only its second year of operation. In December 2017, the UTC was awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark. This is not only a relatively new school but a new approach to educating 14-19 year olds; which is possibly the most exciting change in the education landscape in decades. 

All students at UTC Reading specialise in either Engineering or Computer Science; at 14 they will also study a broad and balanced curriculum and at Post 16 the curriculum becomes more specialist with A levels in Physics,Chemistry, Biology, Maths, Further Maths, Computer Science 3d Design with Architecture and Business Studies alongside specialist technical subjects in the form of BTEC Level 3 programmes in Engineering or Computing. In addition students have access to globally recognised professional qualifications to prepare them for the workplace. At capacity we will be educating 560 students who will all have a passion for Engineering or Computer Science; it is a truly inspirational environment.

This role will provide you with:

• unparalleled professional development including access to a full suite of professional qualifications including MOS, MTA and AutoDesk

• focussed teaching - only teaching KS4 and KS5 classes

• small class sizes

• passionate students

• opportunities for career development as the UTC grows

• An opportunity to be at the forefront of STEM education

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for UTC Reading then you are encouraged to explore further by contacting the Principal, Jonathan Nicholls, via for a more detailed discussion, if required.

Completed application forms and an accompanying supporting letter should be emailed no later than midday on Wednesday 21st February 2018

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about UTC Reading
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Crescent Road, East Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5RQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9381020
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Located in Reading, Berkshire, UTC Reading is a co-educational University Technical College. The school offers places to students aged 14-19. UTC Reading covers a large culturally diverse catchment area, a fact reflected in its student intake. The sc...