Pastoral Support Officer, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

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Start date: January / February 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: APT&C Points 19 - 24 + fringe
Contract term: Permanent

 Are you reliable and self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude to your work?

Can you work as part of a dedicated team to enhance the learning experience for students?

If so, from January / February 2019 we are looking to appoint an outstanding Pastoral Support Officer who can support and inspire students to achieve their full potential. This is an important role within the school community and the Pastoral Team are a central hub within the school. We are looking for a dynamic, creative and energetic person with excellent communication and organisation skills to join the team.

The successful candidate with be required to liaise closely with Pastoral Leaders and under their guidance and support be able to:

· assist in developing intervention programmes

· monitor attendance of students and employ suitable strategies to improve attendance

This is a very rewarding role, requiring excellent communication and organisation skills at all levels. Candidates should be educated to ‘A’ level standard, ideally with a background of working with students and young people. The salary for this post is APT&C Points 19 - 24 which is £19,446p.a. - £23,265p.a. plus London Fringe (actual pro-rata salary range is £16,536pa to £19,784pa + £728pa fringe) Salary offered will depend on skills and experience. The post is for 37 hours per week, term-time + 1 week to include 5 INSET days.

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and is a great place to work. The school is ranked as the 5th most popular school in Hertfordshire (School Guru) with its popularity still rising. We have strong links with local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk. 

Heavily subsidised childcare is offered as a package with all posts within Bushey St James Trust (BSJT). For more information about the BSJT Little Gems Day Care Nursery please contact Rachael Coombs, BSJT Business Manager, through the HR Team on 020 8955 8833.

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on the above number.

If you are interested in applying for this full time position, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal. Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: by the deadline. Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 10th December 2018 (midday)

Interviews:  To be confirmed 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...