Pastoral Support Officer – Grade 4/5
Start date: As soon as possible
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of Macclesfield’s leading secondary schools and make a significant contribution to the school’s pastoral office. The role includes providing an efficient and effective student and school support service where students are all treated with respect. Assist in the provision of welfare, guidance and support between students, parents and other third parties.
Hours of Work: 37 per week 08:00 – 16:00 Monday – Thursday, 08:00 – 15:30 Friday.
Weeks per Year: 39 weeks per year (term time; plus 5 inset days).
Salary: Grade 4: £14,248 - £15,527 per annum (£16,586 - £18,075 FTE)
Pension: Local Government contributory scheme
Each of the support teams is structured to provide the opportunity for career development.
Duties of the role include, but are not limited to:
• To be the initial point of contact for students, parents, Educational Welfare Officer, Safeguarding, Bridges and Heads of Year.
• To be a focal point for students during the school day – dealing with requests to go home, missing uniform, lost timetables etc. referring students as appropriate to other members of staff.
• Support with attendance issues – check lesson registers during the day, chase up missing children, record C3’s.
• Assist with the uniform exchange initiative and any uniform infringements liaising with parents, Safeguarding, Heads of Year as appropriate.
• Organise a variety of appointments – counselling referrals, Careers, meetings with HOY’s, Nurses appoint
• To be the first point of contact for students in relation to any issues regarding First Aid.
• Manage and maintain the medical medicines register from the green admission forms, communicate with parents for appropriate authorisations and ensure that all medicines held in school are within their expiry dates and all paperwork is in place and accurate.
• Maintain an ability to deal with issues of a sensitive nature and awareness of how to handle confidential information.
Please see the job description for further details.
Disclosure and Barring Service checks (DBS)
Successful applicants will be asked to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Posts are subject to an Enhanced disclosure which provides details of all convictions held on the Police National Computer, including current and spent convictions as well as details of any cautions, reprimands or final warnings. If a job involves working with children, the disclosure will indicate whether information is held on government department lists.
Please return completed application forms via email to: Helen Brady, HR and Payroll Manager, email@example.com
Closing Date: Friday 20th September 9.00am
Please visit Tytherington School's website for more information about the school.