Pastoral Support Worker with Responsibility for Attendance, Balsall Heath, Birmingham

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Ark Tindal Primary AcademyBalsall Heath, Birmingham

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Start date: 26th February 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Staff Scale 7, full time equivalent £21,480-£27,090, actual salary £20,439-£25,777
Contract term: Permanent

Pastoral Support Worker with Responsibility  for Attendance 

An engaging and enjoyable environment for staff and pupils alike 

By having high expectations of our pupils at Ark Tindal and believing they can achieve great results, they start believing it too and rise to meet those standards. Join our team and join us in shaping the young minds of our future.     

We are looking to recruit a Pastoral Support Worker with Responsibility for Attendance to join us on our journey towards outstanding.  You will play a pivotal role in a committed team and make a real impact on the outcomes of our pupils by supporting vulnerable students and their families to ensure attendance and punctuality are above the national average, to drive forwards progress and attainment.  You will also help our pupils and families to access appropriate learning opportunities within and outside of the Academy.      

We place parents and carers at the heart of the school community. We hold regular courses and social events to benefit them such as English as a second language courses, IT literacy skills sessions and coffee mornings.   

"I really believe in the job we do here, it’s about equality of opportunity. It has such an impact on these children and their lives. Having high expectations means you really help them succeed, and we intervene with children to make sure they reach their full potential. Management of the school is outstanding because of the inspirational leadership of the head and senior leaders.” -  Staff member at Ark Tindal Primary Academy   

"Team Tindal" is a strong community and our staff see themselves as one big family. Everyone looks after each other and there are regular staff lunches and social activities for birthdays and special occasions.  Celebrating success is a big part of life at Tindal and there is a real culture of praise amongst our staff. We ensure that hard work and success never goes unnoticed.   

Ark is one of the UK's most successful school groups with a network of 35 schools in 4 locations across the country alone, it is an international charity transforming lives through education. As part of the network, our staff can expect:   

• Access to a range of discounts through the Ark Rewards Scheme which includes reduced gym memberships, discounts at major retailers and travel loans  

• Twice as many training days as standard 

• Support from a network of 35 schools across the UK  

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged; to arrange, please call +44 (0)121 464 3049 or email Visit for more information on the school. If you have any technical issues with the application form, please contact our technical team on  

Please submit your application online by visiting The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 7th February 2018. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged.    

Deadline: 12 noon on Wednesday 7th February 2018 

Hours:   40 hours per week, term time only 

Salary: Ark Support Staff Scale 7, full time equivalent £21,480-£27,090, actual salary £20,439-£25,777 

Start date: 26th February 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter 

Interviews: w/c 12th February 2018  

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Ark Tindal Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Tindal Street, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9QS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 3049
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Ark Tindal Primary Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational primary school with nursery situated in Balsall Heath, Birmingham. It is supported by the Ark multi-academy trust and charity, which runs a network of 35 schools across the UK i...