Pastoral Welfare Leader, Croydon

Closing date:

Meridian High SchoolCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: G7 -£26,047 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

Your opportunity

We seek to appoint an experienced, well-organised and committed Pastoral Welfare Leader to manage all aspects of the academic, attendance and welfare progress of all students they serve. The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Leader for Inclusion and Behaviour to reduce barriers to learning and promote academic and pastoral excellence. The Pastoral Welfare Leader will also specifically be responsible for supporting and developing a team of tutors focused on high standards of social, personal and academic development of targeted students.

This is an important and challenging role, which involves close interaction with Students, Teaching staff and the Senior Leadership Team.

About Meridian High School

Meridian High School is a forward-looking, dynamic Academy, on a journey of rapid improvement within GLF Schools. We believe education is about developing the whole person, helping learners to understand the many different branches of human knowledge, challenging them to think critically and encouraging a desire for truth and curiosity in life. We further believe that ‘resilience, ambition and respect’ are vital educational tools.

Why work at Meridian High School

  • The support of GLF Schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation
  • A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
  • Recognition of previous school continuous service.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression

The Details

Salary- G7 £26,047 FTE £29,333

Job Start date: ASAP

Closing date for applications – 31st March 2020


For more information about the role, or to arrange a tour, please contact the school directly.

Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

More about Meridian High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3943 1328
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