Assistant Director of Learning KS4 - (Assistant Pastoral Manager – KS4), Coventry

Closing date:

Foxford School & Community Arts CollegeCoventry
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 6 - £25,801 to £32,029 pa (pro rata to term time only plus 1 weeks, £22,290 to £27,761 pa)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you motivated by knowing the things you do well will make a difference to young people?  If so, come and visit us to find out more.

We wish to appoint an outstanding professional with a proven track record of providing support to students and staff to overcome any barriers that prevent effective learning taking place.

If you can……

• Be a positive role model who inspires young people to be aspirant and develop belief in themselves

• Provide a positive, proactive approach to behaviour, punctuality and attendance issues to enable students to maximise their potential, and

• Demonstrate success in working with young people, families and agencies to ensure that students are engaged in their learning

…..this could be just the role for you.

As the ‘front line’ pastoral leader for our KS4 students, this fulfilling role will provide a wealth of developmental opportunities and the chance to work with a diverse range of professionals.  Your ability to build relationships, with students and colleagues, and apply your trusted yet innovative techniques to support, challenge and bring out the best possible outcomes for students, will be key.

Students will be at the heart of your endeavours and with a deep understanding of their needs, you could be a pivotal change agent for the young people in our school, providing them with the tools to excel in their journey through life, as lifelong, independent learners.

The role will also entail logging, monitoring and analysing student data and encouraging positive attitudes and behaviour around school through a visual presence and effective intervention.

Foxford is an 11-18 vibrant, multi-cultural school which is known for its friendly and supportive ethos and its ambition to succeed. You will be joining Foxford Community School at an exciting time now that we are part of Castle Phoenix Trust.  Being part of a Multi Academy Trust, and its associated teaching school, facilitates an opportunity to further develop our strategies to continue to invest in and develop our staff and, most importantly, bring about the best possible outcomes for our students who deserve the very best.

We can offer you a range of benefits which include cycle to work, the local government pension scheme, an employee discount scheme, generous holiday entitlement, and a commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition initiatives through our wellbeing committee and people strategy.

Application packs are available to download on the Trust website and www.wmjobs or from Ali Wilkins, HR Manager, via email

Closing date:   Monday 28 October 2019 at 9.00 am

Completed application forms can be 

o emailed to -

o Posted to: Castle Phoenix Trust, Caludon Castle School, Axholme Road, Wyken, COVENTRY CV2 5BD 

o Handed to Reception at Foxford School

The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.  The appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Foxford School & Community Arts College
Address: Grange Road, Longford, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 6BB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 76369200