Pastoral Care Lead, Bexley

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Days Lane Primary SchoolBexley

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Bexley 09, pro-rata 39 weeks (£23,594.02 - £25,681.23)
Contract term: Permanent

Pastoral Care Lead 

Days Lane Primary School is a three form entry primary school for pupils 3 – 11 years. The school is friendly and welcoming, and takes pride in offering an inclusive, caring and stimulating learning environment for its pupils. We have wonderful children, dedicated staff and strong partnerships with parents/carers. We believe in developing pupils with the skills to be great learners through a broad, balanced and creative curriculum. 

Days Lane are looking to appoint a Pastoral Care Lead to work closely with senior staff to provide high quality and effective safeguarding and pastoral support across the school. The role will involve maintaining accurate records and working with staff, pupils, parents and external agencies to ensure appropriate plans and strategies are in place to support pupils and their families. 

The role will also include close liaison with parents/carers to help improve attendance and general help to raise pupil motivation and success at school. 

The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for working with children and vulnerable families and a drive to make a difference to children’s lives. 

The position would suit someone with social care experience or good knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable pupils and their families. The successful candidate will benefit from a personalised induction, support and ongoing professional development.  

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of our children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory enhance DBS disclosure and other employment checks. The school is also committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and highly recommended. Further details are available from our Business Manager, Chris McCallum on Tel: 020 8300 1697or by email at

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to 

by the closing date of midday on Wednesday 20 November 2019

*The School reserves the right to appoint someone regarding this vacancy prior to the advertised deadline, should a suitable candidate be found in this time.

More about Days Lane Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Days Lane, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 8JU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8300 1697
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