Pastoral Support Coach, Leeds

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The Stephen Longfellow AcademyLeeds

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,592-19,293
Contract term: Permanent

Pastoral Support Coach  

Location: The Stephen Longfellow Academy, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0LZ

Start: ASAP 

Salary: C1 (TTO + 5 days) 

Hours of work: 37   

Actual salary: £17,592-19,293  

The post is subject to the successful applicant completing a 6 month probationary period. 

The successful candidate will provide a first class service for the academy. Working as part of the Inclusion Team, we are looking to appoint an Attendance and Welfare Officer who: 

  • Is a compassionate individual with a practical approach to providing support and challenge regarding the punctuality and attendance of our students 
  • Has a positive and flexible approach 
  • A person who can communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality 
  • Is tenacious and does not stop until the required outcome is achieved.   

The purpose of this post is to analyse and identify student absences and take appropriate action to support students/ parent/carers to and from the academy.  We feel very strongly that young people need to be educated in the widest sense of the word, including an understanding of the impact of their attendance on their academic achievements.   

The ability to work independently and with initiative is essential, as are the skills required to be a successful team player in a fast-paced environment. A positive outlook, and the ability to work under pressure with an appreciation of confidentiality is very important.  

An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download from The GORSE Academies Trust website (, by email to  If you would like to know more about The Stephen Longfellow Academy, please visit our website at  

CV’s not accepted  

Closing date: Tuesday 17 October 2017 (12 noon) 

Interviews: Thursday 19 October 2017 

The Stephen Longfellow Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

For further information about the Academy visit the website   

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More about The Stephen Longfellow Academy
Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 16 years
Address: C/o Bruntcliffe Academy, Bruntcliffe Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 468 5999

The Stephen Longfellow Academy is named in honour of a colleague who worked across many schools in the Leeds city region and established an outstanding reputation as a man who cared deeply about the most vulnerable and most challenging pupils in our ...