Pastoral Support Manager (Maternity)

Durham Sixth Form CentreDurham, County

Position: Pastoral Support Manager 

Hours of Work: Full time, 37 hours per week, term time plus 10 days

Contract: Maternity Cover (01.09.21–27.05.22)

Salary:  Term time plus 10 days: £30,403 (pro rata) 

(Subject to NJC LGS pay increase tbc from 1st April 2021)

Start Date:  1st September 2021

This is an exciting time to join Durham Sixth Form Centre; we are an oversubscribed post-16 institution; our results are significantly above National Averages; we are expanding our premises; we have gained external recognition and national awards for our work. 

We know that the very best way to provide outstanding education is to ensure our staff are outstanding.  With this in mind we wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Pastoral Support Manager to cover the maternity leave of one of our existing PSMs and to work alongside other members of the Pastoral Team and Student Support Services.

The successful candidate will have exceptional planning and time management skills; be able to inspire and challenge both students and colleagues; have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders including students, parents, the media and governors; and be committed to working in an inclusive environment in support of the values, vision, purpose and direction of Durham Sixth Form Centre.  

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to on, or before the closing date:  

  • A completed Application Form.
  • A supporting letter of application of a maximum of two sides of A4, which includes information under the following titles: 
  1. Why are you interested in applying for the role?
  2. How would your skills meet the needs of the post? 
  3. What ‘extra’ would you bring to the role if appointed.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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