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Job details
Employer UTC Swindon
Location Swindon
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1 September 2017

Job Description – Pastoral Support Manager 

Full time, Term time only (Part time will be considered)  

Responsible to:     Assistant Principal   

Responsible for: N/A

Salary: £19,646 (FTE) Pro Rata  

Job Purpose - To support the school in implementation of its aims and objectives as specified in the UTC Swindon Improvement Plan and Policy statements.  To have a role as a support member of staff with responsibility for all aspects of the pastoral care of the students at UTC Swindon. Responsible to set high standards and high expectations in student behaviour, appearance, and to celebrate success and achievements.  They are a crucial point of contact between home and school.  

Duties and Responsibilities  Key Accountabilities/main duties (KAs):  

• To share good pastoral practice with colleagues and engage in reflective dialogue 

• To share understanding of students and strategies to manage behaviour difficulties 

• To develop a whole school restorative approach to behaviour management 

• To promote the good conduct of students 

• To build strong partnerships with parents 

• Embed a sense of responsibility within the students 

• To promote the positive ethos by encouraging social and emotional development, promoting student involvement in year group event 

• Act as the Deputy Safeguarding Lead, dealing with sensitive and confidential information.  

• Support with the management of the isolation room  To maintain good levels of communication and liaison:  

• Between colleagues

 • Between home and school 

• Between school and outside agencies 

• Between school and the students’ previous schools 

• Ensure that appropriate meetings are initiated with parents, colleagues and external agencies, in cases of special need and ensure associated forms e.g. EHR/CAF are completed as required  

• Prepare reports for and attend, case conferences when required 

• Keep the line manager informed of relevant issues  

• Maintain accurate records for students and ensure that all relevant information is forwarded to relevant colleagues 

• In liaison with all staff to produce and monitor EHR support programmes for behaviour issues  Discipline   Student Support have a responsibility to set an example to colleagues through their high expectations and student behaviour  

• Promote positive self-discipline 

• Oversee student disciplinary procedures, liaising with tutors, and Senior Leadership as appropriate 

• Reinforce acceptable standards and types of behaviour 

• Involve parents and gain their support wherever possible 

• Use restorative approaches for dealing with inappropriate behaviour whenever possible 

• Make home visits when appropriate 

• To participate in reintegration meetings for excluded students • Undertake any other duties that can be accommodated within the grading level and nature of this post.  Contacts and Relationships: 

• Senior Leadership Team 

• Subject Leaders 

• AEN team

 • Teachers 

• Students 

• Parents 

• External agency colleagues

About the employer

University Technical College Swindon is a 152-pupil secondary school with a sixth form. Situated in Swindon, has been educating students, aged between 14 and 19, since it opened in 2014. The school is based in a £11 million building in Wiltshire.&nbs...

Information about UTC Swindon
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender Mixed
Age range 14 - 19 years
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Locations and contacts

The Mill Site
Bristol Street
United Kingdom