Pastoral Support Officer, Hillingdon

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oak Wood SchoolHillingdon

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Scale Point 7 – 10, FTE £22,377 – £23,607 per annum (£18,310.40 – £19,316.88 pro rata, per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

"We Dream, We Learn, We Grow”

34.5 hours per week

39 weeks per year (term time only + five training days)

Oak Wood is a vibrant and aspirational community where pupils are encouraged to excel in all aspects of school life.

Teaching within our new build, which has fantastic facilities for all subjects, it is an exciting time to join Oak Wood. The school is very popular, rapidly expanding and under new leadership. Working closely with our partner school, Swakeleys School for Girls (Ofsted Outstanding), we are entering a new and exciting phase of our development.

This is an excellent opportunity for inspirational, enthusiastic and well-qualified staff to join our ambitious team. Training and support for all staff, including development of leadership potential, is at the heart of our vision for school improvement.

As part of our growth, we currently have a number of vacancies for Pastoral Support.  

This role will provide support for students who are struggling to fully engage in education. The successful candidate will support students on issues including behaviour, engagement and attendance. The ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and parents is imperative in ensuring that effective pastoral support is provided for all pupils. Previous experience working with young people facing barriers to learning will be advantageous for the role.

Oak Wood School is a truly inclusive school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. The curriculum is well-balanced and reflects the needs of all our students and the local community whilst we we cater for the academic and vocational subjects.

In addition we offer:

  • On-site parking including electric charging facilities.
  • Staff Wellbeing Programme.
  • Childcare and cycle to school vouchers.
  • Excellent transport links (by train 45 minutes to central London), bus routes 427, 278 & U2, train (Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway and Underground (Metropolitan & Piccadilly).
  • Training & development opportunities.
  • On-site catering facilities.

Please visit our website at www.oakwoodhillingdon.org.uk for an application pack or alternatively email hr@oakwoodhillingdon.org.uk 

Closing date: Sunday 23 February 2020.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We are committed to equal opportunities and request any potential applicant to contact our HR department as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

Oak Wood is fully committed to safeguarding and an enhanced DBS disclosure is an essential requirement for all posts at the school.



More about Oak Wood School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Sutton Court Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 0EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1895 237350
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Oak Wood School is a friendly and vibrant community where individuals thrive and feel happy, secure, confident and valued. Our approach combines an intellectually rigorous and challenging academic environment with outstanding pastoral care and s...