Pastoral Support Worker
(Temporary for this academic year to cover maternity leave)
Salary Scale: Grade 5 scale 19-22 (£21,074 - £23,111)
Actual Pro-rata Salary £16,313 - £17,890 Hours of Work: Mon – Friday 8.15am – 3.30pm plus (38 weeks – Term Time only) plus 18 hours (Teacher Days). 77.41% FTE
Soar Valley is an outstanding school where ‘teaching is exemplary’ and ‘students are proud to belong to the college’ (Ofsted November 2014). We are seeking to appoint a highly competent and enthusiastic Pastoral Support Worker to join our successful Inclusion team, ensuring the highest achievement and behaviour for students, particularly those experiencing challenges.
This is ideal for a person with a genuine passion for supporting children’s learning, someone who is capable of making a real difference in our school and who believes there are no limits to what our children can achieve. The role is highly rewarding and varied. You will support children of all ages overcome issues such as poor attendance, lack of self-esteem, behavioural and emotional difficulties or social and learning challenges. You will work with small groups and on a one to one basis, working closely with other professionals and liaising with parents and carers.
Soar Valley College is an 11 to 16 school that is committed to high standards, raising achievement and developing excellence in our staff and students. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Further details are available on our website. Interested candidates are welcome to visit the school before making an application should they wish, in which case please contact Smita Stone, SLT PA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9am Monday 17th September 2018.