Pastoral Support Worker, Waltham Forest

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Frederick Bremer SchoolWaltham Forest

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 5 P12-16 (£24,462 -£26,274) (pro rata) Outer London Weighting
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Pastoral Support Officer. This is a key role within the school and promotes positive outcomes for pupils with identified barriers. The successful candidate will be attached to a Year group working closely with the Head of Year to support pupils with a range of needs including attendance, behaviour, medical, SEMH, safeguarding and transitions. The successful candidate will support students on their caseload either 1-to-1 or in groups, working closely with parents/guardians, teachers and other professionals. This role requires a candidate who is proactive, has resilience and has the ability to relate well to children and adults.  The role resides in the Pastoral Team and is highly supported by all departments within the school. The candidate will also provide day-to-day operation support through contributing to on-call, intervention room and student reception/first aid duties.

 The school was rated good in all areas by Ofsted in 2015 and we are on a trajectory of continuous improvement. We are committed to high quality learning and teaching for all pupils, ensuring all pupils make rapid progress regardless of their starting point. The successful candidate will join an experienced and successful pastoral team committed to collaborative working.  Frederick Bremer is a popular and over-subscribed school which enjoys excellent state of the art facilities in a new building. We also offer a personalised professional development programme for all teachers, to enable them to continual enhance their practice.


Equal opportunities are at the heart of how we operate at Frederick Bremer. We have a diverse staff body whose identities are respected and valued.  We are always seeking to add to the diversity of our staff and we actively welcome applicants who identify as BAME or other minority groups. We also welcome applicants who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics of the 2010 Equalities Act. We have range of strategies to promote staff well-being including a new bespoke well-being curriculum for all pupils. Diversity and equality are central to our values at Frederick Bremer. We also offer opportunities for flexible and part time work arrangements.   


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance


For more information and an application pack please see our website  www.bremer.org.uk or contact Nosheen Niazi on 020 8498 3340 or email recruitment@bremer.waltham.sch.uk. If you would like to visit the school before submitting your application please contact us.


Completed application forms should be returned or emailed to recruitment@bremer.waltham.sch.uk by 12pm on Monday 22 April 2019. Interviews to be held during the week commencing 22nd April 2019. 




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Siddeley Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4EY, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8498 3340
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