School Pastoral Manager, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Highcrest AcademyHigh Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,951.24 per annum (April pay rise pending)
Contract term: Permanent

A “fresh start” school now firmly “Good” – join our team on the way to outstanding.

“The growing house system encourages competition between not only students but also staff, which creates a real community feeling, making it an enjoyable place to work.” ... Head of Humanities

“I’d definitely say our INSET and CPD programme/sessions are far better than anything I’ve seen or heard of from other schools.” ... Head of Art

Ofsted recognised our truly innovative approach to delivering personalised CPD. Inspired by Harry Beck’s London Underground Tube map, our staff (passengers), choose their destination, the lines they wish to travel, and the stops they want to get off at. Many staff are also drivers sharing their expertise with colleagues.

You will support the Heads of Learning in delivering exceptional pastoral support. This will be achieved through combinations of the following:

  • Mentoring of pupils
  • Management of pupil progress and assessment
  • Management of pupils’ behaviour
  • Management of resources
  • Management of external liaison
  • Co-ordination of interventions

If you want to really make a difference in the lives of young people, then The Highcrest Academy could be the school for you; a thriving school in the heart of the community with free on-site parking and “Friday Biscuits”! Experience of working in a school would be an advantage.

Just 30 minutes by train from Central London, The Highcrest Academy is the first All Ability Academy in in the county of Buckinghamshire. It is culturally diverse and a vibrant school making it a fantastic place to work. We have some students who will need all your support and yet we also featured in the national Ofsted report (2016) for providing challenge to the most able. Does this enthuse you? There are approximately 950 students on roll, which includes the Sixth Form. A new building programme will begin later this year to increase our Sixth Form, sports and recreational facilities for both students and staff.

For more information, please download the attached job description and person specification. 

To apply, please click the 'apply' button where you'll be able to complete an online application form.

Closing date: Friday 23 March at 12 noon

Interview date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

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More about The Highcrest Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Hatters Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 7NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 529866
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