Hours of work: 37 Hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Monday 03 August 2020
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The St Leonards Academy
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Can you provide support and guidance to our students and their families?
The St Leonards Academy are seeking a strong pastoral leader to join our team and be responsible for the care of the young people in year 9. If you have experience in working with young people and their families from a diverse range of backgrounds and are passionate about well-being and mental health, this is the role for you.
We are looking for a pastoral leader who is highly organised, resilient, and compassionate.
You will have:
- Qualifications relating to mental health, wellbeing or child development
- The ability to demonstrate knowledge of and competence against the 9 domains of the Professional Capability Framework at social work level
- The ability to develop and establish effective, collaborative partnerships and networks to promote appropriate information sharing
This is an important role in securing a complementary service to teachers and other pastoral staff, addressing the needs of students that require support to overcome barriers that impact on their learning both inside and outside of school.
To succeed in this role, you will need to:
- Be the safeguarding lead for year 9 and ensure good communication between families, other professionals, and the school
- Rigorously monitor the attendance and behaviour of the students to ensure a school-based action plan is in place to support the most vulnerable
- Develop the social, emotional and academic wellbeing of students in collaboration with external agencies
Details of how to apply, as well as a job description and person specification, can be found on the Trust's website https://careers.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk/
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.