Pastoral Manager

  • Job Reference: 1236615455-2
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Timeplan Education Group Ltd
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Salary: £26,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

TimePlan Education is seeking to recruit well-qualified, experienced and forward-thinking Pastoral Manager to join an Inclusion team within an 11-18 academy in Lewisham. You will have experience of working with young people and have the skills to liaise with all stakeholders. This role requires the use of diplomacy and tact at all times. You must be an excellent communicator, both orally and in writing and have exceptional administrative and organisational skills.

Main Areas of Responsibility

Leadership Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the whole School Improvement Plan in conjunction with the Key Stage Coordinator and Pastoral Lead (AP)
  • To contribute to the development of effective monitoring and evaluation of pastoral systems and to support the School Self Evaluation Form (SEF)
  • To contribute to and support the Key Stage Learning Co-ordinator in planning programmes of intervention for those students who show significant underachievement and barriers to learning.

Student management

  • To participate in the development and implementation of strategies to maintain acceptable student behaviour.
  • To be responsible for the management of student behaviour within the year group e.g. use of detentions, reports, telephone calls and letters home, meetings with parents, referral to seclusion unit, recommendation for exclusion to the Assistant Principal
  • To develop and implement strategies to ensure that the year group attendance and punctuality is at or above the school target.
  • To develop and manage systems for the monitoring and tracking of students out of lessons.
  • To establish and manage a programme of enrichment activities for the Year group to enhance motivation and raise attainment.
  • To motivate and reward student and work with teachers to ensure they continue to motivate as well as challenge students.
  • To participate with the Key Stage Learning Coordinators in the planning and delivery of year group assemblies that promote learning and achievement as appropriate.
  • To lead in the development of effective relationships with parents using a variety of communication systems e.g. meeting with parents, phone calls, letters and attending parent events.
  • To establish and maintain effective administration systems both manual and electronic to ensure that every students information is up to date and accurate.

Student welfare

  • To lead in the development of robust and effective student welfare strategies to ensure that students welfare is managed and monitored.
  • To develop and implement effective strategies for conflict resolution for managing student and staff relationships
  • To be responsible for implementation and monitoring of the schools policy on uniform within the year group, including disciplinary procedures and parental contact/meetings as required.
  • To be responsible in the event of very serious incidents, for the collating of information required by the Key Stage Learning Co-ordinator or Senior Management for disciplinary action
  • To establish and manage systems for the support and guidance of students during examinations, utilising all available stakeholders.
  • To develop, build and maintain relationships with outside agencies who may become involved with individual students.
  • To lead in student welfare meetings with external agencies or other school groups as required.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A good standard of education
  • Evidence of pastoral related training
  • Evidence of recent relevant ICT training
  • Current First Aid certification, or willingness to undergo training
  • Current mini-bus licence or willingness to undergo training to get one
  • Experience of working with students from the 11-16 age range
  • Experience of using ICT to monitor attendance and punctuality, or willingness to undergo training
  • Experience of developing student autonomy through strategies such as peer mentoring
  • Experience of using extra-curricular activities to enhance motivation and attainment
  • Experience of raising levels of attendance and punctuality through rigorous monitoring, reporting and follow-up action
  • Experience of using ICT for curriculum and administration purposes

When you join the TimePlan Education family, you not only have easy access to the best teaching jobs in the market, you will benefit from having a team of education experts championing your career and caring about your success. Yes, we'll find you a classroom where you can flourish, but we'll also give you ongoing career support and professional development to ensure you're up to date with the latest teaching techniques and regularly check in with you to ensure you're happy and thriving.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact David at TimePlan Education on .