Pastoral Support Officer (Deputy Head of Year - Non-Teaching)
Be part of the growing team that are creating a truly exceptional new secondary school and sixth form!
“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” - 1 Peter 4:10
Closing date: 27th June 2022 at 12pm.
Responsible to the Assistant Head - Inclusion
Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to safer recruitment measures, including a DBS check.
To challenge educational and social disadvantage by leading the pastoral and academic performance of a year group in order to achieve the highest possible standards to allow students to learn, flourish and celebrate truth.
In consultation with the Senior Leadership Team, promote the culture, mission and values of the academy.
Oversee behaviour and attendance within the specified year group.
Closely monitor and track behaviour and attendance data daily and provide intervention when required.
Support and challenge students and colleagues, meet parents and liaise with external agencies.
Deliver year group and if required whole academy assemblies which are effective and impactful
Organise external speakers to support the education of current events / needs etc.
To lead strategies and increase parental engagement
Manage a tutor team, including delivery of team meetings.
Act as a role model for tutors by demonstrating high standards of pastoral care and academic monitoring of students.
Quality assure tutor times.
Ensure that events appropriate to the specific year are organised, e.g. Parents’ Evening, induction, ‘in year admissions’, tutorial programme, tutor interventions etc
To monitor and support student progress in partnership with HoY and SLT member in charge of raising achievement
Support the HoY and teachers in raising standards of progress and attainment within the year group.
Support student voice/ student council within the year group and work collaboratively with other HoYs to organise impactful events.
Ensuring that all tutors within the year team effectively implement academy policies and procedures
Support students and staff by visiting lessons daily.
To support the Educational Visits within the year Group
To ensure that successes within the year group are recognised and promoted in academy marketing, assemblies etc.
To be visible and available around the building at key times ensuring a strong visual presence at all times including the start and end of the school day; transition; break and lunch times
Supporting the management systems of the academy by undertaking duties in line with the role, including being part of the on-call rota
To lead on the rewards and sanctions behaviour points strategy for your year group
Managing the process of pastoral (behaviour) support plans for students in liaison with the Assistant Headteacher.
Support centralised detentions; manage restorative conversations between students and staff.
To investigate and resolve incidents of bullying including ongoing monitoring
Engaging with external services where required
Ensuring that behaviour is monitored, and strategies implemented across the academy
Lead a high vigilant approach to safeguarding across the year group
Manage the monitoring and follow-up sanctions relating to the policy e.g Prep, use of social media, mobile phones and uniform issues.
To be a positive role model for students around the school.
Regularly liaise with the DSL and SENDCo and report any safeguarding concerns immediately to a Designated Safeguarding Lead.
Engage fully in the academy performance management process to fulfil personal potential and be able to participate effectively in the implementation of the academy’s goals and improvement plan.
Be willing to engage in any further training to facilitate your role.
Attend and lead meetings / training and carry out administrative tasks and duties as specified on the academy calendar.
As a school in development, we are in an ideal position to ensure that our founding staff body is best placed to effectively serve our students, their families, and the local community. In recruiting to this post we are looking for candidates who are motivated to realise the talent in each and every student, and has the potential to grow and develop in their leadership experience, knowledge and skillset, as part of a growing team.
Employees of CCSA will support the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team in areas such as:
Embedding the ethos of the school as a Church of England school with an inclusive and supportive Christian ethos which welcomes, values and nurtures all students regardless of background and of faith / no faith;
Providing a balanced and broadly-based education designed to enable all students to discover their strengths and to make the most of their talents;
Ensuring that academic standards are high throughout the school, through developing the highest quality teaching and learning; ��
Engendering respect for individuality, difference, the importance of teamwork and the contribution that each student makes to the life of the school and local community;
Securing and sustaining excellence in safeguarding students’ health and well-being;
Achieving Ofsted and SIAMS inspection judgements of ‘outstanding’ / ‘excellent’; and
Establishing the school as a community hub, including through appropriate use of school facilities by community groups, and promoting community cohesion.
Interviews commencing July 2022 .
To arrange an informal enquiry, please contact Mark Bowman Dalton or Elizabeth Ford through Helen Howlings who can be contacted at email@example.com or telephone +44 121 393 3678. Further details of the school, trust and post can be found at www.bdmatschools.com and www.christchurchsecondary.org.uk
Applications should be made electronically by completing our online application form through TES.
Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust (BDMAT) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. BDMAT is a Disability Confident employer.
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