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Job Ref No. ECC2012-53S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £24,657 pro rata, £17,260 actual salary
Position Start Date: 11/02/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/01/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 04/02/2019  

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£24,657 pro rata, £17,260 actual salary

30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Hamford Primary Academy is part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) a network of over 60 primary, secondary and special academies across the country.

We are looking for a Pastoral Care Coordinator to assist the pastoral support to our children.

You will:

Share our core framework and characteristics outlined above
Bring drive, determination and a commitment to raising standards
Believe in inclusion and achievement for all children
Will buy into our whole school values of happy, helpful and honest
Is committed to wanting the very best for our children
Have a passion for learning and high expectations of children's achievement and behaviour
Have a strong knowledge of safeguarding and pastoral care within a school setting
Be confident in dealing with some sensitive challenges and work closely with the children and their families accordingly
Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
Be a strong team member who will work in partnership with staff, governors, parents and the wider community
Be reflective and take responsibility for your own professional development
Over the last five years the academy has undergone a significant transformation with a learning community grounded in our core framework (vision, mission, values and colleague pledges). In addition we place great emphasis on developing children's character in order to prepare them for the challenges that lie ahead in both their education and life. As a result, the six Hamford characteristics of be responsible, be curious, be resilient, have integrity, be compassionate and be reflective, are explicitly taught and embedded through the assemblies and learning opportunities provided across the curriculum.

We pride ourselves on challenging our team to exceed their potential through effective professional development based on self reflection and self directed learning and active research. Central to this is our teaching and learning blog

Prospective candidates are very welcome to visit or have an informal discussion about this role. Please email Kevin Smith at or contact by phone on 01255 673415.

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life. Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.

Our values are:

Be unusually brave
Discover what's possible
Push the limits
Be big-hearted
We offer:

A caring academy with a strong ethos of inclusion and providing the best opportunities for our children
A professional challenge
The chance to make a significant contribution to the future achievement and success of our academy
Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
Access to CPD to enable you to grow and develop in your role
Teachers' Pension Scheme
Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That's why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite
This position is required to commence as soon as possible.

Closing date: Thursday 31 January 2019.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Find your remarkable, apply today:

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Information about the School

Hamford Primary Academy serves the areas of Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze. The school has very pleasant surroundings and at present we have 336 wonderful children on roll and we are expanding by the week!

Welcome to Hamford Primary Academy, a place that strives to ensure that children get the very best opportunities to achieve the highest possible outcomes and where high quality learning is at the heart of everything we do.

We are a vibrant school within the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) Group that is developing a curriculum relevant for the 21st Century. We place great emphasis on developing children’s character in order to prepare them for the challenges that lie ahead in both their education and life. We strive to allow our children to be responsible, be curious, be resilient, have integrity, be compassionate and be reflective. These are all crucial in developing an environment in which all children will develop independent, caring and confident personalities, aware of their own ‘sparks’ and of the most effective ways to further develop these.

Our vision is to inspire a culture of limitless learning and endless possibilities.

Our mission is to provide opportunities to challenge and be challenged.

Our values are happy because we are excited to learn, eager to explore and keen to meet a challenge; helpful because we encourage and support each other, welcome everyone and are a kind, caring community; honest because we tell the truth, play by the rules and be ourselves.

We promote passion, drive and a willingness to give the very best to ensure lifelong memories for our remarkable pupils.

If you would like to make an appointment to come and look round the academy, please contact Kevin Smith at

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Kevin Smith
Elm Tree Avenue, Walton-on-the-Naze
Essex, CO14 8TE
Telephone: 01255 673415

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