Pastoral Support Assistant

Manningtree High School, Manningtree
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Job Ref No. ECC5470-101S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £22,183-£24,491
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/04/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Required September 2021

We wish to appoint a highly organised, firm, effective person to provide efficient and proactive support within the Pastoral Team.

Duties will include liaising with parents, students and staff and dealing with all aspects of daily pastoral/behaviour issues at an appropriate level. The successful candidate will take statements and collate information in response to incidents of challenging behavior, maintain records on SIMs (School management system) in relation to sanctions and rewards and meet with targeted students to discuss how they can improve their learning.

Excellent communication skills are necessary.

You should be aware that referees will be required to answered detailed questions about you and any disciplinary issues that you have been involved in.

Manningtree High School holds a Code of Conduct which all members of the school are expected to abide by or conform to.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please contact Carol Sinclair as soon as possible for more information. 01206 399624

Information about the School

Manningtree High School is a special place with a welcoming atmosphere and a friendly feel. We believe that children achieve their best when they are happy, safe and well know by their teachers and the other adults who work at the school. 800 students from 11-16 means that Manningtree High School is smaller than most other secondary schools, we are very well placed to know the students and how to help them achieve their best.

Ofsted 2014: "Students are strong advocates of the school. Students take up many leadership opportunities and make significant contributions within the school. Teachers create a good atmosphere for learning. The relationships between teachers and students are strong. The school has taken very successful actions to ensure that the students are proud to be part of the school. One student stated, ‘The school cares about you.’ Students’ behaviour in and around the school is good. They feel safe. Students are very polite and courteous to one another and toward staff and visitors. The curriculum is wide in scope in a manner that enriches the lives of the students and strengthens their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Progress across the school is good. Students' attitudes to learning are good in most lessons and occasionally outstanding. Students have good levels of concentration and generally show a desire to learn. The school works well in local partnership within a consortium."

One of our most recent external recognitions has been for our international work. We have links with schools in China, The Gambia and Namibia with further work planned. The students travelled to Morocco in 2015.

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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Contact Information

Carol Sinclair
Manningtree High School
Colchester Road
Lawford, Manningtree
Essex, CO11 2BW
Telephone: 01206 399624

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