Pastoral Support Officer

The James Hornsby School, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC4007-382S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 4/6 Point 6-17
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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Pastoral Support Officer

37 hours per week, 8am - 4pm Monday to Thursday 8am - 3.30pm Fridays, Term time plus non-pupil days

Scale 4/6 Point 6-17 (Actual salary £17,649 to £21,812 inc Outer Fringe)

Required: ASAP

A vacancy has arisen for a confident, self-motivated and passionate individual to join our Pastoral team to help remove barriers to learning and success. The successful candidate will need to be integral to enhancing the life chances of all our young people with a focus on attitudes to learning and engagement.

Good IT Skills are essential, preferably with sound experience in Word and Excel. Knowledge of SIMS will be an advantage. Whilst experience within an education setting is not a requirement, it would be desirable.

You should have the ability to adapt to unpredictable and challenging situations and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a positive approach to working effectively with all members of the school community and wider organisations. This is a public facing role, so fluency in English is essential.

Our school is a dynamic learning environment, where all students are encouraged to aspire towards their very best. We challenge our students to achieve ambitious goals and to never settle for second best. If you feel you could contribute to this ethos and enhance it further, please contact us.

For more information contact Leeann Howsego, HR Manager

Closing date: Midnight 15th May 2022

CVs alone will not be accepted. CV's submitted by an agency will not be considered

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Information about the School

The James Hornsby School, is a successful school with Investors in People Gold status, which can offer students the opportunity to reach their full potential in a supportive and caring environment. Our students are proud of their school and enjoy so many different parts of school life including trips, visits and many other activities both in and outside of the normal school day.

We believe that it is essential that we work in partnership with the students, parents/carers and both local and international communities to enable our students to be prepared for their future lives. Our school motto, 'Together We Excel' reflects this belief. Staff at The James Hornsby School work incredibly hard, along with Governors and Parents, to ensure we offer the best educational opportunities possible.

The James Hornsby School is a forward thinking school, continually looking for new ways to provide the best learning environment and learning opportunities for our students. We are at the centre of the local community and open our doors outside of the normal school day to support learning and recreational opportunities in the local community. We are aiming for excellence and we invite you to come and see for yourselves.

Quotes from our May 2016 Ofsted report: "This school is well led. The Headteacher and leaders have worked with determination to create a culture where pupils share a 'lifelong love of learning' and achieve their best". "School leaders have succeeded in bringing pupils together into a positive, caring school community which promotes high expectations for attitudes towards learning, relationships and attendance."

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

Leeann Howsego
Leinster Road
Laindon, Basildon
Essex, SS15 5NX
Telephone: 01268 582400

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