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Job Ref No. ECC0-156S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Point 7-11, Essex Local Government Pay Scale
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 07/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 14th June 2024  

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Job Role: Pastoral Assistant

Hours: 37 per week (8:15am - 4:30pm including a 45minute unpaid break per day)

Pay Scale: Point 7-11

Working Weeks: 39 (Term time plus inset days)

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Epsilon Star Multi Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Pastoral Assistant to work at Kents Hill Junior School based in Benfleet, Essex.

Kents Hill Junior School is a popular and friendly school that strongly believes in providing children with exciting, creative and diverse learning experiences, which build their enthusiasm for education and help them to grow positively as Global Citizens.

We are looking for a Pastoral Assistant who:

· Works under the direction of the Head of Academy and Deputy Head of Academy, in partnership with other professionals, to support pupils with emotional and social needs in line with codes of practice and school policies and procedures.

· Has an understanding of the developmental, emotional, social, and educational issues of children and young people.

· Supports pupils and families within the school environment to identify and manage early intervention and refer to external agencies as required.

· Supports the DSL/DDSL with any safeguarding issues/cases as and when they arise.

· Cares passionately about the wellbeing of all pupils.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work alongside a welcoming, dedicated and supportive team as well as a strong professional development ethos and caring atmosphere where everyone is valued.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is of primary importance to the school and the Trust. We are committed to safer recruitment practice and full pre-employment checks, including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be completed for the successful candidate.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please review the detailed job description and person specification for further information.

Please note, we reserve the right to close this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we would urge candidates to submit an application at the earliest opportunity.

If you would like to discuss the role further or arrange a visit to the school please contact or telephone 01268 750555 to arrange an appointment.

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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Epsilon Star Multi Academy Trust
Kents Hill Road, South Benfleet
Essex, SS7 5PS
Telephone: 01268 750 555

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