Pastoral Support Worker

Roding Valley High School, Loughton

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Job Ref No. ECC4499-329 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 5 Points 9-12
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/12/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: Interview date to be confirmed  

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Pastoral Support Worker

Contract term: Permanent Immediate

Start Hours: 37 hours per week

Term Time & Inset Days

Salary: Scale 5 Point 9 -12 Actual Salary: £22381 - £23813 (depending on experience)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic person to support the Behaviour, Inclusion and Attendance team. The successful candidate will be a committed individual who will develop a comprehensive understanding of our students' attendance and welfare needs as well as the ethos of our school in order to provide outstanding operational and administrative support to promote whole school attendance and behaviour strategies. This role is an exciting and varied one dedicated to improving student welfare by providing great levels of guidance to our students and families in a supportive role to our existing leaders of attendance and behaviour.

The school has recently been inspected by Ofsted and to quote the Lead Inspector;"This is a very good school with an outstanding Sixth Form." "Pupils are proud to attend Roding Valley High School. From the time they arrive in Year 7, to when they leave the sixth form, they respond to leaders' high expectations. Parents are positive about the education the school provides. Typical comments praise 'the aspirations for every child'and the 'caring support' from staff."Ofsted September 2022

The ability to communicate in a warm, supportive, understanding and professional manner is crucial. Excellent spoken and written communication, coupled with excellent IT skills is essential.

We can offer:

● A friendly and supportive working environment

● A comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development

● Bike to work Scheme

● Freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities

It is an exciting time in the history of the school with the excellent outcomes, above average progress rates, further development of the sixth form, expansion of pupil numbers, a new building which has provided a state-of-the-art learning environment and two new all-weather sports facilities. The outcomes evidence the continued improvement journey of the school and our visitors to the school, comment on the welcoming and positive culture. For further information see the website - this would be an excellent role for a graduate, someone considering a career in education or social care.

If you would like more information on this vacancy please contact Dan Charlton- Headteacher on

Closing date: Noon on Friday 1 December 2023 Interviews will take place on TBC

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
  • The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs
  • and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.
In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Roding Valley High School is a successful 11-18 school in Loughton and is part of The Chelmsford Learning Partnership. Currently catering for around 1400 pupils, this school boasts an excellent local reputation and fantastic facilities which provide an excellent working and learning environment. The school was graded “good” with outstanding features at the last Ofsted.

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

Paige Larkin
Roding Valley High School
Alderton Hill, Loughton
Essex, IG10 3JA
Telephone: 02085081173

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