Pastoral Officer


Pastoral Officer
Job Reference
Peak School
Closing Date


Pastoral Officer
Weeks Per Year
Peak School
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary

Advert Details

Job Title: Pastoral Officer
Location: Peak School, Chinley, SK23 6ES
Grade/Scale: 9 (Points 16-19) £25,844 – £28,105
Start date: 01 September 2024
Contract: 37 hours per week, Term Time Only. Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner to work collaboratively with, and in support of, the Senior Leadership Team, the Pastoral team and teaching and support staff. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive care, support and guidance for staff and pupils, to ensure that our pupils are safe, happy, regulated and attending education and that staff have the necessary skills and training to ensure that this happens.

You will support staff with the pastoral welfare of pupils in all key stages. You will receive training to become a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leader and part of your role will involve ensuring that pupils receive swift support to keep them safe, identify risks and initiate rapid action. You will need to be aware of safeguarding thresholds, referrals systems for support and be able to communicate effectively with agencies, pupils and parents. Days will be varied in order to meet the needs of the pupils.

You will support staff with improving the behaviour of identified pupils. This will involve reviewing behaviour programmes, advising on strategies and working hands on to model empathic practice. The pastoral team will respond to behaviour requests for support around school. You will have a small ‘in class’ commitment each week. You will be required to deliver training to others as appropriate.

You will support good attendance and work with families to improve this when there is a concern. You will be required to support pupils with medical needs, providing interventions and administering medication in line with national, local and school policy. Training will be provided.

You will be a point of contact for families and support the induction of new pupils into school and those who are moving onto their next destination. You will also support the induction of new staff.

Benefits include: LGPS Pension Scheme, Westfield Health membership and laptop.

For further information, please contact or visit our website Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 16 June 2024 (23:59)
Interviews: 24 June 2024
We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates upon application and may close the application process prior to this date

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

PEA Pastoral Officer Candidate Information Pack May 2024.pdf

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