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Pastoral Support Worker - Term Time

Briary Primary School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-2569-81S
  • Posted:08/12/2022
  • Pay:TR4 £18,346 to £19,239 (pro-rata)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:02/01/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:W/C 9th January 2023


Briary Primary School is looking to appoint a Pastoral Support Worker to join our friendly, established team. The role involves mentoring pupils on an individual or group basis and supporting them in addressing barriers to learning. We aim to raise aspirations and help children achieve their full potential, as well as offering them support in understanding and being aware of other’s emotions and feelings.

The role will also involve liaising closely with class teachers, senior leaders, external agencies and parents/carers. The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills and excellent communication, listening and observation skills with the ability to build rapport, engage and motivate others.

As a successful candidate, you will be involved in school life and all that comes with this, making you an extremely valuable part of the team. You will demonstrate resilience, patience, calmness and composure; be flexible and adaptable; be literate and numerate to GCSE standard and have relevant experience, preferably with NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.

Hours are:- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 8.30am - 3.30pm and Wednesday - 8.20am - 3.30pm with half an hour lunch break.

If you require any further information then please email recruitment@briary.kent.sch.uk, where we will be happy to answer your questions.

Please send applications to recruitment@briary.kent.sch.uk using the EKC Schools Trust Application Form attached. 

We have also attached a job description.

Briary Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, satisfactory references and medical clearances.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert at anytime during the recruitment process.

Information about the school

"Widening Horizons, Raising Aspirations"

Briary Primary School is a thriving two form entry primary school in Herne Bay. During our last Ofsted inspection we were judged as good in all areas and it was recognised that there was, "an effective team, ensuring a positive climate while sharply focused on enabling adults and pupils to succeed". (Ofsted Jan 2018).

The school is a popular choice for local parents. Our curriculum provides rich and varied learning opportunities which enhance our provision. Pastoral care and support are significant strengths of what is very much a family school.

Briary School is part of the EKC Schools Trust and shares their values, managing to combine these with innovative and reflective practice which keeps abreast of current changes in education.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. All applicants will be asked to provide two referees and be subject to safeguarding checks, including full DBS check.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 742946


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.