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Pastoral Support Manager / Head of Year - Term Time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-225S
  • Posted:19/01/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:03/02/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Shortly after the closing date



Pastoral Support Manager 

We are looking for a dedicated and organised Pastoral Support Manager with strong interpersonal skills. This role will involve working with our parents and students to ensure they have the support to successfully progress to the next chapter of their lives. You will be part of a dynamic team and dealing with behaviour issues using  restorative approaches, supporting students emotional wellbeing, monitoring reporting procedures, reintegration meetings, attendance and lateness, identifying early signs of disengagement and contributing to specific interventions to encourage re-engagement with the curriculum and school life. This is a challenging role, whilst also being one of the most rewarding. 

The successful candidate would be responsible for the care and guidance of one year group of up to 165 students.

High levels of literacy, ICT and first aid competence are essential. Experience of child protection protocols would be an advantage. Please see job description for more information. 

8am to 4pm term time, plus additional hours to be negotiated. 

Salary KR5 £20,595.00 - £21,693.00 (Full time equivalent) depending on experience. 

For further information please contact Mrs Nicki Riddle, Executive Principal’s PA at nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk or 01732 353544 ext 242.  Additional information can be found at www.hughchristie.kent.sch.uk 

Previous applicants need not apply

Hugh Christie is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Closing date: Friday 3rd February 2023




Information about the school

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Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie opened in 1957 as a co-educational school for children of all needs and abilities. Based in Tonbridge with excellent transport links, the school is housed in well maintained buildings on an attractive campus, with excellent facilities.

It is our aim that every child at Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well prepared for adult life. This website provides you with all the important information about how we try to achieve this.

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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 Education.