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Pastoral Manager - Full-time

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4534-193S
  • Posted:31/03/2023
  • Pay:KR8
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Pastoral Manager

Salary: KCC Kent Range 8 £25,023 pro-rata (FTE £28,598)

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (which is currently term time plus 37 hours during school holidays).

We are seeking to appoint a confident and resilient Pastoral Manager for our Year 11 and 12 students, to work within our outstanding pastoral support team. Applicants will need to demonstrate extensive previous experience of supporting the safeguarding and wellbeing of young people and will need to be adept at data handling to ensure they can provide the best pastoral care for our students. The appointed person will work closely with the Senior Pastoral Lead, Pastoral Managers, the Academic Lead Team, and the Senior Assistant Headteacher, in providing support to students.

Our Pastoral Managers are required to work in a variety of contexts to support our students, creating Personal Education Plans, attending meetings, liaising with parents, guardians, outside agencies and the pastoral team, and implementing a range of intervention strategies.

The appointed person will be well supported by our team of professionals in developing their skills to maximise the success and happiness of our students. A commitment to continued professional development is essential and there will be significant opportunities for this.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, flexible team player to work in our high achieving grammar school.

Applicants who are shortlisted will be invited to attend an open morning at which further shortlisting will take place. Interviews of the final shortlisted applicants will take place after the open morning.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff, peripatetic teachers and volunteers to share this commitment. An online search check will be carried out on shortlisted candidates, this is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all candidates will be provided with the opportunity to address any issues of concern that come up during the search at interview.

  • Applications for this post must be made via Kent-Teach
  • Applications must be made by midday on Friday 21st April 2023
  • Interview dates TBC

Information about the school

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,300 students (with approx. 400 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding Children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Simon Langton Girls Grammar School expects all governors, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including oversees criminal background checks, where applicable. All new governors, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Elaine Wall
  • Address:Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW
  • Telephone: (01227) 463711
  • Email: ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 458363


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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 Legislation.