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Pastoral Manager - Full-time

Strood Academy, Strood

  • Ref:MED887-6905-218S
  • Posted:21/12/2018
  • Pay:(£16,114 - £20,596 actual salary)
  • Start Date:Jan 2019
  • App Close Date:14/01/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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About the role: Strood Academy has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Pastoral Manager to join us in late January 2019.  Our successful candidate will demonstrate strong organisational skills whilst managing a variety of tasks, will be very personable and approachable, and will have the ability to build good working relationships with our students.  On a daily basis you'll be in contact with students, various members of staff, parents and external agencies - this is a busy and fast-paced role so we'd love to hear from candidates who are keen to be part of our collaborative and supportive environment.    

We invite applicants to consult the Job Description and Person Specification for further information by clicking here.  The working basis for this role is 37 hours per week during Term Time plus 2 additional weeks inset.  The remuneration offered is commensurate with experience (NJC Scale C1 between £18,672 - £23,866 full-time equivalent, £16,114 - £20,596 actual salary per annum).   

Working with us:  Since opening in 2009, our academy has transformed the educational opportunities and outcomes for girls and boys in Strood.  Strood Academy joined Leigh Academies Trust in January 2017 and the improvement in academic performance has been driven by a talented and committed workforce, the hard work of our students, and support from parents and our community.  Our new buildings in Carnation Road were designed in partnership with Nicholas Hare and built by BAM as our main contractor at a cost of £26m. We opened in September 2012 and have outstanding learning environments and outside areas as well as fantastic sports facilities. The buildings reflect our education vision of creating a mature and purposeful educational environment where children of all abilities can learn and thrive.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  Leigh Academies Trust operates multiple academies across the South East, including one in the pre-opening phase. It is responsible for the education of over 10,000 pupils from ages 3 to 19 and seeks excellence in all that it does. Its mission is to shape the lives of young people for the better and in doing so, transform the communities in which they live. Its academies have benefited from over £100m of capital investment and are privileged to employ over 2,000 highly talented staff between them.  For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages

What are we looking for in you?:  As a Trust, we seek to recruit talented individuals that can not only help to build the success of our academies but also people that are engaging and passionate about what they do. We are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust. 

Information about the school

Working for Strood Academy: Since opening in 2009, our academy has transformed the educational opportunities and outcomes for girls and boys in Strood. The improvement in academic performance has been driven by a talented and committed workforce, the hard work of our students, and support from parents and our community. Our new buildings in Carnation Road were designed in partnership with Nicholas Hare and built by BAM as our main contractor at a cost of £26m. They opened in September 2012 and have outstanding learning environments and outside play areas as well as fantastic sports facilities. The buildings reflect our education vision of creating a mature and purposeful educational environment where children of all abilities can learn and thrive.

Our core values are creativity, collaboration, distinctiveness, respect and sustainability which are embedded and evident in all of our activities. We have a growing roll call of 1400 children, including 200 in Sixth Form. Working in our Academy takes a lot of dedication and hard work, but for the right individuals it can be an incredibly rewarding experience and contribute significantly to personal and professional development. Leigh Academies Trust invite those with the relevant expertise and ambition to join them in supporting a learning institution capable of preparing students for the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: Strood Academy will be fully integrated into Leigh Academies Trust from January 2017 and as part of this planned move, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

As part of the cluster; structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lucy White
  • Address:Carnation Street, Strood, Rochester, Kent, ME2 2SX
  • Telephone: 01634 717121
  • Email: LWhite@stroodacademy.org

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.