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Pupil Premium Co-Ordinator - Part-time

Dartford Science and Technology College, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4026-232S
  • Posted:10/07/2020
  • Pay:KR4 £18,129 FTE ( Actual salary £ 4106.22)
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:16/07/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Post: Pupil Premium Coordinator

 

Responsible to: Vice Principal - Pastoral and Engagement

 

Hours per week: 10 hours per week

Hours and Days to be agreed 

Weeks per year: Term time only

 

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ALL DSTC SUPPORT STAFF


To adhere to the College’s Staff Code of Conduct.

To be aware of and to follow the most up to date GDPR regulations.

Safeguarding

    • To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all young people. 
    • To undertake annual safeguarding training.
    • To follow the most up to date version of Keeping Children Safe in Education and to use identified school procedures to Recognise and Refer.

Health and Safety

    • To take personal responsibility for the health and safety of yourself, your colleagues, students and visitors.
    • To report any shortcomings in the employer’s health and safety arrangements for the protection of people at work and those who may be affected by them (this is your duty in law under the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999).

 

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • To act as a “champion” for these pupils with the aim of improving outcomes.  
  • To coordinate intensive, targeted and personalised support for Pupil Premium pupils, removing barriers to under achievement and enabling sustained and successful engagement in their education.  
  • To work with families, teachers, support staff, and appropriate external agencies in raising aspirations and achievement. 
  • To deliver and be accountable for ‘resourcing’ and ‘intervention’ on the Pupil Premium Action Plan  
  • To raise staff awareness and expectations/aspirations of all Pupil Premium pupils  
  • To encourage, facilitate and track Pupil Premium involvement in wider extracurricular activities
  • To coordinate and organise the purchase and distribution of revision guides for all Year 11 Pupil Premium students in collaboration with Directors of Learning.
  • To promote high expectations and aspirations for Pupil Premium pupils, liaising with the Assistant Vice Principal for High Attainers 
  • To support in the organisation of a ‘Revision Skills’ day for Year 10/11 with the Assistant Vice Principal Teaching and Learning and Vice Principal Pastoral.
  • To liaise with the Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) department relating to Pupil Premium pupils who have SEND
  • To record all Pupil Premium initiatives and interventions on the School’s computer records system (SIMS)  
  • To proactively support to improve the attendance of, and particularly target, persistent absence of Pupil Premium pupils   
  • Provide advice to parents on managing behavioural issues, boundaries and day-to-day routines which may affect attendance
  • To attend relevant in-service training. 
  • To work as part of the Learning Support team. 
  • Such other duties as the Principal or Governors may require from time to time. 

 

This job description is not a comprehensive definition of the post.  It will be reviewed regularly and may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the post holder.

 

Information about the school

Why work at Dartford Science and Technology College?

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on having small average class sizes and excellent pastoral care. This is a place where "pupils achieve well and thrive" and "all groups of pupils achieve well" (Ofsted March 2017). Ofsted graded the school Good overall and Good in each category and noted that "there is a positive climate for learning throughout the school".

Lessons at DSTC have a calm and purposeful atmosphere with the students showing a genuine interest in learning. Our teachers tell us they enjoy being able to teach and enable the students to learn with very little disruption.

We are a Co-operative Trust school and are committed to supporting our workforce to be the best they can be. We can offer accelerated professional development with a personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. Our new staff will have unparalleled opportunities to learn and bring excellent practice to bear in raising achievement for the students of DSTC.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 222445

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.