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Pastoral Assistant - Term Time

White Cliffs Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2315-44S
  • Posted:31/03/2021
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:Negotiable
  • App Close Date:21/04/2021 at 14:00
  • Interviews:Friday 30 April 2021

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White Cliffs Primary School are looking to appoint a proactive, enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated individual as a Pastoral Assistant.

Start date: As soon as possible, but no later than 1 September 2021

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Pupil and Parent Support Manager.  You will work as part of the Safeguarding and Wellbeing Team, providing programmes and interventions to individuals and small groups of children.

You will need to be organised, empathetic, calm and resilient with both children and adults, and have excellent communication and negotiating skills. The key role will be to advocate for the children and help them overcome the barriers to learning.

The successful candidate should be educated to A level or equivalent and must have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grade C/4 (or equivalent), including Mathematics and English. Certificates will need to be shown at interview upon appointment.  This position is for a total of 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (38 weeks + 5 development days).

Salary: Kent Range 4: £18,129.00. The pro rata equates to approximately £13,696.79 per annum inclusive of annual leave entitlement.  Annual leave is not to be taken during term time.

It is strongly recommended that you come for an informal visit of the school.  Please contact Ms S Watson on 01304 206174, who will arrange for you to visit us and meet our children and staff.

Please download and complete the application form and email to: paprincipal@wcliffs.dfamat.com or download and post to Ms S Watson, PA to Headteacher, White Cliffs Primary School, St Radigund’s Road, Dover CT17 0LB.  References will be requested prior to interview.

Closing date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Interview Date: Friday 30 April 2021

Information about the school

White Cliffs Primary School is a happy and highly rewarding place to work and learn and shares a wonderful team spirit. Staff are passionate about realising the full potential of every child in our care. They are dedicated to achieving the highest possible standard.

White Cliffs has a proven track record and an excellent reputation for developing staff at all levels. We offer incredible CPD and training opportunities at White Cliffs, Pebbles Nursery and throughout the Trust.

The school is situated in the St. Radigund’s area of Dover. Overlooking the Coombe Valley, the school enjoys stunning views of Dover Castle and beautiful countryside.

We are a two-form entry primary school with the very popular Pebbles Nursery.

Outstanding provision for child and family welfare and well-being permeates the ethos of the school. The school was inspected by Ofsted in January 2019 and was graded ‘Good’ with Early Years graded ‘Outstanding.’

Ofsted said: ‘Pupils and staff enjoy warm relationships. Staff know pupils extremely well, helping to nurture and guide their development. Interactions between pupils and adults are heartfelt and genuine. In return, pupils treat the staff with the utmost respect. Pupils flourish within this trusting and caring environment.’

Our creative curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of extracurricular clubs and activities offered throughout the year which include sports clubs, craft, arts, dance, gardening and puzzle club. We also run a very popular Breakfast Club and Care After School Time (CAST) facility.

Our children enjoy coming to school and are proud of their school community. They uphold our school ethos to ‘work hard, behave well and care for one another.’

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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.