Pastoral Support Lead

Job summary

SalaryPay Scale 5 £24,294 – £24,702
LocationManor Field Primary School
AddressManor Field Primary School, Junction Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0PZ
Telephone No01444 233368
Required FromSeptember 2024
ContractPermanent, Full-time, Term-time
37 hours per week

Job advertisement

Job Title: Pastoral Support Lead
Grade: Pay Scale 5 £24,294 – £24,702 (pro-rata)
Contract: Monday -Friday 0800-1600 Term Time Only plus 1 week Inset Day
Qualifications preferred: Thrive trained or willing to undertake the training, previous experience working with children and leading a team
Post Accountable to: Headteacher
Other Major Contacts: Teaching and Non-Teaching staff, children, parents, outside agencies and Governors.
Grievance Officer: Line Manager
Profile To work alongside, support and lead our team of Thrive Practitioners in working with individuals and groups of children in school who are experiencing emotional health and behavioural difficulties. This will be achieved through the delivery of targeted programmes including THRIVE and whole school approaches such as MindUp.
Role & Responsibilities ● To make effective use of planned activities to deliver Thrive and other social and emotional programmes for children. ● Through the development of positive relationships and mentoring to support class teachers and teaching assistants in working with children with social and emotional health difficulties. ● To improve the academic outcomes for children with Social, Emotional Health needs ● To undertake Family Thrive training and to run parent workshops. ● To support parents in understanding and meeting the social, emotional and physical needs of their children alongside other professionals within the school. ● Monitor Thrive practitioner’s planning, preparation and execution of Thrive activities. ● To support children through the development of positive relationships, pastoral support, and the promotion of self esteem ● To carry out observations and assessments as required to monitor pupils’ progress. ● To engage in planned activities with individual pupils and small groups to develop and promote positive emotional health and well-being. ● Ensure all Thrive profiles are produced and maintained by the Thrive Practitioners. ● To have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. To follow child protection and other related policies and good practice procedures. ● To work closely with the senior leadership team by attending meetings as required ● To provide information and reports in support of multi-agency meetings as required and promote the development of positive interagency working ● To plan activities that would complement the Thrive programme ● To work alongside all of the staff within the school to promote and to share good practice. ● To undertake additional duties as required, commensurate with the level of the job. Confidentiality It is a condition of employment that staff do not disclose any information obtained in the course of their duties other than to those entitled to receive it. The post holder must ensure that the confidentiality of personal data remains secure and the terms of the Data Protection Act and relevant Group policies are met in respect of information held. This job description is indicative only and may be revised from time to time, and not less than annually, in consultation with the post holder and in the light of changing service demands, service priorities and other relevant circumstances and the post-holders personal appraisal. The post holder may also be required to provide cover in other areas following appropriate discussion.

We are committed to safeguarding and all applicants must be willing to undergo screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Posted Date:13 June 2024
Closing Date:28 June 2024
Interview Date:09/07/2024

Further information

3 Application Form - Non Teaching.doc
4. Safer Recruiting Form.doc
Thrive & Pastoral support leader Job Description.pdf

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