Sixth Form Pastoral Leader vacancy at West Walsall E-ACT Academy

Closed
Salary: £18,145.00 - £21,260.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: National Recruitment Hub
Location: Walsall
Closing Date: 13/07/2022 09:00
Email: Recruit@E-ACT.org.uk

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 15/07/2022
Start Date: 01/09/2022
Contracted Term: TTO - Term time only
Contracted Hours: 37.00
Contracted Weeks: 38.000
Department: Admin
Pay Grade: NJC 9 - 17
Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Advert

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for Pastoral Leader to join the team here at West Walsall E-ACT Academy. You will provide high quality and efficient administration to the Post 16 facility, working collaboratively with other Post 16 staff within the Academy in meeting the academic, pastoral and other needs of the students.


  • To oversee the Post 16 area throughout the day and during break times, supporting students in managing their behaviour and maintaining a well-ordered environment in the Post 16 area
  • To ensure students adhere to the signing in and out procedures.
  • To monitor unauthorised absences and absences to lessons and support improved standards by communicating with parents and students in conjunction with HOY, logging communications on SIMS.
  • To administer the Post-16 recruitment processes and to support the Post 16 HOY to arrange student interviews.
  • To record and pass accurate messages to Academy staff and students.
  • To maintain and update a Post 16 diary
  • To receive any deliveries of internal and external resources
  • To place orders for departmental resources 


For a full description of the role, see the job description and job specification.


Salary - £18,145 - £21,260 - FTE: £21,269 - £24,920 - 37 hours per week - Term Time Only


Our Academy- EACT West Walsall


An 11-18 Academy in Walsall resolutely focused on improving the life chances of all our students and inspiring them to reach their full potential.


We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

 

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our Academy is: Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.


  • Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
  • Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
  • A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.


Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to two E-ACT academies in Reedswood E-ACT Academy and West Walsall E-ACT Academy.

 

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.

 

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

 

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.


In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.


What the trust offers in return:


  • Competitive local Government Pension Scheme
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career
  • Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme
  • 24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme


E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

 

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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JD - Post 16 Pastoral Leader.pdf JD- Post 16 Pastoral Leader

Safeguarding Information

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.


​​​​​​​E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Qualifications

Qualification Title Grade
Relevant safeguarding qualification and/or training
Desirable
5 GCSEs including Maths and English (grade 4-9) or equivalent
Essential
Counselling/mental health/behaviour improvement qualification
Desirable
NVQ 2/3 qualification in Administration
Desirable

Skills

Relevant Experience
Experience of using the Microsoft Office suite to intermediate level or above
Desirable
Experience of administrative or secretarial work
Desirable
Experience of working front of house/reception
Desirable
Experience of working in a team
Desirable
Experience of dealing with sensitive and confidential student information
Desirable
Personal Attributes
Ability to work effectively within a team environment
Desirable
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, parents and students
Desirable
Relevant Skills
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders using a variety of media
Desirable
Good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
Desirable
Ability to use ICT and other specialist equipment and resources
Desirable
Ability to prioritise workload effectively to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Desirable
Ability to hold difficult conversations confidently and effectively
Desirable
Ability to use software, spreadsheets, databases and other packages effectively
Desirable
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