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Pastoral Support Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
19/11/2020
Advert End Date:
04/12/2020 23:59
Salary:
£23,541 - £27,041 pro rata
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
202192
Employment Location:
Wellfield School

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Dec


Further information

PASTORAL SUPPORT OFFICER Required from January 2021
Grade 7, (£23,541- £27,041 pro rata)
Permanent
37hrs per week, term time plus two weeks

We are seeking to appoint someone with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with young people and adults, combining tact, diplomacy and discretion. The successful candidate will be well organised, self-confident, enthusiastic and motivated and enjoy working with young people. They will provide support for the Assistant Head for Behaviour for Learning and work closely with Heads of Learning.

The school received its second ‘Good’ from Ofsted in June 2018, but does in fact have many outstanding features.

As part of BSF the school had an £8.5 million refurbishment so facilities are state of the art. There is also a floodlit, FA standard, 3G multi purpose sports facility on site which will support both the development of school and community sport. Situated only 8 miles to the east of Durham City the school is well located for access to the A19 and A1(M). It is also within comfortable driving distance of affordable housing and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Calculation of term time only plus two weeks’ pay

Term time only plus two additional weeks’ pay is calculated on the basis of the following:
• Number of ‘teaching’ weeks – 38 weeks; plus
• Public (bank) holidays – 1.6 weeks (8 days); plus
• Two additional weeks, inclusive of CPD – 2 weeks; plus
• Individual leave entitlement - 5.2 weeks (26 days) or 6.2 weeks (31 days)
Individual leave entitlement is calculated on the length of continuous service.
Employees with less than 5 years’ service will receive 26 days annual leave.
Employees with more than 5 years’ service will receive 31 days annual leave.
For example:

Calculation for employees with less than 5 years’ service:
40 weeks (term time plus 2) + 26 days (annual leave) + 8 days (public holidays) = 46.8 weeks’ pay, to be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

Calculation for employees with more than 5 years’ service:
40 weeks (term time plus 2) + 31 days (annual leave) + 8 days (public holidays) = 47.8 weeks’ pay, to be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment to this post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service).

This post is not open to job share.

Application packs are available from the school website (www.wellfieldschool.net) or from Mrs L Willis at the school (l.willis@wellfieldschool.net)

Closing date for applications: Friday 4th December 2020
Interviews during week beginning 14th December 2020

Wellfield School
North Road East,
Wingate,
Co Durham
TS28 5AX

Tel: 01429 838783
Email: contact@wellfieldschool.net
Website: www.wellfieldschool.net

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