ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL AND ACADEMIC PROGRESS – Grade 6 - Maternity Cover

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Thursday 15 November 2018

Full Time Term Time Only – Job Start: 7 January 2019

Please email your application to wrc.applications@wrightrobinson.co.uk

Do you want to work in an Outstanding School?  If so, we are seeking to appoint an Assistant Director to help lead the pastoral and academic progress of a Year group.  If successful, you will be a working in a Whole College Pastoral Team comprising of 22 successful and experienced Pastoral Leaders.  Working as part of Team Wright Robinson they are determined to develop and further improve the learning outcomes for students of all abilities.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to shape, enjoy and develop your career in a challenging and highly supportive College environment.  You will be provided with the best resourcing and a programme of professional development that will enable our learners to access consistently good and outstanding pastoral care.

Wright Robinson College is outstanding in every area of the Ofsted Inspection Frame work.  As an ‘Outstanding School’ we are totally committed to continuing to further raise academic standards and attainment, across an academic curriculum.

We have a fantastic building which is supported by the latest resources to support learning.  We are located on the east side of Manchester with fantastic communication links across the Greater Manchester Conurbation. 

Wright Robinson is a friendly and supportive school where you will be able to hone and develop your pastoral skills.

Have you got the desire, experience and ambition to join our Team?  Is so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

In order to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this post it will be necessary for the successful candidate to work additional hours in order to accommodate parental meetings, case conferences and Parents Evenings.

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To take a leading role in the provision of pastoral care and support to pupils in the Year Group, in order to ensure that they are able to achieve their full educational potential.  This will involve resolving issues which present as barriers to learning such as attendance, lack of motivation and poor behaviour

Full Time Term Time Only

Actual Salary – £20,570 – £23,543

Headteacher, Deputy Headteachers, Specifically the Deputy  Headteacher Pastoral

Directors of Pastoral and Academic Progress, pupils, subject teachers, mentors, teaching assistants, parents/carers, School Attendance Service workers, Social Services Officers, pastoral administrator, curriculum co-ordinators, health services and voluntary agencies.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.         To provide a lead, with the Head of Year  to a year group of pupils to ensure that they are aware of the requirements and expectations placed on them with regard to their conduct and attitude to learning at the College.

2.         To assist and lead the management of the Year Office and to lead, develop and organise the team of form tutors for the year group in order to ensure that the pastoral needs of the pupils are met.

3.         To promote and implement activities which develop positive behaviour and relationships with pupils and staff at the College.

4.         To ensure that pupils attend College regularly and to ensure that registers are taken by staff for the year group.

5.         To implement the College Behaviour Policy and to work to ensure that the College’s inclusion policies are followed.

6.         To meet, liaise and discuss with parents resolutions to difficulties that are presenting as barriers to learning and to avoid exclusions. To ensure that every parental enquiry receives a response the same day of receipt.

7.         To ensure that the College’s Rewards and Sanctions Policy is operated effectively and equitably across the year group.  This will include arranging and supervising after College and lunchtime detentions.

8.         To assist, and when necessary lead assemblies for the year group.  To also ensure the dissemination of information about school to all year pupils and form tutors for the year group.

9.         To complete all administrative tasks relating to the year group and ensure that all pupil records are updated and maintained.  

10.      To issue Year Group monitoring reports to pupils and to attend lessons where pupils may be causing concern.

11.      To liaise with outside agencies and services to achieve and improve levels of support for pupils.

12.      To represent the College at external meetings and case conferences. 

13.      To provide reports and briefing notes as required.

14.      To attend the meetings of the Pastoral committee.

15.      To provide First Aid to pupils.

16.      To implement and adhere to the College’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

17.      To organise and Manage the Year Group College Council

 

18.      To organise and manage distribution, allocation and replacement of pupil locker keys

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STATEMENT ON EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

The Governing Body of Wright Robinson Sports College has adopted the City Council’s policy on equal opportunities in employment and believes that all sections of the population should have equal access to jobs offered by the Governing Body.  As such no applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment than others because of their colour, creed, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, sex, marital status, sexuality, trade union activity or responsibility for dependants.

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