Pastoral Assistant (The Discovery Academy)

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The Discovery Academy, Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, ST2 0GA
Actual Salary (£18,730 - £20,680)
18 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Principal: Mr R Kelsall

Required: As Soon As Possible

Pastoral Assistant

Level 7, 32.5 Hours, Actual Salary (£18,730 - £20,680)


JOB REFERENCE:669875     


The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Pastoral Assistant to join our team of highly motivated professionals who are working collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout Key Stage 3. This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspirational individuals to join a creative, supportive pastoral team. The successful candidate will support Head of Years in their strategic work with behaviour and attendance. Within their role they will assistant the Head of Year as well as leading and facilitating effective group work and intervention programmes.

At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well as the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you.  For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website,  Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to quoting the job reference number detailed above.

Closing Date for this Post: Monday 29th November 2021 at 9:00am

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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