Birmingham City Council

Pastoral & Well-being Manager

Washwood Heath Academy Burney Lane Birmingham B8 2AS
£27,741 to £34,728
01 Dec 2021
10 Dec 2021
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Pastoral & Well-being Manager

£27,741 to £34,728

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Washwood Heath Academy

Burney Lane


B8 2AS

Telephone Number: 0121 803 2915

Email Address:

Job Start Date: January 2022

Washwood Heath Academy is a vibrant, welcoming all through school in the heart of a diverse community in East Birmingham. We believe primary school days should be one of the most exciting periods of anybody's life, as new skills and knowledge are gained every day. Our teachers deliver an engaging curriculum both inside and outside the classroom, providing exciting experiences that make learning fun.

We are looking for a Pastoral / Well-Being Manager who:

• will provide pastoral and well-being care for students, in collaboration with class teachers, phase leaders and the Head of Primary

• will provide support and intervention strategies, and acts as a “front line” pastoral support and wellbeing leader, in order to meet the pastoral and well-being needs of students

• under the direction of the Head of Primary Phase, will co-ordinate the support provision for pupils and their families, overall wellbeing and supporting the removal of barriers to learning

• will ensure all first aid in the Primary phase is organised, controlled and monitored effectively to ensure that it meets the needs to pupils in school

• will have a sound knowledge of child development and supporting children with special needs and English as an additional language

• Has experience of working in a school environment and has experience of the Primary key stages

• is a qualified Practitioner with qualifications such as NVQ Level 3

• has proven skills that will contribute to the well-being of children

• is a reflective and flexible practitioner

• is committed to developing personalised learning

• will contribute to the development of the school and the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust in raising standards

• will join the fantastic team at Washwood Heath Academy with a smile and positivity.

We can offer you:

• a welcoming and positive school with children who are respectful and willing to learn

• a school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their potential, irrespective of their ability

• a supportive and forward-thinking Leadership team, consisting of ‘Leaders that know their school very well’ Ofsted 2020

• a supportive and forward-thinking Core Team of Directors and Trustees

• A dynamic, dedicated and hard-working team of teachers and support staff who want the best for children

• confident, friendly and aspirational children who are willing to learn

• a commitment to your continued professional development and wellbeing

• be part of the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust that provides a full suite of benefits and rewards to support wellbeing including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, access to wellbeing advice, cycle to work scheme, contribution to glasses for DSE users

• onsite parking

• a wonderful opportunity to make your own mark!

It is a very exciting time to join our Academy. During our recent Ofsted report, the school successfully achieved a ‘Good’ for our all through provision. In the report, it stated that our school ‘is for everyone. Staff work hard to support pupils who are new to the school or who have particular needs. Pupils respect different cultures and traditions and get along well

with each other. Pupils, particularly in the primary phase, display a good level of independence for their age. Leaders know their school very well. They use research to help it to improve. Leaders check carefully on the impact of their decisions. Significant changes to the sixth form have led to students learning well. In the secondary phase, strong subject leadership is improving pupils’ achievement.’

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

Closing Date: 10 December 2021, 9am

Please click on the link to apply

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

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