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Pastoral Manager - Hearsall Academy

Hearsall Community Academy
Coventry, West Midlands
Pastoral Manager - Hearsall Academy
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

Job description

Employment Status: Full time, permanent

Full time equivalent Salary: Support Staff Grade 6 £31,364 -£37,336

Actual Salary: £27,789 -£33,080

Required: ASAP

Location: Coventry

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a Pastoral Manager to enable all pupils to engage in education by providing leadership and support around student welfare, behavioural and attendance issues.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has GCSE or equivalent level, including at least a Grade C in English and maths
  • Has relevant experience working in a school environment or other educational setting
  • Has experience working with children / young people with additional needs (e.g. SEND, behavioural, mental health)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Is patient and calm
  • Is Committed to safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Embraces the vision “Together we achieve, individually we grow” and devotedly helps all students achieve this

All staff are expected to know what to do if they have concerns about a child, take on the responsibility for providing a safe environment and promoting children’s welfare, undertake regular safeguarding and child protection training and, familiarise themselves with KCSIE part 1 and local policies and procedures as directed by the trust/academy.

About us

Hearsall is a thriving, diverse school in a fantastic Edwardian building, which has been serving the local community for over 100 years. We are proud of our warm and nurturing environment which is full of enthusiastic children and staff who are committed to supporting children to achieve their best.

Community is at the heart of everything we do and we work closely with our community of parents, carers, governors and extended families who provide invaluable support for the school including events and fundraising.

At Hearsall we are passionate about creating a learning environment and ethos which engages and motivates our learners to work hard and flourish. We want to develop children’s skills of independence, resilience, collaboration and respect to prepare them with life skills for the future. Our theme curriculum is carefully designed to inspire children and ensure they love learning with enriching and creative experiences.

We are a member of Inspire Education Trust, a Coventry based multi-academy trust which sets out to provide an environment where both staff and students can thrive, and putting children at the heart of everything we do.

Why work for us?

A career at Inspire Education Trust offers a rewarding future, with the opportunity to make a real impact on the lives and outcomes of our young people. We work hard to provide an environment which places staff wellbeing at the forefront of the agenda, as well as providing ample opportunities for personal and professional development.

As such, we offer a portfolio of benefits designed to enhance and support the working lives of our staff. These include, but are not limited to:

  • A highly supportive and committed senior leadership team
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24/7 confidential advice and support on a range of matters and free access to accredited counsellors
  • A focus on staff wellbeing including a network of wellbeing champions and a supportive working environment
  • Opportunity to join a committed and forward-thinking team of staff
  • Employee Benefits platform providing staff access to a range of benefits such as shopping discounts

How to apply:

All applications must be received electronically via our TES page:

If you experience any problems with the online application process please contact TES directly:

If you have any queries about the post, please email

Closing date: 9am Friday 1st December 2023

Interview date: TBC by email after shortlisting stage 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and appointments will be subject to rigorous safeguarding checks including enhanced DBS and references. The postholder must share our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted will be asked to complete a self-declaration to confirm any (non-protected) criminal disclosures or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.

The 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.

We aim to recruit the very best staff and welcome those from all backgrounds, communities and faiths (including non-faith individuals). Inspire Education Trust is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre based on their skills, abilities, and experience. As such, we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

The role of Pastoral Manager will be classed as regulated activity. Any offer of employment will be conditional until satisfactory completion of all mandatory pre-employment checks. It is an offence to apply for this role if barred from engaging in regulating activity relevant to children.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre-employment check, with the effect of 1st September 2022, please note an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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