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Haberdashers' Abraham Darby
Madeley, Telford
Actual salary £22,347 (full-time equivalent £26,004)
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

Job Details


Actual Salary: £22,347 per annum (Grade 4, Point 6)

37.5 hours per week (8.00-16.00), Term time + 1 week

Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby is passionate about learning in its widest sense. Our mission is to ensure that our pupils value and enjoy their learning inside and outside the classroom.

The ADAPT and THRIVE provisions are two of our alternative pathways and a fundamental part of our pastoral support.  The provisions support KS4 / KS3 learners, who have a variety of Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs and require a more bespoke environment to access a broad and balanced curriculum.

Aims of Post of Responsibility: To support the Head of Pathways, with passion and creativity, in the mentoring and support of pupils in the ADAPT / THRIVE provision, promoting whole school ethos and practice.  Establish positive relationships with pupils, parents, staff and external agencies in line with the Academy’s vision and values. 

Responsible to: Head of Pathways, and ultimately to the Principal

Specific Academic Responsibilities

Deliver small group or full class lessons. Monitor progress data. Collate missed learning activities for absent pupils and support them to catch up, with a particular focus on core knowledge for that topic. Run homework and academic intervention clinics as required for pupils in ADAPT or THRIVE. Liaise with Academic mentors and delegate intervention tasks to them, both within the class and as a targeted 1-1 or small group intervention. Analyse data and identify pupils in need of further academic support to improve progress. Liaise and communicate with teachers, parents and mentors to improve and support pupil’s academic achievement and welfare. Support THRIVE pupils with successfully accessing the lessons they are timetabled to attend in main school. Support the transition of pupils back to full time main school lessons (THRIVE). Liaise regularly with main school classroom teachers to evaluate pupil engagement and success in their lessons (THRIVE) Attend regular meetings as required.

Specific Pastoral Responsibilities

Work with the attendance team, pupil and parents to raise pupil attendance within ADAPT or THRIVE to help improve and sustain whole school attendance. Analyse behaviour data and help embed pastoral support for pupils and their families.  Signpost pupils to targeted intervention sessions to support with self-regulation as required. Plan and deliver a range of mentor time activities and assemblies that reflect pupil needs and interests. Liaise and communicate with teachers, parents and mentors to improve and support pupil’s welfare. Attend regular meetings as required.

If you think you have what it takes to make a real difference to the lives of the young people at Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby then we would love to hear from you!

If you require more information or would like an informal discussion about either of the roles please contact Mrs C Price, Vice Principal, via email:

Please indicate on your application if you are interested in the ADAPT (KS4) post or the THRIVE (KS3) post or if you wish to be considered for either roles. Completed application forms for both posts should be returned to the HR Manager, Ms D J Tudor, either electronically via email or by post/hand.


Address: Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby, Ironbridge Road, Madeley, Telford  TF7 5HX

The closing date for both roles is 3pm on Wednesday 26th June 2024 (Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, we reserve the right to close the advertisement early and to interview and appoint before the closing date - therefore early applications are encouraged.)

Supporting Documents for PATHWAY LEAD - ADAPT / THRIVE


Background Information on Haberdashers' Abraham Darby

We are an 11-18 mixed school which opened in 2008 and moving into a brand new state of the art building in July 2012. We are members of the Haberdashers' West Midlands Academies Trust. We are located a short distance from the picturesque River Severn and Ironbridge Gorge, not far from Telford and Shrewsbury, with good railway, road and motorway links to both the M54 and M6.

An Introduction to The Haberdashers' Company

The Haberdashers' Company is one of the Great Twelve Livery Companies and has a long history closely connected to the development of the City of London. They are a welcoming and inclusive organisation with a strong social purpose.  They are proud of their routes, traditions and values that go back centuries, but equally, they are a modern organisation committed to a vibrant and diverse future.  They harness the resources of the Haberdashers' community to empower young people from every background and enable them to flurish.

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Haberdashers' Abraham Darby Academy
Ironbridge Road
United Kingdom

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