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Pastoral Manager- Joseph Turner Primary

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Joseph Turner Primary School, Powis Avenue, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0RN
Band F, SCP 26-31 (£34,834 - £39,186 per annum pro rata) (Actual Salary:£31,484- £35,418 per annum)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Joseph Turner Primary School is eager to appoint a confident and self-motivated Pastoral Manager to support and guide our children and families on a day to day basis. We need someone who has excellent interpersonal skills and is well organised.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work in partnership with families to ensure that they are provided with the right support at the right time to promote the welfare of children and young people living within the family. 
  • Proactively engage and support the most vulnerable and challenging children, young people and their families to strengthen the family and improve their outcomes.
  • Be the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the school and be responsible for the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils, parents and staff.

Joseph Turner is a friendly community school with welcoming staff, who have our children at the heart of everything we do. The candidate should be passionate about supporting school to make a difference to the lives of our pupils.

Ofsted (March 2024) judged us as ‘Good’ in all areas.

“The school works tenaciously to overcome any barriers that pupils may face in learning and life.”

 “Changes are happening quickly and making a positive difference.”

“An inspirational leadership team, caring staff and an exciting new curriculum are driving improvements”

“Behaviour is generally positive across all lessons and at informal times. Staff quickly help pupils who need help staying focused in lessons or regulating their emotions.” 

“The support for pupils with social, emotional and mental health is particularly strong.”

Ofsted March 2024

Sandwell council and Joseph Turner Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activities relevant to children. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school are encouraged and will take place on:

2nd July at 3.30pm

4th July at 1.00pm

8th July at 11.00 am

15th July at 9.30am


Please contact the school office to book one of the available timeslots.  

Requests to visit the school can be emailed to  Please include your name and contact number.

Application form, Job Description and Personnel Specification can be viewed and downloaded from the Sandwell Council website or

Completed Application forms can be emailed to  

or sent to:

Mrs L Collins, Head Teacher,

Joseph Turner Primary School, Powis Avenue, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0RN

Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE.

The closing date for application forms is on Tuesday 16th July  2024 at 12noon

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 18th July  2024.

(Make sure you are available on this date)



Hours: 37 hours per week, Term Time plus 5 days, Permanent

Salary: Band F, SCP 26-31 (£34,834 - £39,186 per annum pro rata) (Actual Salary:£31,484- £35,418 per annum)

Address: Joseph Turner Primary School, Powis Avenue, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0RN

Closing Date: 16th July 2024 at 12pm


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

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0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS

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