Pastoral Support Staff

Calthorpe Academy, Darwin Street, Birmingham, B12 0TP
£24,012 - £27,041
03 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Calthorpe Academy, Darwin Street, Birmingham, B12 0TP

Telephone Number: 0121 773 4637

Email Address:

Job Start Date: 04.01.2021

  • To provide high quality care for all pupils
  • Ensure that all children and young people are treated with dignity and respect, in an environment which reflects the importance of and their right to be treated as valuable worthwhile individuals
  • To support and guide all pupils in their personal development
  • To help reduce the social and emotional barriers to learning for vulnerable pupils
  • To work closely with the behaviour management team in order to cross reference concern (Behaviour / Safeguarding).
  • To investigate safeguarding concerns in line with the Academy Safeguarding policy and keep children safe in education.
  • To contact and meet with parents where appropriate
  • To work in collaboration with Birmingham Children Trust and any external agencies with professionalism and high expectations for the care needed from these agencies to support our learners and their families.
  • To provide administrative support to the Safeguarding Team, including producing reports on individual pupils and groups of pupils
  • To ensure that our record keeping is clear, transparent and accurate using myconcern for confidentiality and security purposes
  • Referring all cases of suspected abuse of any pupil at the Academy Birmingham Children’s Trust
  • Supporting staff who make referrals to local authority children’s social care
  • Referring to the Head Teacher only, any child protection concerns which involve a member of staff (allegation against staff) and ensure that the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) team have been consulted - It is not the role of the Deputy DSL to investigate allegations of abuse or neglect by members of staff working or volunteering with children in school. This falls to the Head Teacher or to the Chair of the Board where the allegation is against the Head Teacher.

             Please refer to the allegation against staff flowchart.

  • Taking part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings and/or to supporting other staff to do so and to contribute to the assessment of children
  • Referring cases to the SPOC (Single point of Contact/DSL) or the Channel programme (and supporting staff who make referrals) where there is a radicalisation concern
  • Making referrals to the police where a crime may have been committed which involves a child (FGM, Peer on Peer Abuse, please refer to most up to date KCSIE)

    Closing Date: 23/11/2020, 12 noon

    Application forms and details can be obtained via the website.

    Completed forms should be sent by email to:

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.

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