Pastoral Support Office (Cannock Chase High School)

Cannock Chase High School, Cannock, Staffordshire
Salary Grade 5 £19,750 – £20,959, FTE (£17,462 - £18,530 pro rata)
10 Jun 2021
28 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time


Pastoral Support Officer

37 hours per week term time (39 weeks per year)

Salary Grade 5 £19,750 – £20,959, FTE (£17,462 - £18,530 pro rata)

Required for 1 September 2021 (for 1 year in the first instance)

Cannock Chase High School is a vibrant and ambitious learning community.  We are seeking to appoint a Pastoral Support Officer to work in partnership with staff across the academy to provide the best learning experience for our students.  You will support students with personal, social, developmental and behavioural problems.

The successful candidate will also support the attendance team in removing barriers affecting students’ attendance and putting appropriate provisions in place either directly or through external agencies.

The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic Pastoral Team and will contribute to supporting students across all Year groups though a range of preventative strategies related to personal problems, behavioural issues, examinations stress, anxiety and relationship issues.

You will have experience of building relationships with children with a range of complex needs and experience in working with these students directly to support them and utilising external agencies.  We are looking for someone who builds constructive relationships with families and carers and keeps them informed of the student’s needs and progress.  You will also be required to keep regular and confidential records relating to students.

We are looking for a dedicated and hard-working individual who will contribute to the overall values, ethos and aims of the school.

Cannock Chase High School is an 11-19 state funded comprehensive school with Academy Status and over 1,000 students on roll.  We have been judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted in our latest inspection.  Our school has a relentless focus on the highest standards of academic achievement, personal development and equality of opportunity.  In everything we do, we are dedicated to reaching our school goal: ‘Achievement for All’. 

Closing Date: Monday 28 June 2021, 3.30pm, (Interview Date: 6 July 2021).

Once candidates have been notified that they have been invited for interview, references will then be requested.

How to apply

  • Complete an Application Form.
  • Applications are to be sent to reach the school by the closing date (e-mail applications are welcomed:
  • Within your application, please state what experience you have of working with children and adults, any qualifications you have gained and why you would like to work in our school in this particular role.
  • The post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance, medical clearance and receipt of two positive references.  Your referees should be easily accessible, including by e-mail, to help with the selection process.

Please refer to the full job description and person specification, which is available from the Headteacher at the school or via the website:  All applications must be on the school Application Form (which is also available from the school or via the website), CVs alone are not acceptable.  If you would like to discuss this role or arrange a tour of the school, please contact Miss Simpson on 01543 502450 in the first instance.

Cannock Chase High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The school follows safer recruitment practices and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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