Job Reference 398
- Hours: Full Time (37.5 p/week)
- Salary: Band E £17,740 – £18,544 per annum pro rata.
- Closing date: 28th January 2018
- Interview dates: TBC
Fair Ways Education is opening its third education facility to support its two existing successful schools and is looking to appoint a Pastoral Coordinator to deliver and support the pastoral and behaviour program at our new education provision for up to 15 pupils based at Fort Wallington (Fareham). They will deliver a pastoral program and support behaviour for pupils between the ages of 14-19 with a variety of special educational need and challenging behaviour on a 1:1 or small group basis. The role will also include close liaising with parents / carers and supporting transition plans for new pupils including home visits.
Fair Ways is an expanding, dynamic charity that strongly believes in providing opportunities for people to meet their full potential. Fair Ways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and we expect ALL staff to share this commitment. We have recently been awarded Fifth Best Not-for-Profit Organisation to Work For in the Sunday Times Awards.
Our ideal Pastoral Co-ordinator will show us their ability to;
- Support the inclusion of all pupils in the School each day, delivering a pastoral programme enabling them to access education and a structured timetable of both vocational and classroom based learning.
- Monitor and report on the implementation of pastoral support plans/interventions for pupils and contribute to the review of these plans.
- Co-ordinate attendance issues and provide problem solutions to provide individual support to students, including Positive Listening and Learning conversations and contribute to Behaviour management plans for individual pupils.
- Work with pupils on an individual and group basis to contribute to more effective learning through improved behaviour and social skills including SEAL / DBT interventions.
- Assist the Head of Education and the School Deputy’s in developing resources to meet identified needs of the pupils around behaviour and therapeutic support (including chill out chats).
What we would like from you
The successful candidate will build upon and implement;
- A therapeutic approach to behaviour
- Strong focus on pupils progress
- Engaging and fun activities
- Emphasis on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development
Crucial to the success of this post is an ability to think creatively with flair and flexibility in a challenging learning environment and to engage challenging and vulnerable pupils and gain the respect of a highly committed staff team. Fair Ways plan to appoint a Pastoral coordinator who has a proven record of supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs. Relevant teaching qualifications required (QTS, QTLS, Cert Ed). Applications from staff with a mainstream or special school background are welcomed. Effective experience of working with pupils with SEMH or Autism is essential. Successful candidates will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure (DBS). This disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.
Fair Ways places importance on valuing staff and recognising the key role staff play in the organisation that’s why we
- Offer intensive in house Induction training prior to starting in your role. Our training department also offers a wide range of accredited courses from Level 2 Awards to Level 5 Diplomas in Health and Social Care, Children and Young People, Counselling, Health Care, and Assessing.
- Offer access to legal, financial and personal advice.
- Have an active employee committee.
- After a year’s employment, staff can benefit from a health scheme including discounts for restaurants, optical/dental discount and childcare vouchers.
- Offer discounted gym memberships.
Working for Fair Ways will provide you with an opportunity to seek discount on products and local services as well as auto-enrolment into our Pension scheme.
Interested in the vacancy? We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.
Download the Job Description and an Application Form here or please phone Head Office (02380 230400)
and ask for the Recruitment Team or email Recruitment@fairways.co