Sixth Form Behaviour & Pastoral Support Leader

Required as soon as possible

CST Pay spine points 22 - 28 (£21,306 – £25,744 pro rata)

Term Time only (0.8077FTE)

Actual Salary £17,208.69 - £20,793.23

The Post

 At Bristol Cathedral Choir School support for students who are finding it difficult to integrate into the school curriculum is provided via the Pastoral Support Team. The Behaviour and Pastoral Support Leader supports students’ academic achievement and all aspects of their pastoral care. They are forward-thinking, seek to actively ‘add value’ and use their initiative to improve the provision we have to support students. The role will be working with 6th form leadership to determine the best support and interventions, evaluate the impact for vulnerable students, lead meetings with parents/carers, students and outside agencies etc. There is an expectation to work after school in meeting with students, parents/carers or other vital tasks.

This job is suitable for someone who is looking for a career in education or working with young adults. While experience working in a similar field or role is preferable it is not essential. In all cases, training is available for the right candidate who wishes to develop their skill set. What is essential is the drive and determination that every student shall receive the support they need to be given the best chance to succeed; a person who is confident enough to evaluate current provision, identify areas we can improve and then implement the required improvements will be successful in the position.

The full Job Description and Person Specification can be found here.


Method of Application

To apply please visit our TES webpage

Further information about the school is available from our website

Applications should be received as soon as possible and by Monday 14th May 2018

Interviews will be held on Monday 21st May 2018.

Please note that all posts at the School are subject to initial and periodic checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service as the school takes every measure possible to ensure the safeguarding of its students.


Supporting Statement

The supporting statement should be viewed as a letter of application. It should include reference to any appropriate experience you have, your views on education and the challenges A level students face and how you would apply yourself to supporting our students. This would typically be three to five paragraphs long.