Pastoral Assistant for Independent School in Windsor

Posted 15 April by Tradewind Recruitment
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Tradewind are currently working with an Independent specialist school in Windsor who are seeking Pastoral Assistants to start as soon as possible.

Role/ Responsibilities:

  • To work in partnership with Progress and Achievement Leader/Assistant Head Teacher.
  • To oversee behaviour, attendance and welfare issues relating to assigned year group/s.
  • To help remove welfare barriers to learning, enabling students to make at least expected progress.
  • In particular supporting vulnerable learners to make good progress, including - Pupil premium students - Looked after children - Young carers - Persistent non-attenders
  • To deal with issues in a positive manner, communicating actions to staff and parents as appropriate.
  • To enforce expectations with regard to uniform, attendance, punctuality and respectful behaviour.
  • To ensure smooth running of year assemblies; leading and preparing some assemblies.
  • To be proactive in supporting the school behaviour system by being a strong presence in corridors at lesson changeovers, break times, end of lunchtimes, end of the school day.
  • To attend meetings and reviews as necessary, making contact with parents as required.
  • To build relationships with parents and resolve issues, liaising with external agencies as directed.
  • To be alert to safeguarding issues, log and pass on concerns as appropriate, deal confidentially and sensitively with parents and students undergoing difficulties.

About the school:

  • Small class sizes of no more than 8 pupils with high staff ratios and additional pastoral and academic support.
  • A unique and personalised curriculum model that ensures academic success, individualised development and preparation for adulthood.
  • A dynamic and caring school community committed to fostering the growth and development of our students.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth in your career.
  • A fun and engaging learning environment that encourages creativity and innovation.
  • Supportive staff and a dedicated Senior Leadership Team to guide and mentor you.

Requirements:

  • Relevant experience working with children with special educational needs is preferred but not required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A compassionate and patient nature, with a genuine passion for working with children.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.

To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible
  • Legal right to work in the UK

Tradewind are renowned for offering top rates of pay, more CPD than any other agency, great referral bonus and termly networking & social events.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position or for more information about the role, contact Olivia Franklin on (Option 3) /

Reference: 52474639

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