Pastoral and Behaviour Officer

37 hours per week, TTO + 5 days

Salary Range C1 actual salary £19,038-£21,019

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, highly motivated, enthusiastic and innovative Pastoral and Behaviour Officer to join our growing, dynamic and supportive school. We are looking for an individual who will take responsibility for the pastoral welfare of a designated group of students and ensure effective communication with their parents/carers to engage them as key stakeholders in their child’s educational experience.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting with behaviour and attendance in school, establishing productive working relationships with students and acting as a role model. As well as working with students in inclusion and supporting those who present with challenging behaviour, you will also be given responsibility for a specific year group, dealing with any pastoral issues they may have. As part of the role you will also be trained in child protection and will become a designated safeguarding officer working with a highly trained team of colleagues to support student needs at Horsforth School.

Join us and you will be part of a fantastic pastoral team with a strong ethos. We are a creative forward thinking department and believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things.

Success is seen throughout our ambitious and consistently oversubscribed 11-19 school, which enjoys strong community and international links.  Our commitment to excellence in education is recognised nationally.

For our 1400 students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. For our colleagues too, this setting offers some great benefits. Located in north-west Leeds, the school is just five miles from the city centre with its thriving retail, leisure and cultural facilities, yet on the edge of open countryside. York, Harrogate and the Dales are within easy reach.

For further details and to download an application form, please visit www.horsforthschool.org and click on the Vacancies tab

Closing date:   12 noon on Friday 30 October 2020

Start date:        ASAP

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment.  Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.