Sixth Form PSO

Sixth Form Pastoral Support Officer
37 hours per week, TTO + 5 days
Salary Range C1 £19,038- £21,019

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

The successful candidate will support the Sixth Form team in all elements of their administration and communication with parents/carers. You will work with parents/carers to ensure you resolve any initial conflict and work with students to ensure that they are fully prepared for their learning, dealing with minor incidents where students fail to meet sixth form expectations. You will support Super Tutors and all members of the Sixth Form team in their roles.

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.

If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to apply, please visit www.horsforthschool.org or email recruitment@horsforthschool.org

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 19th November 2021
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.