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Pastoral Support Assistant - Grade 5 (£29,364 - £30,852)

35 Hours per Week, Term Time + 10 Days (£26,919 - £28,283 Actual Salary)

The school wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Pastoral Support Assistant for a part-time post. The successful candidate will play a key role in the school. The Pastoral side of the school is very impressive with fantastic support. 

Ideally you will have similar experience working in a secondary environment and be available to start very soon. 

Main responsibilities: 

  • To provide pastoral support to students experiencing difficulties on a day-to-day basis. 

  • To work as part of the team that responds to challenging behaviour. 

  • To provide information, advice and structured intervention to enable students to make positive choices about their behaviour, attendance and social interaction. 

  • To liaise with staff, parents and relevant outside agencies to provide appropriate intervention for students experiencing disruption to their learning 

  • To liaise with support staff and teachers to share strategies for support. 

  • To develop strong links between the school and families in order to improve educational opportunities for students and to promote a positive attitude towards school. 

  • To adopt the keyworker role for named students, to include monitoring their progress, attending any relevant meetings and reporting any concerns to the SENCo and SCR Supervisor. 

  • To comply with confidentiality and safeguarding procedures. 

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of students and the local community, we look forward to hearing from you. 

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website, emailing the HR team or calling the school office on 020 7267 9346 


Closing Date: 13th October 2023

Interview Date: TBC


Interested Candidates are welcome to contact the school for an informal conversation about the role, the school and to arrange a visit. We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date 


William Ellis School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and therefore expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, all appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references.