Coronavirus: Precautions, preparations and prevention - click here for the latest information

Pastoral Manager

03 Sep 2021   |   Greenacre School, Joseph Norton Academy, Springwell Learning Community   |   Salary FTE £35,745 - £38,890 (Actual salary £31,978 - £34,791)
Post Title Pastoral Manager
Work Commitment Term time plus 2 weeks, including INSET days
Salary Salary FTE £35,745 – £38,890 (Actual salary £31,978 – £34,791)
Start Date Required for November 2021
Closing Date Friday 17th September at midday
Applications Completed applications are to be sent to:

Do you want a job where you make a difference to the lives of children and young people?

Do you want to be inspired on a daily basis by your work?

Are you passionate about inclusion and committed to meeting the needs of all children?

Do you have the ability to engage, motivate and promote the learning and personal development of pupils?

Do you share our vision of an inclusive education system where staff teams work together for the specific needs of
children and young people?

Are you an exceptional leader who wants to make a real difference to the lives of children with social, emotional
and mental health difficulties?

We are currently looking for a Pastoral Manager who can:

  • Lead in the implementation of safeguarding, behaviour and attendance policies, training and procedures
  • Act as the Designated Senior Leader for Safeguarding and Attendance
  • Ensure a timely, robust and appropriate response to welfare issues including behavioural difficulties, disaffection, poor attendance and medical concerns through both direct work and leadership of Pastoral Welfare Leaders and Pastoral Care Workers Establish effective and collaborative relationships with other professionals to secure regular attendance and safeguarding of pupils through a broad range of strategies and interventions
  • Be, or is willing to train to be, an advanced Team Teach tutor.

It couldn’t be a more exciting time to join the Barnsley and Kirklees Special Provision Partnership. We’re a new, bold
partnership, formed through the collaboration of Springwell Learning Community, Greenacre School and Joseph Norton Academy. Through our collaboration we provide a unique opportunity for our children, our staff and the communities we serve. This post will suit a candidate who has the commitment, passion and resilience to make a difference to pupils who have a range of social, emotional, mental health and special educational needs.

We need a senior leader who is highly motivated, with imagination and focus to join us on our journey. Only the very
best will do as our children deserve only the best. If you are a great leader, if you are dedicated to improving the life
chances of children and have the ability to help both staff and pupils shine, please get in touch!

Springwell Learning Community is an extremely special place to work. Attendance is high. Exclusions are exceedingly low, and pupils make good progress over time. Parents comment that their children settle quickly and enjoy coming to school. Pupils say they feel safe and cared for. The school’s approach, including nurture principles, social pedagogy and restorative practice, is unique in the district and we work hard to provide the best possible experience for the pupils we support.

Should you be successfully appointed, you’ll be working alongside dedicated, talented and highly skilled people. For more information about the role, please speak to Dan Foster, Associate Executive Principal. To make an appointment, please call Sarah Elliot on 01226 291133.

For more information about our school or Wellspring Academy Trust, please visit

Springwell Learning Community is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this aim. We ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment

Application Form

Pastoral Manager Job Description

SLC Pastoral Manager Recruitment Pack


Wellspring Academy Trust recognises that it has a statutory and moral duty towards safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and, if appropriate, vulnerable adults who participate in any Trust activities and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS is required for this post. References will be taken up prior to interview.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

All applicants should complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for further details

View all Latest News View all Vacancies