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Pastoral Welfare Leader

17 May 2019   |   Joseph Norton Academy   |   £21,508 - £22,825


Salary £21,508 – £22,825
Contract type term time only plus 5 inset days
Start Date as soon as possible
Reporting to Pastoral Manager
Working commitment 37 hours
Closing Date Friday 24th May at 9am



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?

The Governors of Joseph Norton Academy would like to invite applications from enthusiastic, hard-working, team players for the position of Pastoral Welfare Leader.  As part of our school’s Pastoral Team, you will play a key role in creating a stimulating, safe and happy environment in which our pupils can thrive.  You will have experience of working with vulnerable children and the ability to support our pupils and their families to overcome barriers to learning in a multi-agency setting.  At school you will be a key support for both pupils and staff, leading areas such as attendance, pupil welfare and the school’s learning support or ‘on call’ system.

We are looking for a team-player with presence, passion and a commitment to inclusion with the ability to work creatively for the benefit of pupils at our school.  In return you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues as part of a supportive team and the ability to develop your career in our specialist setting.

Wellspring Academy Trust:
At Wellspring Academy Trust we believe that every school is unique, because it has a unique history, it serves a unique community context and is full of unique individuals.  We value and celebrate the unique identities of our Academies.  We encourage them to innovate, create and develop their uniqueness because we want others to learn from them.  Excellence is about diversity, not conformity.  We do not believe that one size fits all.

Joseph Norton Academy:

At Joseph Norton we believe that every child deserves the best possible education to enable them to make good progress and achieve their full potential.  We are a child-centred and values-driven.  As a team, we want every child to leave us having developed a love of learning and the skills and self-confidence needed to help them succeed in post-school life.  We aim to build partnerships with parents, carers and children that are based on honesty, trust and mutual respect with the purpose of supporting the academic, vocational, personal and emotional development of our pupils.

For more information about the school, please see  If you would like more information about the role, please call Darryl Jones (Pastoral Manager) on 01484 868218.



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Disclosure & Barring Service

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. 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 record check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

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