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Pastoral Lead

Pin icon LE8 Leicester
Pound Sterling icon Salary up to £25,000 dependent on experience
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 10 Apr 2024
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Are you ready to embark on a dynamic role where no two days are the same? Look no further than this Pastoral Lead position! This independent specialist school is seeking an experienced individual to join their team in Leicester and play a crucial role in student welfare, behaviour, attendance and more.

You’ll be joining a school where they prioritise the needs of their amazing young people by providing access to a bespoke, person-centred curriculum, which in turn leads to successful, resilient, independent, and confident individuals.

Read on to find out more…

Pastoral Lead
Leicester, LE8 8AJ

  • 32 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
  • Permanent position
  • Salary up to £25,000 dependent on experience

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

This school is dedicated to nurturing the unique strengths of children with autism (Year 6 to Year 11), providing a supportive and enriching environment where they can flourish.

The mission is to see "Autism as a strength and not a weakness" and the school values - Independent, Kind, Confident, Prepared, Positive, Safe, Respectful, Happy - guide everything they do.

The school provides personalised support for up to 25 mainstream students, ensuring individual growth and development. Located in the rural, picturesque town of Fleckney, they utilise the village's amenities and surrounding open spaces for diverse learning experiences, including equine therapy and outdoor activities. With so many local amenities, they endeavour to be able to secure links for work experience, or voluntary work.

About the Pastoral Lead Role:

As the Pastoral Lead, you'll provide leadership in student welfare, behaviour, and attendance, ensuring all students can fully engage in education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and address individual barriers to learning
  • Monitor behaviour and progress, implementing targeted interventions
  • Support student transitions and promote high behavioural standards
  • Deliver personalised well-being sessions and support exit transitions
  • Collaborate with staff, parents, and external agencies to develop support plans

About You:

The school is looking for someone with experience in education and a commitment to student welfare.

Key qualities include:

  • Effective communication and listening skills
  • Knowledge of barriers to learning and ability to tailor interventions
  • Experience in working with children with additional needs and collaborating with parents and external stakeholders
  • Organised, patient, and committed to safeguarding and inclusion


Join a school that makes a real impact on the lives of its students and community. Enjoy benefits such as:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Ongoing professional qualification investment

Ready to join a team dedicated to making a difference? Apply now and be part of something special!

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students as their fundamental right, irrespective of academic engagement and attainment. There is an expectation that all stakeholders, visiting professionals and volunteers share and promote this commitment to safeguarding and the welfare of every student.’ All students have the right to thrive and flourish in the knowledge that they are safe and supported by every adult in the building.’ We will challenge any member of the school community along with any visitor whose values are inconsistent with the school’s values.’

The school is committed to creating a diverse workforce. They will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

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