• Alisdair Low

Primary School - Pastoral Safeguarding - Reading, Berkshire - £18,500 - £21,748 per annum

This school is seeking talented, friendly and dynamic staff to join an established team in September 2021. This role will be crucial in supporting the aspirational 'Good’ school to continue to improve. This 1 year contract is due to fluctuating pupil numbers and staffing requirements, so the contract maybe extended for another year or made permanent.

Pastoral and safeguarding worker (one year contract), 35 hours a week

This role will strengthen an established and very effective pastoral team, and will provide additional support to senior leaders to help manage the increasing safeguarding requirements in school. You’ll be used to a therapeutic way of working, be passionate about keeping children safe in every aspect, and be experienced at helping children deal positively and pro-actively with their emotional and mental health.

Joining this school family means you’ll need to be:

  • An enthusiastic member of staff who is forward thinking and able to adapt quickly and easily

  • Someone who puts children at the heart of all planning and practice

  • Dynamic and fastpaced, finding effective solutions at every turn whilst considering others’ points of view

  • A team player with the ability to work well both individually, as part of a phase and as a whole staff

  • Thoughtful and reflective, and enjoy using research and literature to help shape your practice where relevant

  • A kind and caring person, enjoying the bustling life of our diverse school family and always looking to recognise our polite and kind children

  • Efficient and effective in your working practices and able to prioritise well

  • QTS qualified

In return, this school can offer:

  • An optimistic and closeknit senior leadership team with a track record of improving schools

  • A firmly established ethos of caring for one another in our school family

  • A strong middle leadership team who will guide and nurture you through your role

  • A commitment to professional development, and a belief in driving improvement through looking outwards to the world beyond our walls

  • A beautiful Victorian school with an abundance of space and opportunity, filled with light, life and love

  • The opportunity to work with a wider professional team of three unique schools, all brilliantly supported by a Trust who strongly value the individual school’s character, ethos and approaches

  • Secure car parking and a staff wellbeing package

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.