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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Welfare and Pastoral Lead - SEN School - Wilmslow - £14.00 - £15.28 p/h

Call/email Ellie at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.

Position: Welfare and Pastoral Lead

Location: Wilmslow

Hourly Rate: £14.00 - £15.28 per hour, depending on skills and experience 

Hours: 40 hours per week. Term time (39 weeks)


This school is part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.


Your Skills:

  • Experience of managing others.

  • High standard of education in English and Maths.

  • Previous experience of working in a SEN setting (ASC and SEMH) and ability to apply ASC practice including the use of visuals.

  • Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation and experience in a safeguarding role.

  • Knowledge of and understanding of behaviour management reporting systems.

  • Understanding of Legislation regarding Physical Interventions.

  • Timely, accurate and effective reporting skills.

  • Competency in navigating electronic systems.

  • Ability to build strong positive relationships with staff and students.

  • Ability to enthuse and motivate pupils and staff

  • Efficient and well organised

  • Flexible and approachable

  • Ability to deal sensitively with people/parents/carers

  • Full driving licence

  • Kind, open and caring


Benefits:

  • Training and Development

Within this SEN Group, the school strongly believe that learning and development should not be limited to just the children and young people we support. They offer wide range of programmes and opportunities to all our employees to improve your skills and further your career.

  • Save money on your bills!!

With the cost of living rising they have a fantastic benefit through Perkbox to help with cutting costs and help make your money go further. Perkbox is a free app for you to use on the go wherever you are. You can get deals and discounts to save money on things like your weekly food bill, phone plans, internet, eating out, gym memberships, insurance and more. You can also use Perkbox for our cycle to work scheme and car scheme.

  • Competitive Pay and Reward

Every year they compare the market rates of pay and rewards to insure they are comparable or better to other similar organisations. They also offer Enhanced Annual Leave, Company Sick Pay, Pension and Life Assurance.

  • UK Health Cash Plan

This plan can help cover your day to day healthcare expenditure such as optician and dental bills. You and your children are covered on this plan and you can also choose to upgrade and add a partner to enjoy the benefits with you.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

Your health and wellbeing is very important to us and we have support available on a wide variety of issues, helping you with online tools, information and via a freephone counselling service available 24/7.

  • Refer a friend for £1,000

They will reward you for recommending friends and family to come and join the company (*terms apply)


The Role/Key Duties:

The school are really excited to be looking for a Welfare and Pastoral Lead at this school.

This post plays a vital role in supporting each pupil to be resilient and confidant learners by:

  • Rewarding social development

  • Planning support strategies that avoid key sensory triggers.

  • Safeguarding the welfare and personal development of the young people.

  • Supporting young people to address key issues which impact on school attendance, engagement and outcomes across all key stages.

  • To support staff to apply Student Support Strategies on a daily basis.

  • To support pupil safeguarding across the school by actioning safeguarding concerns, escalating where required.

  • To develop knowledge of key supportive services across the Local Authorities that pupil come from.

  • Maintain an overview of incidents across the site and work with staff to be solution focused.

  • Monitor and report on attendance and punctuality across the site and actions taken to improve this.

  • Ensure where attendance is poor wellbeing checks occur.

  • Support in the delivery of the Social Skills curriculum by delivering, developing or managing groups of programmes e.g. Mindworks, Yoga, Feel Good Friday that support pupil wellbeing and reduce anxiety.

  • Devising and support rewards, wellbeing and consequences as required to improve self esteem.

  • Work with the clinical/ SENCo team to plan specific support and wellbeing interventions to key groups identified as needing help.

  • To support and manage all transitions into and out of the school to ensure pupils are able to manage their anxiety and wellbeing, and that outside organisations are fully informed of support and wellbeing needs (SSP).

  • Link with families as required. 

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.


As a result of the volume of applications, 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.





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