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Type of Position:Pastoral Lead
Salary:VTG 11 Scale Point 34 – 37 starting salary £32,797 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £28,052 per annum) + Health Cash Plan and Benefit package
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Monday 24th January 2022 at 9:00. Interviews: Thursday 27th January 2022.

Permanent, full-time (37 hours per week) term time only role to start as soon as possible

VTG 11 Scale Point 34 – 37 starting salary £32,797 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £28,052 per annum) + Health Cash Plan and Benefit package 

Venturers Trust is a dynamic and focused multi-academy trust based in Bristol, formed in September 2017 through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust. The Trust is responsible for eight academies, 3,500 pupils and 750 staff with a commitment to making a significant and lifelong difference to the lives of young people from some of Bristol’s most disadvantaged communities.

The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. Both sponsors seek to ensure that all our young people receive a truly inspiring education. Their support, challenge and expertise are greatly valued.

We are seeking to appoint a Pastoral Lead who is able to engage with students and young people by removing barriers to learning in order to promote effective participation, enhance individual learning and raise aspirations. 

Applications are invited from positive, solution focused, driven candidates to join Kingfisher School as Pastoral Lead. The role involves leading on the strategic overview of behaviour across the primary phase, reporting to the Senior Leadership Team on any trends or gaps to then be able to remove those barriers to improve attendance and low-level behaviours.

You will:

• Be educated to a high standard with equivalent of GCSE Grade C in English and Maths.

• NVQ3 in teaching and learning /equivalent qualification. 

• Qualification in counselling or a willingness to complete the course within two years.

• Full driving licence and access to a vehicle

• Communicate and relate to students to enable you to build effective working relationships

• Have a proven track record of supporting students in a learning environment 

• Ability to communicate and relate to staff, students and parents alike.

• Effective use of ICT and technology.

In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Introduction Incentive plus others.


Closing date: Monday 24th January 2022 at 9:00.  Interviews:  Thursday 27th January 2022.


Please note due to the expected volumes of applications it may not be possible to acknowledge or respond to all applicants.

Kingfisher School is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

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