King James' School

Pastoral Support Officer

A highly rewarding role within our Sixth Form student support team

January 2018 start

Term Time Only (+2 weeks). 37 hours per week

NYB07 - £16,718 to £18,426 actual

We are seeking applications for a proactive, confident and personable Pastoral Support Officer who is committed to the wellbeing of pupils and has strong communicational skills. You will be joining a highly supportive team within the school´s Sixth Form.

King James’s School is a large 11-18 comprehensive school proud to offer a diverse and rich curriculum and is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. We run a School Direct secondary programme to train the next generation of teachers. 

The Pastoral Support Officer plays an integral role within our successful student support team. The post holder´s main areas of responsibility would be the care, guidance and pastoral support of students, alongside ensuring excellent levels of behaviour and attendance.

The Pastoral Support Officers are also the first point of contact for students, parents, staff and external agencies in relation to the students in their care. King James´s School has a designated Pastoral Support Officer for each year group, including our extensive Sixth Form.

You will be joining a highly community orientated, inspirational and ambitious school. We are seeking an outstanding candidate to support our educational aims who has the vision, drive and interpersonal skills to motivate our students. You will benefit from strong leadership, effective support by colleagues and being part of an ethos that achieves the best possible outcomes for our students.

We welcome you to visit the school before applying. If you have any queries or would like to arrange a visit, please contact:

John O´Hara (Director of Sixth Form) on 01423 866 061

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.

Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post which will be arranged for the successful applicant.

For further details about the role please refer to our Candidate Information document below.

Completed applications must be submitted via email to:

recruitment@king-james.n-yorks.sch.uk by Monday 27th November 2017. 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.