Pastoral Support Manager

Secondary · Ashford, Kent
Department Secondary
Employment Type Permanent
Compensation Academy Band C £18,517 - £19,625 (pro-rata for term time)

The John Wallis Academy is seeking to appoint an ambitious and highly motivated Pastoral Support Manager to join our Academy.  The Pastoral Support Manager is responsible for dealing with students, parents and carers on a daily basis in support of the Academy culture and ethos, developing the Academy’s internal structures for student support and challenge and promote links with external communities so that learning and opportunities for the personal development of students, their families and the wider community are maximised. 


  • Support students in terms of behaviour and emotional wellbeing during a working day, monitoring reporting procedures, reintegration meetings, internal exclusions, external exclusions, detentions, attendance, lateness.
  • Assist in the identification of early signs of disengagement and contribute to specific interventions to encourage re-engagement with the curriculum and Academy life.
  • To provide support and guidance for pupils/students in terms of attending breakfast in the restaurant, supporting early morning/late afternoon study sessions, reintegration meetings, pastoral meetings, group tutor meetings, detentions, internal and external exclusions and attendance issues.


This position is 37 hours per week and is term time only.


TJWA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including, safeguarding, an enhanced DBS check, references and the right to work in the UK.

 This position provides an exciting and excellent opportunity to work in high quality and well-resourced environment and with an enthusiastic and passionate team. The benefits of working at The John Wallis Academy include, a comprehensive induction programme for all staff, a new mentoring and coaching system throughout the school. A supportive leadership team and the opportunity to undertake training and development to enhance yourself as an individual through a variety of different opportunities.


The John Wallis Church of England Academy is a 0-19 Academy in Ashford, Kent.

The Academy provides an outstanding learning environment that ensures a wealth of opportunities for students to achieve their full potential, with a curriculum that engenders a love of learning; high attainment, helping students to become qualified, skilled and adaptable; a personalised learning approach, offering outstanding tutorial support; high expectations of all its students, irrespective of their ability or needs; a strong ethos of security, care and warmth for one another, increasing students self esteem and confidence; providing stepping stones to and from the community it serves.

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  • Location
    Ashford, Kent
  • Department
    Secondary
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Compensation
    Academy Band C £18,517 - £19,625 (pro-rata for term time)