Pastoral Assistant for Independent School in Windsor

Windsor, Berkshire
OFDWIN10_1715616349
Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
Competitive
  1. Long-term

Pastoral Assistant for Independent School in Windsor

Windsor, Berkshire

Tradewind are currently working with an Independent specialist school in Windsor who are seeking Pastoral Assistants to start as soon as possible.

Role/ Responsibilities:

  • To work in partnership with Progress and Achievement Leader/Assistant Head Teacher.
  • To oversee behaviour, attendance and welfare issues relating to assigned year group/s.
  • To help remove welfare barriers to learning, enabling students to make at least expected progress.
  • In particular supporting vulnerable learners to make good progress, including - Pupil premium students - Looked after children - Young carers - Persistent non-attenders
  • To deal with issues in a positive manner, communicating actions to staff and parents as appropriate.
  • To enforce expectations with regard to uniform, attendance, punctuality and respectful behaviour.
  • To ensure smooth running of year assemblies; leading and preparing some assemblies.
  • To be proactive in supporting the school behaviour system by being a strong presence in corridors at lesson changeovers, break times, end of lunchtimes, end of the school day.
  • To attend meetings and reviews as necessary, making contact with parents as required.
  • To build relationships with parents and resolve issues, liaising with external agencies as directed.
  • To be alert to safeguarding issues, log and pass on concerns as appropriate, deal confidentially and sensitively with parents and students undergoing difficulties.

About the school:

  • Small class sizes of no more than 8 pupils with high staff ratios and additional pastoral and academic support.
  • A unique and personalised curriculum model that ensures academic success, individualised development and preparation for adulthood.
  • A dynamic and caring school community committed to fostering the growth and development of our students.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth in your career.
  • A fun and engaging learning environment that encourages creativity and innovation.
  • Supportive staff and a dedicated Senior Leadership Team to guide and mentor you.

Requirements:

  • Relevant experience working with children with special educational needs is preferred but not required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A compassionate and patient nature, with a genuine passion for working with children.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.

To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible
  • Legal right to work in the UK

Tradewind are renowned for offering top rates of pay, more CPD than any other agency, great referral bonus and termly networking & social events.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position or for more information about the role, contact Olivia Franklin on 0207 845 5450 (Option 3) / Olivia.Franklin@twrecruitment.com

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