Pastoral Support Coordinator

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Pastoral Support Coordinator

Responsible To:    Assistant Headteacher

Salary:    H5 (FTE £20,903-£23,080)  Actual salary (£10,102-£11,155)

Contract:    21 hours a week (flexibility with days and hours will be considered) term time plus 1 week

Start Date:    ASAP


We are seeking an enthusiastic and organised individual to provide general support to the Heads of House with pupils who have additional emotional, social, behavioural and learning with work completion. The post holder will play a crucial role in the day-to-day life of a school by providing a wide range of pastoral pupil support.The post holder will be required to adopt a flexible approach and  be confident, supportive and possess good interpersonal and communication skills. 

Your role will include:

  • Provide targeted support to children and young people and their families by engaging them in time limited one to one/group support

  • To advise and inform parents/carers about relevant local services and where appropriate support Heads of Houses in making referrals to other agencies.

  • Liaise and work under the guidance of the Assistant Headteacher 

  • Manage appointments for students with external agencies and manage information sharing from such meetings

  • Triage Student Services when necessary


The successful applicant will:

  • Have excellent administrative and communication skills

  • Experience with working with young people, parents and carers and knowledge of understanding how to respond to diversity of needs and backgrounds

  • Experience of working within a school setting is desirable.

  • Positive and professional attitude 

  • Be a strong team player and adaptive to flexibility

  • Ability to prioritise workload and self management


We will offer you a positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors. We have enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and behave well in and around the school, and a professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with capacity and commitment to raise student achievement even further. 

Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. At the beginning of this year we moved into a new state of the art school building. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work. Ofsted Inspection November 2017 stated: ‘Pupils are highly motivated to learn.' ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features.’ Staff wellbeing is incredibly important to Tring School and we have a wellbeing team who organise events and surprises to support staff as well as links to external support via our Employee Assistance Program. All new staff members are allocated a coach to support them through their first year at Tring School. All staff receive high quality CPD opportunities provided to the whole school and within the department.


For more information please visit the Tring School vacancies page. To apply, submit a Tring School application form to M Hutchinson at


Closing Date: 21 January 2022

Interview Date: TBC shortly after closing date

“The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.”Safer recruitment Policy , Child protection Policy KCSIE 2021


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