Pastoral Manager – Year 9


Job Reference XS 8.1a

Dorset Grade 8 Scale Point 12-20 (£11.19 – £13.11 per hour)

35 hours per week

Term time only plus 5 staff days



A non-teaching member of staff is needed to manage the attendance, behaviour and safeguarding for Year 9. The successful candidate will work alongside and support our existing teaching Heads of House and SLT link as we continue to support all students to achieve their best academic outcomes, whilst dealing with the many diverse issues that arise in a school.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Recording and dealing with safeguarding concerns
  • Responding to behaviour incidents, collecting statements and speaking to students, managing the report card system
  • Checking attendance for the year group is accurate on G4S and making referrals to the attendance service for students of concern
  • Responding to parental concerns within 24 hours
  • Being available for multiagency work
  • Organising drop in sessions for other agencies in school and making appointments for students in your year.

You will be:

  • Committed to raising standards of achievement
  • Able to work constructively as part of a team
  • Able to organise, lead and motivate others
  • Able to prioritise work and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Able to liaise with students, parents and external agencies in a calm, sensitive and confident manner.

To apply, please click on ‘Apply Now’ on the Dorset for You website or alternatively an Application Form is available on our website here.  Completed Application Forms should be sent to  If you require any further information, please contact Andrea Baxter on 01202 871243.

Closing date:   MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 9TH JUNE 2019        

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

Ferndown Upper School values the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community