Deputy Pastoral Director

Ark All Saints Academy

  • £29,915-£35,381 per annum (pro rata)
  • Camberwell / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago
Location: Camberwell, South London

Salary: £29,915-£35,381 per annum (pro rata)

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time (40 hrs per week 41 weeks per year)

Start date:  As soon as possible

Closing date: Sunday 5th November 2023 at midnight

Interview Date: Ongoing interviews in November 2023

Be part of a school that the local community of Camberwell is proud of.


About the role:


We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring Deputy Pastoral Director. You will work with families, parents and carers to enable young people to have full access to educational opportunities and overcome barriers to learning.  As well as your key responsibilities, you’ll be an inspirational role model to our pupils and work with both staff and the wider school community to establish a supportive and nurturing environment in which children can progress.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Support the Pastoral Director in creating and embedding a culture that enables all scholars to maximise their achievements across the spectrum of school life.
  • Monitor scholars’ academic progress and address the needs of scholars who require help to overcome their barriers to achievement, both inside and outside of school, through activities and strategies enabling them to reach their full potential.
  • Liaise both internally and externally with agencies and individuals to support scholars’ progress.
  • To work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the highest level of pastoral care is provided to every scholar and play an active role in resolving any issues of scholar welfare and support
  • View the full job description and person specification click here

About our school:

At Ark All Saints Academy, we relentlessly pursue academic excellence for all children. Our vision is for every child at our school fulfil their potential and be set up for success when they move on to sixth form and university. Our teaching and academic intervention groups are named after leading universities as a reminder to all of our aims.

Our values and ethos are based in Christian principles and whilst we welcome people of all faith and none, we expect all scholars to respect each other’s faith.

Our staff team is deeply committed to the academy’s future, and looking to create a vision for success, a culture of academic achievement and a nurturing environment in which students can thrive. Our goals are:

·       To grow in CONFIDENCE

·       To live RESPONSIBLY

·       To act with INTEGRITY

·       To be SUCCESSFUL

To learn more about us, please refer to the application link present at the bottom of this vacancy.

What we offer:

·       Salaries 2.5% higher than main pay scale.

·       Twice as many training days as standard.

·       Generous pension scheme.

·       Access to Ark rewards – a scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers

·       Interest-free loans – up to £5,000 available for season ticket or to buy a bicycle.

·       Gym discounts – offering up to 40%.

·       Access to Employee Assistance Programme – providing free, confidential counselling, legal advice and a range of different support.

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer.

How to apply:

Please refer to the application link present at the bottom of this vacancy and submit your application. Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response. Early application is strongly advised.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity or for any queries, please refer to the application link present at the bottom of this vacancy.

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Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. 


Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link. 

We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their full potential. We want to reflect and represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s diversity and inclusion commitments, please click on this link.

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