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Pastoral Practitioner – 2 Posts

Published on 18th January 2019

Closing Date

Noon - 28th January 2019

Salary Information

F3-1 £18,219 – F3-4 £20,306 Pro rata

Contract type:Term Time only Contract term: Permanent
Job Starts: Required as soon as possible

The Fernwood School enjoys an excellent reputation. It is an oversubscribed 11-16 school which achieved ‘outstanding’ in all categories from Ofsted in April 2012.
We offer a school with:

  • Leading Edge Status
  • an outstanding record for GCSE
  • a diverse, 11-16 multicultural and positive student population, and
  • a dynamic professional environment with a dedicated, innovative and talented teaching team.

Our motto of “High achievement with care and discipline for all” extends to all professionals working in the school. We have an innovative professional development roadmap providing support and progression routes for all staff irrespective of their stage of development.

Pastoral Practitioner

Our pastoral team requires two practitioners to help with the day to day pastoral work in school. This will involve all aspects of behaviour management, including one to one work, communication with parents/carers and outside agencies, and building engagement with hard to reach students. This role will also include supporting the safeguarding team to ensure the welfare of all students and successful applicants will undertake DSL training.

How to Apply

Applicants must have 5 GCSEs at grade C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths. Please return your completed application form (Microsoft Word 2003 .doc), together with your letter of application (no more than two sides of A4), outlining what your skills and experience will bring to Fernwood, and how you will be able to fulfil the job description.

Please return completed application form and letter of application to the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs C Smith at

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) Check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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