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Pastoral Practitioner – Full time – Term Time Only

Published on 23rd June 2022

Closing Date

Noon - 1st July 2022

Interview Date

7th July 2022

Salary Information

F3-1 (£21,950) - F3-4 (£23,148) (Pro-rata)

Fernwood is an 11-16 School enjoying an excellent reputation for high standards of achievement and behaviour. We offer a
school with:

• An ethos of ‘High Achievement with Care and Discipline for All’
• A teaching profession that is dedicated, innovative and talented
• A teaching profession that is treated with respect and afforded autonomy in the classroom
• A wonderful group of students who behave well and have high aspirations
• A strong Progress 8 score
• Staff and Governors that are professional and enjoy working together for the benefit of the young people we serve
• An Ofsted outstanding judgement
• Leading Edge Status

The Governors and staff are committed to continuous improvement and welcome applications from candidates with drive and determination who are able to challenge and inspire students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.
Pastoral PractitionerOur pastoral team requires a practitioner 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.
Applicants must have 5 GCSEs at grade C or equivalent, preferably including English and maths.

If you would like to have a look around the school or talk about the post prior to application, please contact Ms J Green (Deputy

How to Apply

Please complete the application form together with a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4, font size 11) outlining what your skills and experience will bring to Fernwood, and how you will be able to fulfil the job description. Please address the letter to Mr P Burke (Head Teacher).

Please return your completed application form and supporting letter to Mrs C Smith (HR Manager & PA to Head Teacher) by post or by email to

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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