Pastoral Lead - Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

Essential Criteria: Teaching or relevant qualification or experience that includes working with children in a SEN setting (ASD / SEMH)

Location: Stoke

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours: Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week, 39 weeks term time

Salary: £22,472

Pastoral Lead - Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

We are currently looking for a Pastoral Lead - Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare in Stoke on Trent where our “Outstanding” rated Aurora Hanley School supports young people aged 6 - 19 with complex needs typically related to Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism and other conditions.

The Role:

This post will be that of a senior manager within the school and lead on the behaviour, welfare and personal development of the young people in our care.

Key duties will include

- Supporting staff within the day to day setting, working creatively to ensure that all young people have access to the curriculum.

-  Monitor and report on systems in place in relation to behaviour, attendance and all aspects of student welfare.

- To analyse information and data and work with all staff, including the clinical team, to effect positive change, including supporting with training.

- Support in the development and monitoring of the ‘Social Skills Curriculum’.

- To develop links with local organisations/companies and lead on work experience programme

- Work with the clinical team to be the schools ‘Mental Health Ambassador’.

- Oversee the development of any new systems and practice.

- Supporting young people and their families to access help, as needed.

Skills and Experience:

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • A teaching or relevant qualification or experience that includes working with children in a SEN setting (ASD and SEMH)
  • Knowledge of Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation and Independent Schools Inspections framework.
  • High standard of education in English and Maths
  • Good level of IT skill and competency in navigating electronic systems.
  • Ability to build strong positive relationships with staff, students, families and external agencies


Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance
  • Pension plan
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Paid holiday

Closing date: 9th September 2019 

How to Apply:

If you are interested then click “Apply Online” below. Alternatively, call HR on 01782 973737 or email:

A comprehensive job description is available upon request.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and adults who use our services and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer





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