Pastoral Support Assistant

Grade 4

Salary: £24,496 – £26,845 (£21,487 – £23,548 pro rata) pay award pending

Contract: Full Time 36.40 hours per week (Term Time plus ten days)

We are seeking to appoint a Pastoral Support Assistant to our Pastoral Team.  The purpose of the post is to work with teachers and colleagues within the school to support the needs of students to overcome barriers to learning, to raise their aspirations and achieve their full potential.  Barriers could be internal or external to the school and could include issues surrounding attendance/truancy.

The successful candidate will have commitment to young people and their development, an understanding of the issues young people face and the ability to empathise with them whilst setting high expectations and clear boundaries.

In return we offer a generous pension scheme, an extensive employee welfare package and the opportunity to work in a brand new building located in a picturesque location. 

Informal enquiries are warmly encouraged to: Mrs C Briggs, Deputy Headteacher

Support Staff application forms are available at: or email:

Return completed application forms to by noon on Monday 2nd October 2023.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Saddleworth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and appointment is therefore subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

In accordance with the recommendations set out in KCSIE the school carries out online searches on shortlisted candidates.