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Job Title:      Pastoral Leader


Contract:         Permanent


Pay Scale:        MPS


Working Time:  Full time as specified within the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.


Responsible to:  Headteacher


Start date:    April 2021 or as soon as possible


Bassett Green Primary School is on a school improvement journey and we are making good progress to ensure the best education and quality of care for all our children.  We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative and motivated pastoral leader. Currently in Covid times, we have seven children in nurture provision all day.  In usual times, the provision would be for the morning and during the afternoon pastoral interventions would be carried out across the school, alongside the pastoral team to support our children’s social and emotional development.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:


  • A passionate drive to ensure the best for the pupils and their education as well as a keenness to contribute positively to the whole school. 
  • The ability to inspire and motivate children and build strong relationships with all children and adults
  • A passion and commitment to help children make accelerated progress
  • Valuing children and have an understanding of how they best learn
  • A sense of humour and a sense of fun
  • An ambition for your own professional development and that of others
  • An understanding of childhood experiences and the effect that this can have on them
  • Recognition of the importance of removing barriers, working with pupils individually and providing supportive intervention in a calm, respectful and caring manner.


If you enjoy school improvement, want to make a difference to all our children and develop your leadership of a small pastoral team, then Bassett Green is the place for you.


We are a Bassett Green family and can offer you:


  • A school ethos where staff, children, parents and families are valued.
  • An ambitious, forward thinking and supportive team of staff and senior leaders.
  • A vibrant, multi-cultural working environment.
  • The chance to be part of an exciting school improvement journey, which will make a real impact and change the life chances of children in our community.
  • Extensive opportunities for professional development both in-house and across our Co-Operative Trust- Aspire. 
  • A family ethos where everyone’s well-being is important, with a wellbeing package available to all staff.


Application Procedure:

This vacancy will be subject to SCC Safer Recruitment procedures, including an enhanced DBS check.  Please contact the Headteacher Charlotte Stillwell via email ( if you would like to discuss the role in more detail, or to arrange a virtual tour of the school.


Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 14th December 2020


Interviews will be conducted via Zoom. Dates are to be confirmed. For further information, an Application form, Job Description and Person Specification please see the attached files.

To submit an application, please complete the application form and email it to


Volunteer Vacancies

We are always keen to welcome volunteers to our school to support our children in their learning.   Volunteer opportunities can be flexible to fit around your work, study or family commitments, and you can make a commitment to help for a certain number of days, weeks or terms.


Current Vacancies - Reading Volunteers


We are currently recruiting volunteers to support with reading in school. Reading volunteers will be working 1:1 with children to listen to children read, support with phonics skills, and check reading comprehension. Volunteers will work under the direction of the class teacher.  The minimum commitment for this volunteer role will be one hour each week.  Please complete the Volunteering Form below to find out more.


Current Vacancies - Work Experience Placement


We support work experience placements for KS4/5 students, as well as those looking to apply for teacher training.  Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications at peak times, and may not be able to accommodate all requests. If you would like to apply for a work experience placement, please complete the Volunteering and Work Experience From below.

Volunteering and Work Experience Application Form


If you are interested in volunteering at Bassett Green Primary School, please complete the form below and send it to Helen Brown either via the school office, or at