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NJC Grade 5, covering Points 15: £27,803 to 20: £30,296 gross per annum pro rata
Stocksbridge High School
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Start date: 15 April 2024 or sooner if possible

Minerva Learning Trust is an expanding Sheffield based multi-academy Trust with a vision of providing outstanding education for all the students within our schools. The Trust is passionate that all students should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling with their potential developed to the utmost. Stocksbridge High School is an ambitious and inclusive 11 to 16 comprehensive school firmly rooted in our local community. We are open, friendly and welcoming with great students and a dedicated staff. Stocksbridge High School is part of Minerva Learning Trust and together we have a vision of providing outstanding education for all the students within our schools.

This is an exciting opening to join the team at Stocksbridge High School as we have two opportunities to join our Pastoral Department as Pastoral Managers. These appointments are a key opportunity to join a developing, supportive, and committed team. The successful applicants will have:
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen, question, negotiate and reflect.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of audiences including senior managers, parents/carers and external agencies.
• The ability to deal with difficult situations and behaviours.
• The ability to empathise with students, developing trust and respectful relationships.
• A minimum of GCSE or equivalent Level 2 in English and mathematics.
• An extensive knowledge and experience of working with young people and be able to offer care, guidance and support to meet the needs of all pupils within their year group.
• An understanding and experience of liaising with external agencies.
• The ability to advise and influence the practice of colleagues to best support young people to be successful in school
• The ability to empathise with young people, has a flexible approach and takes pride in their work.
• The ability to support, monitor and manage pupil’s behaviour, attendance and academic progress in order that they can succeed.
• The ability to analyse and present data to inform next steps and actions.
• The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• The ability to forge positive relationships with staff, pupils, parents and outside agencies.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school or have an informal discussion about the role with Mr Adam Atkinson, Assistant Headteacher, arrangements for this can be made via e-mail to:

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment, further information can be found in our child protection and safeguarding policy on our statutory information page on our website Statutory Information - Minerva Learning Trust The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. In line with KCSIE, the trust/school will be carrying out online searches on shortlisted candidates as part of their due diligence.

The application form and information pack is available on the Minerva Learning Trust’s and Stocksbridge High school’s website - Stocksbridge High School. Please ensure that you do not fill in a Sheffield City Council application form in respect of this vacancy as your application may not be considered.

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.