Job Details

Job Title:          Pastoral Support Worker

Location:         Glebedale School, Stoke on Trent

Salary:              £16,000 - £23,000 per annum

Hours:              Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week.

Contract:          Permanent Term Time only

 Are you committed to improving the lives of children and young people?

 We are looking for an experienced Pastoral Support Worker to join our fantastic team at Glebedale School, Stoke on Trent.

As a Pastoral Support Worker your role will be to create and maintain a purposeful, structured, and nurturing environment where pupils feel safe to learn.  Leading and modelling best practice and driving strategies which support pupils’ personal development.

This is a great opportunity for a Pastoral Support Worker who is looking to continue their career in Education and is motivated to inspire learning in children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

We need people who share our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

You should be educated to GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English or be willing to work towards these qualifications. You will be calm, engaging, resilient, enjoy working as part of a team, and be genuinely motivated by helping every child to reach their potential.

About us:

 Glebedale School is an independent school offering specialist provision for pupils with social emotional and mental health difficulties. We work with boys and girls from aged 7 upwards. In July 2018 we were rated "good" by Ofsted and "Outstanding" for Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare.

 Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

 Why join us?

 We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

 Application process & dates

Selection is by application and interview. Interviews will take place in July with an anticipated start date of September 1st 2021.

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.

For further information and to apply please visit our website at