Pastoral Support Manager

Location:          Reddish Hall School, Stockport.

Salary:              Up to £24,000 dependent on experience

Hours:              37.5 hours per week

Contract:          Permanent, Term Time only


If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing school that is committed to improving the lives of children, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Pastoral Support Manager to join our team at Reddish Hall School.


About the School

Reddish Hall is an independent school based in Stockport, catering for 5-16-year olds. We accommodate pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH), offering a broad and balanced curriculum which can be tailored to individual needs


About the Group

We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as 'Outstanding' or 'Good'.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.


About the Role

To assist the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team in developing the school as a high quality specialist provision for pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) through providing the highest standards of pastoral care and support for all pupils of all abilities. This is carried out in a safe and orderly learning environment, which provides a high standard of behaviour.  To support the teachers and learning support workers in addressing the needs of all pupils but especially those pupils who need particular help with behaviour management to overcome barriers to learning. All the duties outlined are to be carried out under the direction and supervision of the Senior Leadership Team.

For further responsibilities, please view the Job description.


Essential Criteria

  • GCSEs in Maths and English, grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Basic computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Ability to build relationships with children & young people

Why work for us?

  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of children and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Free meals

Applications are invited online though the Acorn Education & Care Website ( If you have any further questions regarding how to apply, please contact 01614421197 or email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

We expect all our employees to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

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