Role:         Pastoral Manager
Position:   Permanent; Term Time Only
Site:          Shifnal School
Hours:      40 hours per week; Monday – Friday (plus flexibility for additional if required)
Salary:      £25,000 - £30,000 per annum

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

Shifnal School is an Ofsted ‘Good’ registered independent education campus offering a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum to boy and girls aged 5-19 years who have Social, Emotional and Mental health difficulties.

Shifnal School strives to provide learning experiences and opportunities that will enhance the lives of all the students they educate; with the bespoke and balanced teaching allowing our students the ability to grow into confident and creative individuals. We are within commutable distance of Telford, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Bromwich and other surrounding towns and villages.

About the Role

As part of our continued growth, we now have a fantastic opportunity for a Pastoral Manager to join our close-knit team at Hillcrest Shifnal School and work with our pupils.

If you are looking to join a dedicated team in a school that will welcome your ideas and re-engage our young people, we would like to hear from you. We require a Pastoral Manager who can make a significant contribution to our school and support our students and staff on our journey to becoming an outstanding provision.

As Pastoral Manager you will frequently be the person filtering information and tackling situations as they arise and the ability to communicate clearly and confidently are essential.

 You will be a self-motivated team player, able to use your own initiative and have a commitment to the school’s ethos, aims and its whole community. The successful candidate will be an innovative, reflective practitioner who can demonstrate the willingness to adapt and learn. We are looking for an individual with high expectations and standards who can offer excellent behavioural management skills. You will lead your team of staff by example and make a real difference to our students.

You will need to:

  • Create detailed bespoke risk assessments for our students
  • Be confident in your knowledge and application of trauma informed practice
  • Co-ordinate multi-disciplinary approaches to support best outcomes
  • Support staff to develop their management of challenging behaviour
  • Analyse data and action next steps for improvement
  • Work alongside other leaders including department leads and Safeguarding Officer, and support in having an oversight of risk management and safeguarding
  • Complete CPI instructor training and become the schools lead in this area

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

Application process & dates

For further information and to apply please visit our website at

Please also note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications. 

Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your Interview.

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