Pastoral Care Worker

Vacancy Position

Pastoral Care Worker


Summerside Primary School, Crossway, Finchley, N12 0QT


Actual Salary Gross Salary £17,629.10 - £19,712.34pa (£28,992-£32,418pa FTE)

Start Date

About The Role

Pastoral care worker

Reporting to: Headteacher and working closely with key senior members of staff

School/Location: Summerside Primary Academy, Crossway, Finchley, N12 0QU

Start Date: January 2021

Hours: 25 hours a week. Term time only.

Closing Date: Monday 2nd November

Interviews:  Wednesday 11th November

We are a vibrant two-form entry Primary School with a Nursery. We are culturally and socially diverse and have a strong inclusive ethos.

We can offer:

  • Enthusiastic, responsive children.
  • The opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives.
  • A strong, supportive staff team.
  • A positive and caring culture.
  • An embedded culture of safeguarding.
  • A genuinely inclusive school.
  • Children from diverse ethnicities and cultures.
  • Excellent induction for new members of staff.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for supporting all children to achieve their potential
  • Is able to support identified children who may be vulnerable or have emotional and behavioural difficulties.
  • Holds a relevant qualification in working with children and can show evidence of relevant and recent experience in an educational or child protection environment. Is willing to undertake further training.
  • Is willing to lead on Child Protection as part of a team with Deputy Head and Headteacher.
  • Has experience of working with families.
  • Has experience of working with outside agencies.
  • Is flexible and a committed to team-working. Can be proactive and drive initiatives forward.
  • Is committed to giving the best to every child.
  • Is enthusiastic, committed and resilient.
  • Has great personal organisation, communication skills and good ICT skills.

We welcome applications from experienced Pastoral Care Workers, Learning Mentors or from people with other relevant experience of working with children, who can demonstrate their ability to engage children from a range of backgrounds.

The contact details are: Summerside Primary Academy, Crossway, Finchley, N12 0QU


Tel: 020 8445 1192

How to apply:

Completed applications should be returned to: Summerside Primary Academy, Crossway, Finchley, N12 0QU or by email:

Closing Date:  Monday 2nd November

Interviews: Wednesday 11th November


Application Pack:

Application form

JD / Person Spec

All candidates are asked to complete REAch2’s online Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

REAch2 are a Real Living Wage Employer.

School Location
Crossway, London Borough of Barnet, England N12 0QT