Pastoral Manager: Learning Walkabout

Employer: Hartford High
Salary: NJC Grade 7 SCP17 – SCP23 £28,770 - £32,076 pro-rata (Actual Salary Payable £24,824 - £27,676) 
Location: Hartford Church of England High School
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time/Term Time
Hours: 37 hours. 39 weeks per year (Term time plus Inset Days).
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 23/11/2023 at 09:00
Reference: SEC/23/261392

Pastoral Manager: Learning Walkabout – AAAE5240 (Permanent Contract) 

37 hours per week (8:00am – 4:00pm Mon-Thurs & 8:00am – 3:30pm Fri), 39 weeks per year (term time plus inset days) 

Grade 7 SCP17 – SCP23 £28,770 - £32,076 pro-rata (Actual Salary Payable £24,824 - £27,676) 

We are delighted to welcome applications for the role of Pastoral Manager: Learning Walkabout at Hartford Church of England High School. Our school is a great place to work! We have brilliant students, talented and committed staff and supportive parents. Our most recent Ofsted inspection in June 2023, demonstrated that we are a good and improving school and our ambition is to make Hartford Church of England High School an outstanding place to learn and work.  

This new position of Pastoral Manager: Learning Walkabout is a central role in our pastoral team, and the successful candidate will work alongside a group of professionals dedicated to the mental wellbeing and academic success of our students. Learning Walkabout is imperative to the calm and orderly nature of our school: a constant presence on the corridors, collecting students whose current behaviour is deemed unfit for the classroom and escorting them to our Reflection Room; working with those young people to re-regulate their behaviour to be fit for learning. This role is pivotal in the development of our Behaviour and Attitudes Policy at Hartford Church of England High School.  

If you believe that you have the skills and attributes to be the Pastoral Manager: Learning Walkabout at Hartford Church of England High School, then we want to hear from you!  

If you would like to know more about the role, speak to the Headteacher or visit the school, please contact us by email or telephone 01606 786000. On behalf of all the staff and students at Hartford Church of England High School, we look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our school in the future! 

Closing Date: 9:00am Thursday 23rd November 2023. 

Interviews: Tuesday 28th November 2023 

Start Date: 1st January 2024 or sooner

Applications only accepted on completed school application forms and they should be sent to

Hartford enjoys fantastic transport links, being close to both the A49 and A556 with fast links to both the M6 and M56. There are two mainline railway stations within two minutes of the school and Manchester International Airport is only 25 minutes away. Many parents utilise the excellent transport links to work in Manchester, Chester, Liverpool, Warrington or beyond.

The school is situated in a beautiful part of Cheshire providing easy access to areas for walking, riding, cycling, sailing and canoeing. The National Parks of North Wales, the Peak District, the Lake District are all within easy transport reach. 

Hartford Church of England High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. As part of this process, all staff and volunteers are required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check. Online checks including social media will be made prior to interview.

How to apply

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