Vacancy: Pastoral Manager

Job Title

Pastoral Manager

Application closing date



Grade 10, level 1 – 4 (£36,476 to £41,830 per annum)


37 hours per week, full year

Job description

Danesgate is a specialist setting for 5-16 year olds with social, emotional and mental health needs, alongside other SEND needs such as Autism.  We wish to recruit a member of staff who can contribute to our whole school vision.

The post holder will be required to work across our campus and with a wide age range of pupils with different SEND needs and ages. To work as part of our Senior Leadership Team and as part of the Danesgate Community you will take responsibility for ensuring that the children and young people receive a level of pastoral care which displays a commitment to the philosophy of the Danesgate Community.

You will lead the school’s pastoral support agenda; behaviour, attendance and safeguarding.  To promote partnership between school, parents/carers, and authorities, which will promote the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of our children and young people in order that they may achieve their full potential.

To engage young people who may be disengaged from education this post offers significant opportunities for professional development for anyone who is committed to working with vulnerable young people.

1 year fixed term in the first instance, to commence Sep 2021 (or sooner if possible).

Please see the documents and downloads section below below for more detail, and please ring Melanie Shepherd on 01904 642611 for a further chat if you would find this useful.  We encourage visits to the school prior to application.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Disqualification Declaration. Any information supplied will be discussed at interview.

Documents and Downloads

An application form and further details are available to download below.

Closing date

Sunday 9 May 2021 at 12 midnight

Interview date

Week commencing 17 May 2021 (to be confirmed)

Please submit completed forms by post or electronically to: Danesgate Community, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB or email