Assistant Pastoral Manager

Outcomes First Group

At OFG, we work smarter so you can spend more time doing what makes you happy!

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us !

Job Title: Assistant Pastoral Manager

Location: Belmont Secondary School, Rawtenstall

Salary: up to £24,000 per annum depending on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract: Permanent; term time only

Must be UK based.

All applications must be filled out completely.

Due to growth in service, we ae recruiting for an Assistant Pastoral Manager to join our amazing team at Belmont Secondary located in Rawtenstall.

Job Purpose

The successful applicant will assist the Pastoral Manager and SLT in developing the school as a high-quality specialist provision for pupils. Uphold the ethos, aims and values of the school, its policies, and codes of practice at all times. Help manage the structure and organisation of the school day and carry out the agreed specific duties of the Assistant Pastoral Manager.


  • GCSE or equivalent lever to a grade C (4) in English and Maths.
  • Relevant experience of working within a school setting in the secondary age range.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Behaviour for Learning.
  • Confident use of ICT communication skills
  • Confident in report writing
  • Knowledge and understanding of data analysis and the ability to use data to set targets for improvement
  • Confident in whole school self-valuation
  • Safeguarding of pupils

About the School

Belmont Secondary is an independent, specialist day school for boys 11 to 18, catering for pupils with a wide range of needs. Our dedicated team, work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.

We pride ourselves in steering pupils in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both academically and socially to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build confidence in our pupils, so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.

This opportunity is within commutable distance of Rawtenstall, Bury, Burnley and surrounding areas.

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable pupils and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join Acorn Education & Care?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.

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