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Posted Tuesday 5th Sep 2023

Start Date Tuesday 5th Sep 2023

Close Date Friday 20th Oct 2023 (closed)

Key Stage Secondary

Job Description

Our very good Secondary School in Medway are looking for a full time Pastoral Teacher to start as soon as possible.  They are happy for you to work on a long term temporary basis, so ideal for someone looking for someone that would like some flexibility but able to commit at least until the end of December. 
Pastoral teacher for the respective year group and to promote the school values.   
Responsibilities/Accountabilities include: 
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
To ensure that the students have a pastoral care programme and working ethos which supports their academic as well as personal, social and emotional development across the school.

To ensure students wellbeing is at the forefront of their experience at the School through each year and key stage.

To meet regularly with the Deputy Headteacher and review and report on all aspects within the year group, including behaviour, attendance and progress.

To strategically review, plan and implement interventions to support students’ progress in lessons and across the school in their education.
To support and challenge student attendance through robust monitoring and use of school systems.

To implement, review and update the levels of intervention for all students that require it and communicate   this information to parents and staff where appropriate.

To alert teachers, Director of Learning, Senior Leaders, individual students and their parents regarding concerns over progress, behaviour or attendance.
In conjunction with the other Heads of Year, to consistently operate and support the development of the Golden Tickets rewards system.
To plan and deliver dynamic and exciting rewards assemblies each term that celebrates achievement and promotes good attitudes and progress within the school.
To plan rewards trips that promote positive attitudes and celebrates success
To strategically plan, monitor and evaluate the work of the tutors across the academic year ensuring that they are effective in their roles.
To support a smooth transition for students at Year 7 and at Year 11 as they move phases, where appropriate.
To promote positive relationships with parents. To ensure regular contact is made and provide a range of opportunities for parents to be involved in supporting their child’s learning.

Why choose KTS:

  • PAYE – we pay PAYE meaning your tax is all worked out for you and we never use umbrella companies, meaning the money you earn is yours to keep – besides the usual deductions of tax, NI (and pension and student loan if applicable) – there are no additional deductions from your pay
  • Pension scheme – we offer a pension scheme with a total of an 8% contribution – your other pensions can be transferred into this pot too, keeping it all in one convenient place for you (different to the Teachers Pension)
  • Refer a friend – recommend your friends, family, colleagues to KTS, and you will receive a £50 referral fee. This can be teachers, TAs, support staff.
  • Guaranteed Work Scheme (GWS) – a type of contract where you are guaranteed payment, regardless of if we are able to find you work. We are so confident that we will be able to find you appropriate work, that if there are ever any days where we are unable to find you work, you will still be paid in line with your GWS
  • Proven track record of success – we have years of experience as well as well established relationships with schools meaning we are extremely busy and can provide you with supply teaching work on all your available days. Our Google reviews speak for themselves
  • In depth face to face registration – we take the time to meet you in person when you register with us so that we can get to know you and exactly what you are looking for, this way you haven’t got to send us any ID online, you can bring it all with you
  • Members of the REC – similar to Ofsted for schools, the REC audit us to make sure we are doing everything correctly and doing the best we can for our teachers


We have opportunities for teachers of both KS1 & KS2, so please apply today to start working in your preferred Key Stage this September.

You must hold UK QTS. ECTs welcome to apply.

Job Description:

  • Supply Teacher
  • Teaching students using pre-planned lessons left by the regular class teacher
  • Covering short- and long-term absences (you can let us know your preference)
  • Encouraging pupil participation in lessons and other school related activities
  • Communicating with class Teaching Assistant and other school colleagues and reporting any relevant information to the relevant staff members

If you are interested in this role, please apply today.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults; therefore, every candidate is subject to relevant qualifications, satisfactory references, enhanced DBS and other relevant checks being made. Agy.

Please contact [email protected] or call on 01622 804025


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