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Pupil Support Manager - Temporary

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We currently consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

Our Vision and Aims

To ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

We aim to achieve our vision through:

  • Delivering a high quality education for all pupils.
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining high - calibre members of staff.
  • Establishing and developing robust governance.
  • Ensuring financial probity and viability.
  • Developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services.
  • Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust.

Eton Park Junior Academy

Location: Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2SG

Trust Grade 6 £22,911 – £25,801 (FTE) £19,807 - £22,306 (Actual salary)

This temporary position will be offered at 37 hours per week, working weeks are Term Time working hours to be discussed at interview.

Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting Eton Park Junior Academy on 01283 247910.

Eton Park Junior is a purpose built Academy for pupils between the ages of 7 and 11. Our focus is on learning and the personal development of all learners. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic member of staff to work under the director of Senior Staff to provide pastoral support to pupils and advice to parents in order to improve educational outcomes. To act as Alternative Designated Lead for safeguarding.

The successful applicant will work with outside agencies, regular contact and meetings with parents, work with students on a 1 to 1 and group basis, monitor attendance, liaise with EWO in order to raise attendance so that it is in line with national and county attendance initiatives and requirements. They will also be responsible for undertaking administration of pupils and may line manage other staff.


The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust. 

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Discounts for days out, shopping, holidays and much more, with different offers each month!
  • Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy.

Closing date: Friday 22nd November 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 27th November 2019

How to Apply:

You can apply directly to the Trust HR Team via the Trust website or email applications to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 372621 and ask to speak to Samantha Lawless, HR Officer.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Trust Grade 6 £22,911 – £25,801 (FTE) £19,807 - £22,306 (Actual salary) – Temporary Position