Abbeyfield School

Pastoral Lead, Chippenham

Location: Chippenham SN15 3XB

Salary: Grade H grade - £24,313 - £26,317 pro rata per annum

Working Pattern: 1 year fixed term 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only)

Closing date: 12 June 2020


Required September 2020

This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School: under the outstanding and dynamic Leadership Team, the school is moving from strength to strength. Our Ofsted in March 2017 described us as a ‘flourishing’ school with outstanding leadership and management and pupil behaviour. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high-calibre staff who are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all.

The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to make the appointment of a friendly and motivated Pastoral Lead. The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team who are fully committed to ensuring all staff and students fulfill their potential and continue to enjoy enviable success. For more information please contact Simon Down, Assistant Headteacher, via email:

Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school has had three successful Ofsted inspections and we are proud to offer:

• Excellent students who will work with you to achieve the highest standards

• A high-performing and growing school

• Excellent leadership, which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership

• A thriving sixth form where pupils make strong progress

• Outstanding behaviour

• Friendly and welcoming pupils who thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding.

Additional information

For a full information pack, please see our website

Completed applications and supporting statement should be emailed to

Closing date: 9am, Friday 12 June 2020

Interview date: Thursday 18 June 2020

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

Abbeyfield School
Stanley Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 3XB
Tel: 01249 464500
Headteacher: Mr Plummer and Mr Norgrove Co-Headteachers