Skip to content ↓



The de Ferrers Trust


Pupil Support Manager


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

Contract Type:


Start Date:



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


Eton Park is a purpose-built school for pupils between the ages of 7 and 11 and was opened in October 1991. We have a very generous site which includes playing fields, a hard surface playground, a trim trail, ICT theatre, gardens and a nature conservation area.

On 1 May 2016 Eton Park became a proud member of The de Ferrers Trust alongside Lansdowne Infant and Horninglow Primary academies and The de Ferrers Academy itself.

At each academy the Trust will strive to inspire through the delivery of a 'World Class' education ensuring that every student achieves their potential. The Trust aspires to be a beacon of excellence within the community it serves where everyone feels valued, included and proud.

Our PRIDE values of Partnership, Respect, Integrity, Determination and Excellence are the foundations of our Trust and the community we serve.

Learning to Love Learning!

At Eton Park our focus is on learning not just within and across subject areas, but also the personal development of all learners who attend our school. We strive to inspire all learners to go beyond what they consider possible for themselves, to experience and try new things and to realise all aspects of their potential. There are no glass ceilings put on any of our learners; we wish to ignite a passion for learning and for life that will remain with them as they move on to their next phase of their learning journey.

Employer of Choice

We strive to be your ‘Employer of Choice’ and are totally committed to the ongoing support of our colleagues. We have forged excellent working relationships with various local businesses, who in turn have agreed to offer preferential offers on goods and services. We also have an on-site fitness suite and a range of fitness classes as well as a childcare voucher scheme.

Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy office on the contact details below.

Telephone: 01283 247 910