Pupil Support and Welfare Officer
Salary: Grade 6 – Term Time Only - £17,323 - £19,549
Commencement Date: 1st September 2018 or earlier if possible
Hours: 37 hours per week
About The Role
The Governors wish to appoint a vibrant and energetic person to act as our Pupil Support and Welfare Officer within the Academy. The successful candidate will have experience of working with children who experience a range of barriers to learning and will ideally have worked alongside parents to overcome them.
This is a very exciting and rewarding role supporting children who find it difficult to cope with the everyday rigours of school life, including young carers, those with low self-esteem, as well as social and emotional challenges. The role will appeal to those who want to make a difference and who will go the extra-mile because it matters!
There is a well-resourced Inclusion Room which provides a safe and engaging support environment.
We will provide:
Excellent care and support for staff
Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development
Access to a company healthcare plan
Qualifications desirable NNEB, NVQ3 or City & Guilds 73202 or 7327 but experienced Teaching Assistants would be considered.
A willingness to provide emergency first aid cover would be beneficial for which training would be provided.
The normal place of work would be Christ Church Academy. This Academy is part of ‘The Key Educational Trust’ and the Trust reserves the right to deploy the successful candidate to work at any other Academy within the Trust.
Copies of the above forms are available from the Academy (SAE please).
Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact Miss Wendy Fenton, PA to the Principal on 01785 337754.
Completed application and recruitment monitoring forms can be emailed to Miss Fenton via firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to the Academy marked for Miss Fenton’s attention.
Candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted by telephone or email.
Closing Date: Friday 22nd June 2018 at 12 noon
Interview Date: Thursday 28th June 2018
This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position is subject to a “disclosure” check under the “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974”. Further details regarding this check and Staffordshire County Council’s employment policy will be found within the application pack.
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