Education Welfare Officer
Permanent, 25 hours per week, term time only (8am -1pm, Mon – Fri)
WPT Band 6 £25,481 – £27,741 (£14,899 – £16,220 pro rata)
At Wickersley Partnership Trust, students and learning are at the centre of everything we do. We nurture the development of knowledge, creativity, skills and understanding to help our children develop into happy, healthy, caring and successful citizens. We do this in a safe and positive learning environment where every individual is valued, self-belief is encouraged and each individual is able to achieve their full potential.
Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 8 primary schools and 5 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties. WPT is committed to ensuring that all students have the best educational experience possible, and to do this, we recognise the importance of supporting our staff thoroughly in their professional development through the dissemination of best practice and collaboration, and through reflecting and debating on their practice. More about WPT’s vision can be found on our website.
About the role
As Education Welfare Officer you will support the academy to fulfil its statutory duties in relation to attendance, working with families and external agencies to reduce persistent absence and improve inclusion and behaviour.
You should have experience of working with children and families, be able work independently and have the ability to deal with sensitive issues.
Experience of using school systems e.g. Bromcom are desirable, however full training will be provided to the successful candidate.
Please visit our new recruitment website to apply.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.
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