WSSC Placement Officer

Job Vacancy

Placement Officer

Permanent, 37 hours per week, term time only

WPT Band 6 £25,481 – £27,741 (£22,050 – £24,006 pro rata)

As soon as possible


Wickersley School and Sports College

17th November 2021 (noon)

About us

At Wickersley Partnership Trust, pupils 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

You will be responsible for supporting both childcare and health & social care students whilst completing their placements. You will support students with their qualification and monitor their progress to maximise their potential. The role involves arranging and communicating with placement settings/hosts, planning and carrying out assessments against nationally recognised standards to ensure timely achievement of their respective qualifications, alongside carrying out daily monitoring, attendance and safeguarding duties.

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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Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.