Child Protection/Welfare Officer

Waterside Primary School, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 3JS

This job expired on 28 November 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 November 2022

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 8 (SCP 28 - 33 ) £29,994 - £33,820 FTE - Actual Salary £26027.77 - £29,347.84

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you committed to making a difference? Someone who has high expectations of self, pupils and colleagues? Excited about teaching and learning and committed to improving the life chances of everyone within your care?

Stoke-on-Trent. Our mission is to realise our vision through the creativity and innovation that will enable all our learners to be ‘empowered to achieve their dreams’.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Child Protection/Welfare Officer who will, as an essential aspect of their role, provide direct support to pupils to help raise their attainment, confidence and self-esteem. As a dedicated professional, the successful candidate will demonstrate a caring and supportive approach, be an excellent team player and aspire to ensuring and maintaining high standards within all elements of their practice.

If you are passionate about developing both self and others, are an excellent role model and have the ability to foster superb communication and relationships with parents, then this could well be the job for you!

As part of a family of schools within Shaw Education Trust, in which primary, secondary and special schools, as well as an FE setting, work alongside one another to support the most positive outcomes for all pupils across the trust, you will receive a wealth of opportunities, training and support to enable you to excel in this vital role.

Applicants must:

Be a qualified professional

  • Be committed to the needs of the pupils, parents and other stakeholders
  • Have well-developed interpersonal skills, as an outstanding role model
  • Demonstrate a proactive and positive attitude around school.
  • Be able to relate well to a wide range of people.
  • Work as a collaborative team member as well as demonstrating personal initiative and flexibility to deliver an excellent experience for our children.

What the school offers its staff

Waterside Primary School is a vibrant, multi-cultural school in the heart of Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme/Teachers Pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service +Paid Bank Holidays FTE) – Support Staff Only
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunity to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Waterside Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
428 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Waterside Primary School is an innovative, forward thinking school based in Stoke on Trent where all learners are empowered to achieve their dreams, where we believe everyone has the potential to be extraordinary. We have a world class team that work relentlessly to make every day a magical day of learning that suits every child's needs to ensure they make rapid gains not only as a learners across the curriculum but as an individuals prepared for the 21st and 22nd century living and world we live in. It is our duty and privilege as a school to make a difference every day. At Waterside Primary School we provide an excellent foundation for your children to develop as individuals and are committed to enabling all pupils to fulfil their potential. We hold dear important values such as mutual respect for one another regardless of age, gender, religion and academic ability. We hold dearly the British values and are proud to be British citizens. At Waterside - Every child really does matter and we make a difference to every child. The aim of our provision is to encourage and foster a love for learning. We believe that this is the key to academic success and are continually striving to improve outcomes for our families.

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