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  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Full time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£36,648.00 - £39,186.00 Annually (Actual)

Education Welfare Officer and Safeguarding Lead job summary

With the publication of the DFE's Working Together to Improve School Attendance, Pioneer Learning Trust are keen to appoint an experienced Education Welfare Officer with strong knowledge and experience in strategically supporting schools to secure excellent pupil attendance. Our ideal candidate will also have expertise and strong knowledge of safeguarding children in education. The post holder will work across our Trust schools along with partner schools brokering the service from the Trust.

The successful candidate will be a professional who shares our values and who has the drive and resilience to support Trustees to achieve our strategic vision in our trust wide ethos of collaboration balanced with autonomy. The applicant will need to be committed to the pursuit of excellence in our academies supported by the CEO, the Trust Leadership Team and committed Trust Board.

This post is an exciting opportunity for someone who is ambitious and seeking to develop their knowledge and experience potential across the Trust and to work with an employer that is proud of its commitment to professional and personal growth.

The Pioneer Trust is a small but growing Trust of collaborative schools in Luton, The Trust consists of 3 larger than average primary schools - Chantry Primary Academy, Southfield Primary Academy and Whitefield Primary Academy. We have approximately 1500 pupils in the Trust taught and supported by around 300 staff. We are currently in the process of onboarding a new school and plan to grow to 7 schools with 3000+ pupils in the next two years.

For an informal chat about the role with our CEO, or for more information, please contact Gemma Patterson on 01582 706500 or by email at recruitment@pioneerlearningtrust.com.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice fluently in spoken English.

CVs will not be accepted for any post based in schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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