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Education Welfare Officer

More than one location, Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust

This job expired on 13 August 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    13 August 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 July 2022

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 40 weeks per year (includes two weeks outside term time to support with transition activities)

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£27,000 to £29,000

Education Welfare Officer job summary

EDUCATION WELFARE OFFICER

  • Location: All schools, base at Milton abbot
  • Job term: 40 weeks per year ( includes two weeks outside term time to support with transition activities)
  • Hours: 37 Hours
  • Salary: £27,000 to £29,000

Summary of Role:Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are looking for a dedicated and passionate Education Welfare Officer who can work innovatively to support pupils and families across all schools tomanage and maximise attendance so that no child is absent from school unnecessarily.The role may require travel to Trust educational settings and offices.  Main Duties and Responsibilities:  The post holder will work closely with the D INCLUDE core team, school Principals and attendance officers to record and monitor attendance (in line with DfE requirements) and work strategically with other staff, children and families within the Trust to reduce overall and persistent absence.

  • Support and embed the Inclusion strategy, holding schools to account in their delivery and aims for attendance.
  • Routinely monitor the attendance of vulnerable students and students who are known to be poor attenders.
  • Work with other agencies to provide appropriate services for children and young people, including leading on Early Help responses relating to cases of unacceptable absence, making referrals to children's social care, educationalpsychologists, the careers service etc. where relevant.(With the support of Devon County Council EW Service)
  • Support schools to establish and maintain positive and constructive relationships with families/carers who require more help because their child’s attendance is a concern. This could include daily telephone communication, regular meetings, presence at the school gates and home visits.
  • Where appropriate, to gather supporting evidence to recommend legal proceedings in cases of irregular school attendance, lead legal meetings and prepare reports and to give evidence in Court.
  • When required, prepare reports for the Principals and represent the Trust as required.​

All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).

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About the schools

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

​Welcome to Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust. Our Trust was created in January 2018 based on a shared vision, embracing both the Cooperative values and those of our Church of England schools.

We are excited about the opportunities that such a cross phase Trust is able to offer our communities and we are committed to create an ambitious, forward thinking learning environment for all our pupils, students and staff. There will be opportunities for everyone connected to the Trust to grow and develop, and therefore fulfil their ambitions.

We now include three secondary schools and 14 primary schools in our Trust, helping just under 5000 children and 720 staff to thrive - this is a truly exciting Trust to be involved with. We welcome your interest in joining us whether as a pupil, parent, member of staff or a governor so please look out for the opportunities when they arise.

School details

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
37 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1371 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1400 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
221 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
80 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

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